Microfinance Certified Professional Program
Improving capacity of staff has been a challenge for the micro finance institutions. In order to be successful in a dynamic environment, it is imperative that staff acquire new skills which will enable not only to respond to the changes but also, to build competence in core areas to meet the diverse needs of different customers. Eventually, the success of a financial institution lies in leveraging technology with skilled human resources
Institute of Banking and Business Management (IBBM) for designed a Professional Certificate in Microfinance Program in partnership with Microfinance Expansion Project (MEP) and Center for Excellence in Financial Inclusion (CEFI). The professional Certificate program is delivered in three stages, covering Fundamentals in Microfinance, Business math and accounting, essentials of microfinance lending, customer service and financial management in stage one and Operational risk management, Loan assessment monitoring and recovery, Management Information systems and reporting, delinquency management in stage two and Strategic business management, Financial management, Ratio analysis, regulatory compliance and reporting and corporate governance at the final stage. Microfinance staff training series is a timely intervention to fulfill the need of the industry and support the Professional Certificate in Microfinance as a training toolkit and reference material.
The 2000+ Man days of Microfinance Training was delivered in 6 locations across PNG :
Port Moresby, National Capital District
Kokopo, East New Britain
Kavieng, New Ireland
Mount Hagen, Highlands
Manus Island, Manus.