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Come join us for the
2018 Boulder Microfinance Training (MFT)
featuring the Digital Financial Services track
July 23 – August 3, 2018

To register now for our 2018 Boulder Institute Programs, click here

The 24th Edition of the Boulder MFT in English featuring the Digital Financial Services Concentration will be held alongside the French language Boulder MFT in Turin, Italy at the International Training Centre of the ILO from July 23rd to August 3rd, 2018. These programs will bring together financial inclusion professionals from around the world representing MFIs, Commercial Banks, Central Banks, Ministries of Finance, Donor Agencies, Investors, Development Agencies and more.

For information about our Annual Spanish language Boulder MFT which is held in Latin America  in March, click here

The 2018 Boulder MFT English language program will offer 20 elective courses to choose from delivered by over 30  world-renowned experts on financial inclusion. Our Digital Financial Services Concentration will include 6 cutting-edge courses on strategy, product design, agent banking, digital credit, and digital finance ecosystems.

The program will also feature the enhanced Boulder Master Class: New Financial Inclusion Paradigms, a dynamic roundtable event designed and led by Boulder Institute President Robert Christen, and Vice president Natasa Goronja that brings together over 15 world renowned experts in microfinance to discuss financial inclusion from a holistic point of view. Each morning, participants take part in this discussion and debate on different aspects of financial inclusion, the lessons learned, and the diversity of approaches.  Some topics that may be covered are client centricity, digital partnerships, interoperability, segmentation, leadership for change management, and more.

The Boulder Institute of Microfinance, led by our President and Founder, Robert Christen, has over 23 years of microfinance training experience and the collective expertise of over 200 faculty members. The Boulder MFT program provides an unrivaled opportunity for professionals working at every level of microfinance today. We are the only microfinance training program 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 program creates 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 program brings 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.

As part of the program, you will:

  • Develop management skills that will prepare you to address institutional challenges and practices in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Participate in real-life, practical case studies that have been experienced and directed by our globally renowned faculty.
  • Strengthen analytical skills with tools and methodologies that will equip you to confront emerging issues.
  • Build an invaluable network of personal contacts that will remain with you throughout your professional career.

Learn tested and cutting edge microfinance techniques that will facilitate the provision of valuable services to your clients

Join us for the 24th Annual Boulder MFT!

If you need any additional information about the 2018 Boulder Institute Programs, please contact us at

Boulder Institute of Microfinance

120 E Washington Street Suite 325
Syracuse, New York 13202, USA
+1 (315) 760-3091

Boulder Institute