Promoting Inclusive Markets and Financial Systems
HBS - ACCION Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance
Harvard Business School
Cambridge, Massachussetts, USA
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ACCION International and Harvard Business School invite you to apply for the 2012 Harvard Business School-ACCION Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance, a high-level strategy and leadership training for those shaping the microfinance industry, including CEOs and executives of leading microfinance institutions and mainstream banks, regulators, and investors.
2012 COURSE FOCUS
The 2012 course marries the best in strategic business thinking with the most important advances in microfinance through:
• An intensive immersion into the microfinance industry and the operations of leading microfinance institutions.
• Addressing key challenges of doing business at the base of the financial sector, including succeeding in highly competitive financial sectors, maintaining a social focus in a commercial setting, and evolving products and delivery channels.
• Engaging participants in discussing the experience of leading institutions through the case method approach, pioneered by HBS.
• Reviewing some of the most recent developments in microfinance, such the Compartamos IPO and a video on the operations at ACCION partner, Mibanco, in Peru.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Executives of institutions – from microfinance institutions to private sector commercial banks to service providers. Additionally, this year we are issuing a special invitation to regulators and investors engaged in expanding financial inclusion.
Program cost, including tuition, housing, meals and extras: $7,350
We try to provide scholarships to participants who cannot attend because of the cost. If interested please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.