This leads to the award of a Diploma in Microfinance of the Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services it's the basic qualification for the majority of career Microfinance practitioners.

Objective:
To create a pool of professionals, with appropriate skills to effectively manage the challenges of growth in the microfinance industry

Am I Eligible?
Either: (i) Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with 2 Principal passes and 1 subsidiary pass obtained at the same sitting or equivalent
Or
(ii) Banking Certificate

(iii) Any other recognised professional qualification like CPA, ACCA or equivalent.

What will I study?
For the award of the Diploma in Microfinance one must pass the 16 papers listed below, including the internship/Business Project:-

  •  Management Information System

  •  Risk Management in Microfinance

  •  Financial Resource Mobilisation and Management

  •  Human Resource Management

  •  Marketing in Microfinance

  •  Business Environment for Microfinance

  •  Management and Organization in Microfinance

  •  Accounting and Financial Management

  •  Legal Framework of Microfinance Business

  •  Entrepreneurship and Investment

  •  Product Design & Development

  •  Rural & Agricultural Value Chain Financing

  •  Monitoring and Evaluation for Microfinance

  •  Credit Administration in Microfinance

  •  History and Trends in Microfinance

  •  Student' Project/ Internship

Duration: 2 Years

Banking & Finance Skills