The Professional Certificate in Financial Analysis is designed to deepen the economic and financial variables that microfinance practitioners have to consider and analyze in order to take decisions about the performance of their institutions. Topics covered: introduction to financial statement analysis, key elements for assessing viability and stability of a business, profitability analysis, solvency analysis, liquidity analysis, performance indicators, and key features of financial analysis.
Graduates who are considering a career in microfinance.
Bankers who want to develop a career in microfinance.
Professionals in other fields e.g. law etc.
Staff of non-governmental organizations.
Staff of international development agencies.
Accredited by a leading faculty and university.
Program graduates working with leading microfinance institutions.
A solid refresher program for practitioners.
Detailed study manual in hard copy.
End of module assessments – accounts for 25 percent.
60 percent online attendance required.
To be awarded the professional certificate in Financial Analysis, candidates would be provided with a set of financial data and based on this data; they would be required to make specific recommendations to the board of directors. Candidates would also have to use this financial data to develop a three-year business plan.