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Inaugural Edition of the Digital Transformation of Microfinance Institutions Program!

July 22 – August 2, 2019 in Turin, Italy

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This program is designed for microfinance managers and other financial inclusion professionals who are seeking effective strategies to digitize their institution or institutions they support. We will analyze potential risks, challenges, and opportunities that these new technologies present.

The Boulder Institute, led by our President and Founder, Robert Christen, has over 24 years of microfinance training experience and the collective expertise of over 200 faculty members. The Boulder DIGITAL program provides an unrivaled opportunity for professionals working at every level of microfinance today. We are the only microfinance training institution that specifically aims to equalize the spread of knowledge and resources in different parts of the world by offering microfinance training in three languages.

Transform Your Thinking

Our immersion programs create the space for participants to deeply reflect on specific challenges, and share ideas and strategies on how to face the sector's pressing issues, using new tools and a fresh perspective. The programs bring together professionals from the whole spectrum of microfinance including MFIs, support institutions, central banks, ministries of finance, bi/multi-lateral aid organizations, development organizations, investors, universities, and more.

The Boulder DIGITAL in English lasts two weeks, providing 70 academic course hours.

The program is offered in three blocks: The Master Class, held in a symposium style, takes place in the morning, and all participants of both the DIGITAL and MFT programs come together and analyze trends in the sector. During Late Morning Elective Courses and Afternoon Elective Courses, participants analyze the development, use, and understanding of specific tools created for the sector. After formal class time, there are cultural and recreational activities, geared to bring participants together for sharing and networking.

As part of the Boulder DIGITAL program, you will:

  • Observe successful experiences in the digitization of microfinance.
  • Deepen knowledge related to client segmentation and value propositions.
  • Understand agent banking management and key considerations for establishing effective commercial relations with third party payment systems.
  • Explore emerging themes and new technological challenges.
  • Strengthen critical thinking and systematic decision-making
  • Build an invaluable global network of personal contacts that will remain with you throughout your professional career.
  • Analyze the current state of the industry, confronting the challenges that financial inclusion presents on the world stage.

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Boulder Institute of Microfinance

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