The program is designed as a one year program with 14 course units, which include six units of compulsory and eight units of optional. Lectures will be conducted during the weekends. Ten hour non-credit orientation course will be conducted covering Business English.


  • Objectives

    a. To achieve an understanding of key issues and nature of MF.
    b. To determine minimum requirements (benchmarks) for MF practitioners.
    c. To provide basic knowledge about sustainability issues and performance measurement.
     

  •  Objectives
    a. To understand basic accounting principles and their application to MF.
    b. To gain knowledge of accounting practice particularly as they apply to MF accounting.
    c. To review the purpose and components of financial statements relevant to MF.
    d. To practice recording of accounting entries, adjustments and preparing of trial balance.

  • Objectives

    a. To understand the importance of financial information for management decision making.
    b. To review the purpose, components and interrelationships between financial statements relevant for MFIs.
    c. To understand the importance of provisioning.
    d. To understand and analyze MF performance indicators and apply it to your institution.

  • Objectives
    a. To be able to explain the process of planning and setting goals.
    b. To be able to identify the strategies for effective time management and delegation.
    c. To be able to demonstrate an understanding of resolving conflicts.
    d. To be able to describe clearly problem solving techniques and rational decision making.
    e. To be able to identify the appropriate skills in motivating staff.

  • Objectives
    a. To understand the business planning process.
    b. To be able to develop a concise mission statement of an MFI.
    c. To be able to assess the current situation of an MFI.
    d. To be able to identify the various external factors that affect MFI operations.
    e. To be able to determine the  potential for growth and expansion of an MFI.
    f. To be able to develop major long-term business strategies for MFIs.
    g.  To be able to produce detailed financial projections;
    h. To conduct sensitivity analysis;  
    i.To be able to produce a comprehensive Business Plan

  • Objectives
    a. Provide participants with the tools and knowledge to design demand driven financial products, to cost them and to price them competitively.

  • Objectives
    a. To understand the term “delinquency”, its causes, costs and negative implications for the sustainability of an MFI.
    b. To understand the importance of monitoring of the loan portfolio and the measurement of delinquency.
    c. To develop incentives to control and measures to avoid delinquencies.
    d. To understand the importance of provisioning and write-off policies.

  • Objectives
    a. To understand characteristics of entrepreneurs
    b. To understand opportunities and issues in business start-up
    c. To guide to prepare a business plan

  • Objectives
    a. To understand social and business networks
    b. To understand the importance of social and business networks on SME development

  • Objectives
    a. To understand the importance of MF as a tool for poverty alleviation and regional development
    b. To identify and analyze roles of different institutions for MF development
    c. To review the recent development and issues in the MF sector

  • Objective


    a. To provide necessary knowledge and skills on project preparation, project appraisal, research methodologies, techniques in data collection and data analyzing and report writing as well.

  • Objectives


    a. To understand current trends in domestic and world finance and economic environment
    b. To provide a critical understanding of contemporary issues related to development finance at macro, sectoral and enterprise level with specific reference to Sri Lanka

  • Objectives

    This module prepares for students who wish to understand the working and operation of the Sri Lanka financial systems. This module shows how financial system works in Sri Lanka. The aim is to impart the knowledge and skills that students need for a successful career in banking and finance or in related fields.