Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late! Apply Today for the HBS-ACCION Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance

> Posted by Elizabeth Davidson
The deadline to apply for the 2012 HBS-ACCION Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance has been extended to January 31!
This year, the program will take place April 9-14 at the Harvard Business School campus in Boston.
The program is tailored to meet the needs of executives of institutions ranging from MFIs to private-sector commercial banks and service providers. In the past six years, the HBS-ACCION Program has been attended by over 100 executives from some of the world’s most prominent MFIs, including the Grameen Bank, SKS, MiBanco, BRI, Compartamos, and Equity Bank.
Additionally, this year we invite regulators and investors engaged in expanding financial inclusion to apply.
The program will focus on fundamental challenges of doing business in the low-income segment of the financial sector, including:

  • succeeding in highly competitive financial sectors
  • balancing a social focus with a commercial setting
  • reaching new business segments
  • evolving products and delivery channels

To learn more about the 2012 HBS-ACCION Program, click here.  Applications can be downloaded here and submitted to  The deadline for applying is January 31, 2012, but please note that space is limited and we are unable to accept applicants after the program is filled.  If you would like to recommend someone for the program, please email and we can invite them to apply. We are also offering limited scholarships. Please contact us if interested.
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