Back to Boulder: Leading Inclusive Finance in the Digital Age in EnglishBack to Boulder: Leading Inclusive Finance in the Digital Age in English

Back to Boulder
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Back to Boulder:  Leading Inclusive Finance in the Digital Age  provides participants the opportunity to customize their learning experiences by selecting from three concentrations:
 

  • Risk Governance
  • Competitiveness & Client Centricity
  • Digital Transformation

The program is offered in English only.

The 5th Annual Back to Boulder schedule will be posted in the future.  To gain an understanding of the program, please refer to the 2019 course schedule, click here

Classes run from 9:00am to 5:30pm Monday through Thursday, with two coffee breaks and lunch in between, and from 9:00am to 2:00pm on Friday. A formal reception is held early on in the week.

Sunday’s schedule:

We strongly encourage you to arrive in Washington, D.C. on the Saturday before the program begins in order to take part in registration and orientation activities on Sunday. You’ll be able to meet your peers, join us for a tour of Washington, D.C. and settle in before the official start of the program. (Additional details/tour pricing to come.)

Friday Special Schedule:
 

9:00am-10:00am: The Way Forward
10:00am-10:30am: Coffee Break
10:30am-12:40am: The Way Forward (Continued)
12:40pm-1:00pm: Short Coffee Break
1:00pm-2:00pm: Closing Graduation Ceremony
2:30pm-5:30pm: End-of-Program Celebration at Pinstripes in Georgetown

Please consider staying an additional night after the program ends as the closing reception is scheduled for the early evening of Friday, November 20, 2020. Directly following the closing ceremony, join us for good food and bocce ball at Pinstripes Bistro in beautiful Georgetown.

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  MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY Concentration
PLENARY
SESSION
9:00 - 10:00
Welcome and Introduction to Strategic Risk Response with an Overview of Recent Crises
(Momina Aijazuddin, Robert Christen)
Clients at the Center
(Gerhard Coetzee, Lorenzo Chan, Robert Christen)
Leadership for Change Management
(Claire Burns, Robert Christen)
Digital Transformation Case Studies and Lessons Learned
(Mark Flaming, Momina Aijazuddin, Marème Sene, Phillip Sigwart)
The Way Forward
(Martin Holtmann, Robert Christen, Mark Flaming)
ALL
PARTICIPANTS
  BREAK OUT SESSIONS
MORNING SESSION
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
with COFFEE BREAK
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Clients at the Center
(Gerhard Coetzee, Lorenzo Chan, Robert Christen)
A Customer-Centric Business Model to Enhance Competitiveness: Planning The Customer Experience Project
(Gerhard Coetzee, Jayshree Venkatesan)
A Customer-Centric Business Model to Enhance Competitiveness: Managing Change
(Gerhard Coetzee, Cheryl Frankiewicz)
The Way Forward
(Martin Holtmann, Robert Christen, Mark Flaming)
COMPETITIVENESS & CLIENT CENTRICITY
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Clients at the Center
(Gerhard Coetzee, Lorenzo Chan, Robert Christen)
Risk and Governance: External Risk, Disruptive Innovation, and Preventable Risk
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Risk and Governance: Risk Scorecard
(Natasa Goronja, Robert Christen, Gabriel Davel)
The Way Forward
(Martin Holtmann, Robert Christen, Mark Flaming)
RISK GOVERNANCE
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Clients at the Center
(Gerhard Coetzee, Lorenzo Chan, Robert Christen)
Digital Strategy Components
(Martin Holtmann, Omoneka J. Musa)
Roap Map for Digital Transformation; Making it a Reality
(Aiaze Mitha, Momina Aijazuddin, Mark Flaming)
The Way Forward
(Martin Holtmann, Robert Christen, Mark Flaming)
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
  LUNCH: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja, Daniel Rozas)
An Introduction to Customer-Centric Business Models
(Gerhard Coetzee)
A Customer-Centric Business Model to Enhance Competitiveness: Customer Analytics and Segmentation
(Gerhard Coetzee, Yanina Seltzer)
A Customer-Centric Business Models to Enhance Competitiveness: Real Life Case Study Discussion And Wrap-Up
(Gerhard Coetzee)
GRADUATION CEREMONY AND CELEBRATION COMPETITIVENESS & CLIENT CENTRICITY
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja, Daniel Rozas)
Risk and Governance: Strategic Risk
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Risk and Governance: External Risk, Disruptive Innovation, and Preventable Risk
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Risk and Governance: Board Self-Assessment and Improvement Plan
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
GRADUATION CEREMONY AND CELEBRATION RISK GOVERNANCE
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja, Daniel Rozas)
Digital Strategy: What Does it Mean to Digitalize Your Bank?
(Jeremy Pallant, Martin Holtmann, Glen Tugman)
Digital Strategy Components
(Martin Holtmann, Omoneka J. Musa)
Strategic and Innovative Considerations in the Digital Landscape
(Aiaze Mitha, Momina Aijazuddin, Mark Flaming)
GRADUATION CEREMONY AND CELEBRATION DIGITAL FINANCIAL SERVICES
  COFFEE BREAK: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
PLENARY
SESSION
4:30 - 5:30
Enhancing Strategic Relevance in Times of Exponential Change
(Nicole Van Der Tuin, Sami Lahoud, Momina Aijazuddin)
Afternoon concentration courses continued Disruptive Innovation: Case Study of ANT Financial
(Momina Aijazuddin, Meng Yan)
Industry Perspectives on Digital Transformation
(Momina Aijazuddin, Greta Bull, Gautam Ivatury, Usman Ahmed)
GRADUATION CEREMONY AND CELEBRATION ALL
PARTICIPANTS

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