This course counts toward the following majors: Finance, International Business, Social Enterprise
This short course is designed to provide an introductory understanding of microfinance institutions (MFIs) and their role in providing financial services to hundreds of millions of poor people. The course will examine the commercial, operational and developmental aspects of microfinance, including in-depth reviews of some of the largest, most successful MFIs in the world. In addition, students will learn about ways that other types of financial institutions, including traditional commercial banks, can contribute to the economic and social well-being of the communities they serve.
All Students: FINC-430-0 OR FINC-440-0
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