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Course Schedule Grid

The 2018 Boulder MFT course schedule grid is now available!

Our program management team is available and would be happy to discuss the courses with you and can be reached at

The 2018 program will feature the Digital Financial Services (DFS) concentration including courses covering different themes of this important evolving aspect of Financial Inclusion.

For more information about the concentrations, click here.

Click on the colored buttons above the grid to highlight the courses that are part of each concentration.  

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  Week 1
(July 23-27)
Week 2
(July 30 - August 3)
The Boulder Master Class: New Financial Inclusion Paradigms
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
  COFFEE BREAK: 10:00-10:30
The New Digital Finance Landscape: Opportunities, Threats and Options for MFIs
(Aiaze Mitha)
Defining your Digital Strategy and Identifying a Service Design that Delivers
(Susie Lonie)
Putting Customers First: Strategies, Actions, and Tools
(Gerhard Coetzee)
The Role of Financial Service Providers in Digital Finance Ecosystems
(Xavier Faz)
Analyzing MFI Performance
(Blaine Stephens)
Internal Control and Fraud Prevention
(Aldo Moauro)
Microcredit Methodologies
(Sahar Tieby)
Strategic Planning
(Peter Lengewa)
How to Set Interest Rates and Analyze Associated Risks
(Sousan Urroz-Korori)
Managing and Regulating Transformation of MFIs
(Kimanthi Mutua, William Steel)
TBD Regulatory Ecosystems for Inclusive Digital Finance: Lessons for Regulators, Providers and Donors
(Ivo Jenik)
Beyond Mobile Money: Practical Tools for Powerful Finnovation
(Mike McCaffrey)
Business Models, Segmentation, and Positioning
(Anup Singh)
Strategic Leadership: Making Yourself Relevant in Times of Exponential Change
(Momina Aijazuddin)
Linking Leadership and Strategic Human Resource Management to Institutional Success
(Kim Pityn)
Financial Analysis for Microfinance Institutions
(Petronella Chigara-Dhitima)
Powerful Tools for Managing Growth, Profitability, and Impact
(David Richardson)
Reducing Vulnerability: Using Financial Services to Manage Client Risk
(Craig Churchill)
Non-Financial Risks: Root Cause of Institutional Challenges
(Hans Hekkenberg)
Product Development: Making Financial Products Work
(Indrajith Wijesiriwardana)
Facilitating Financial Inclusion: A New Approach for Funders
(Natasa Goronja)

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