Innovate, Expand, Include
Reg No.TVA 1059
Financial Service Product Diversification
This Course Draws from the manual- Making Microfinance Work- Product Diversification- ITCILO developed material. Material suitable for all FSPs
Part I - Preparing for diversification: understanding diversification, the opportunities and risks; and preparing for product diversification
Part II - Product Options- Understanding ten different products: savings, long-term savings and micro-pensions, microenterprise loans, housing loans, emergency and consumption loans, microinsurance, leasing, money transfers, non-financial services, and grants
Part III - Market Segments- targeting marginalized market segments e.g youths, women, rural communities, SMEs
Part IV - Diversifying Successfully- builds the capacity of financial service providers to plan, organize, lead and control the product diversification process in order to maximize benefits for the institution and its clients.
Making Micro Finance Work
Managing Product Diversification
This textbook, designed for middle and senior managers in microfinance institutions, is relevant for institutions that have already diversified and are looking for ways to manage their diversification more effectively as well as those that have not yet done so and are looking for guidance on where and how to begin. As the second volume of a training programme, it builds on the highly acclaimed Making Microfinance Work: Managing for Improved Performance. It includes chapters on various product options and how to combine different product menus to serve specific market segments, and concludes with discussions about managing partnerships and devising strategies to achieve a diverse product portfolio.
Course Date: TBA
To be Notified.