HBS-ACCION Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance: Now Accepting Applications for 2010

> Posted by Anita Gardeva

We are pleased to announce that we are beginning to accept applications for the 2010 HBS-ACCION Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance.

The Program is scheduled to take place April 5th through April 10th, 2010 at Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts.
The HBS-ACCION Program provides a unique opportunity for participants to expand their strategic thinking, learn through a proven case-study approach, and consider their role in finance for the bottom of the pyramid. The course is designed for CEOs and executives at leading microfinance institutions or mainstream banks, and is part of HBS’s Initiative on Social Enterprise.
The course will address fundamental 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
  • reaching new business segments
  • developing innovative products and delivery channels

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and space is limited to 60 people.
For more information on the program and to apply please visit www.accion.org/hbs or email Anita Gardeva at hbsaccion@accion.org.

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