ABOUT THIS COURSE
The Centre for Excellence in Financial Inclusion (CEFI) in partnership with PNG Institute of Banking and Business Management (IBBM), designed the Online Certified Microfinance Professional Course to fulfill the need of the microfinance industry and support expand the pool of microfinance professionals in Papua New Guinea. The course is supported through eLearning platform, training toolkits (level 1-3), and additional reference materials. The course will help staff of microfinance institutions, and interested applicants to be successful in a dynamic banking enviroment, through acquiring new skills and build competence in core banking areas to meet the diverse needs of different customers. The main objective is to leverage new skills in microfinance and technology with skilled human resources.
To qualify for the Online Certified Microfinance Professional Course, applicants must be a staff of any Microfinance Institution in Papua New Guinea, must have grade 12 creditials and above, must be a recent Grade 12 with “C” and “D” Grades, and must be a recent university graduate, who wish to start a career in the microfinance and/of banking industry.
Duration: 3 to 6 months online with (five) 5 workshops conducted by IBBM campus.
The Level 1 certificate is designed for frontline and entry-levell staff in Microfinance institutions who wish to build a strong skill set for undertaking credit and customer service roles and responsibilities within PNG characterized by an ever growing Microfinance Industry.
The Level 2 certificate is an advanced course program and is intended for those who wish to deepen and expand their competence in credit skills and judgement. Loan Assessments monitoring and recovery Management Information System and Reporting Delinquency Management Operational and Risk Management.
The Level 3 certificate is an advanced certificate designed for those who wish to develop an advanced level of technical knowledge and skills in all aspects of ability to apply the skills and judgement in complex business situations particularly at a higher management level.