Training Modules

Till to date, InM has developed 14 training modules of international standards to cater to the needs of microfinance practitioners at national and international levels. The modules are as follows:

 

Microfinance Operations and Management (10 days)
The training is designed to improve the overall performance of the microfinance sector by augmenting the capacity of the human resources at various levels. It also aims at increasing the efficiency, effectiveness, impacts and sustainability of the microfinance programme operations and management. Read More……
Microfinance Operations and Management (5 days)
The course aims at improving overall performance of the microfinance industry through competence and capacity building of human resources at various levels, and increasing the efficiency, effectiveness, impacts and sustainability of the microfinance programmes through developing a culture of innovation and continuous improvement of the products & services, and overall microfinance operations and management. Read More……
Book Keeping and Accounting Management for MFIs (5 days)
The training has been designed to improve the competence levels of MFI staff on standard accounting system, which ensures smooth operations of microfinance programmes. It also involves fundamental financial management of MFIs/ NGOs related to microcredit operations and management. Read More……
Financial Management for MFIs (5 days)
Many executives, branch managers and CEOs of Microfinance institutions have non-business academic backgrounds. The aim of this course is to equip these executives with particular financial skills so that they will be able to handle and manage both short term and long term issues related to financial management. This course aims to train MFI executives to manage working capital, exposure to credit risk, and evaluate profitability of long term projects. Read More……
Accounting & Finance for Non-finance Executives of MFIs (5 days)
Many executives, branch managers and CEOs of MFIs have non-accounting background. Accounting and financial information are critical in the decision making process of the Executives. A better understanding of the process of statement preparation and financial information will lead to informed decision. This training module is designed to cater the target audience in a manner so that they can understand how and why accounting records are prepared, summarized and interpreted. This will enable them to supervise in an efficient and effective manner and question any anomalies to the accountants and thus contribute to the sustainability of MFIs. Read More……
Financial Analysis (5 days)
Financial Analysis course is developed to help people working in the microfinance field to obtain basic analytical skills to use financial information. It is intended for managers and executives of micro-finance organizations to evaluate financial health of the entity. Particularly, this course aims to train non-finance executives with several financial statement analysis techniques such as, common size statement analysis, ratio analysis, break-even analysis, time series or trend analysis etc. Read More……
Monitoring and Evaluation of Microfinance Programme (5 days)
The training has been designed for effective monitoring and evaluation of different microfinance programmes and this course will assist in the development of practical knowledge on monitoring and evaluation of microfinance programmes. The participants will also learn the ways to design an effective monitoring system and to apply this in their own organizations. Read More……
Improving Participatory Managerial Skills and Management Style (5 days)
The training has been designed to introduce the participants with the concepts of overall participatory management functions in order to enhance their managerial skills to increase efficiency in their professional fields. Read More……
Microfinance Regulatory System and Governance (5 days)
The course has been designed to provide an overall understanding of regulatory issues of Bangladesh microfinance sector with special focus on MRA policies. It also aims at shedding lights on various aspects of governance structure of MFIs. Read More……
Microfinance Credit Delivery Process and Operations (5 days)
This training aims at enhancing the competencies of the participants on microfinance credit delivery process and operations. Read More……                        
Microfinance Product Design and Business Planning (5 days)
The training has been designed to enable the participants to design market driven, appropriate and sustainable financial products and to prepare business plan for their microfinance programmes to maintain growth, efficiency and productivity of the programmes. Read More…… 
Effective Management of Microenterprise Loans  (5 days)
This five-day course is intended to sharpen participants’ skills in reviewing financial performance of the microenterprise and analyse credit worthiness of the enterprise. Read More…… 
Advanced Generic ToT   (10 days)
This training has been especially designed to enhance the Master Trainer’s capabilities necessary for effective training delivery. Read More…… 
Interpersonal Communication and Risk Management (5 days)
This training has been designed to enhance the participant’s capabilities necessary for effective interpersonal communication at workplace and microfinance risk identification and managmeent. Read More…… 

 

Other Newly Developed Customized Training Courses

Risk Management and Monitoring in Microfinance Operations at Field Level  (3 days)
This training has been designed to enhance the participant’s capabilities necessary for effective risk management of microfinance operations. Further, this course will assist in the development of practical knowledge on monitoring and evaluation of microfinance programmes. The participants will also learn the ways to design an effective monitoring system and to apply this in their own organizations. Read More…… 
Key Performance Indicators (KPI) of Monitoring and Auditing for MFIs (3 days)
This three-day course is intended to sharpen participants’ skills in reviewing and interpreting operational performance through using key performance indicators (KPI). Through this tailor-made course participants will become capable to assess financial risks inherent in microfinance institutions and choose strategies to improve performance for sustainability. Read More…… 
Building Skills of Branch Managers on Microfinance Operations and Management at Field Level  (4 days)
Microfinance sector is growing exponentially in terms of loan disbursement, loan outstanding, savings mobilization, offering diversified products and services etc. which necessitate prudent risk management initiatives and efficiency at the microfinance branch level operations. This four-day course is designed to help microfinance institutions develop and improve the quality of their microfinance operations, risk management processes and focuses on problem prevention and early problem identification and control. Read More…… 
Building Workplace Attitude and Values for Enhancing Organizational Commitment (2 days)
This course is designed to indoctrinate the employees to bathe them in the institution’s culture to cultivate their commitment to the organisation, its mission and its clients, and to learn and practice especially the social skills needed to perform their jobs. To retain quality staff members and to ensure that they grow and develop as the organisation evolves, it is necessary to undergo with this type of training to upkeep the staff morals so that they become a good team player and get motivated to retain in the job and above all own the organisation. 
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InM regularly updates its curricula and modules based on current research and field operation findings to keep pace with new innovations and practices.