> Posted by Anita Gardeva
Your last chance is fast approaching to apply for the 2011 HBS-ACCION Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance, which will take place April 25–30th 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 addition, this year we invite investors and regulators engaged in expanding financial inclusion to apply.
The 2011 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
Read more about the 2011 program and download an application here.
Spaces are filling up fast. To apply, please email us your application no later than Friday, February 4th.