Micro-credit operators provide lending services to enable people establish and expand micro-enterprises. These services are vital for the development of micro-enterprises and SMEs, for job creation and for combating poverty. It is however widely known that microenterprises hardly have access to microcredits and the technical assistance, which they need to exploit their potentials. In reality, most micro-finance banks do not have any sustainable means of ensuring the continuity of micro-credit schemes thereby leading to the failure of such lofty schemes.
This workshop is designed to sensitize micro-credit providers, enterprises owners and other stakeholders on sustainable micro-credit financing and management.
At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
- Develop a sustainable credit initiative
- Evaluate micro-credit projects
- Identify sources of funds of microcredit financing
- Develop skills for credit delivery/ recovery management.
- An Overview of Micro-Credit Schemes in Nigeria
- Monitoring and Evaluation of MSMEs
- Micro Enterprise Creation and Social Responsibilities
- Sources of Fund
- Micro Credit Models
- Capacity Building for Micro/Small Enterprise Initiation and Management
- How to Manage Credit Delivery/Recovery
- Credit Collection Management
- Collateral Issues and Revolving Loans Methodology
- Experience Sharing
Methodology of Delivery
The programme will be delivered using the following methodology; lecture, brainstorming, role-play, simulations, discussions, case-studies and assignments. Audio visual aids will be used to reinforce learning methods.
Officers designing, implementing and evaluating micro-credit projects, Policy makers, NGOs, Donor agencies, Industrial Extension Officers, Officers responsible for small and medium enterprises development in both federal and state ministries of industry.
Mode of Assessment for Certification
100 percent attendance / active participation
Aisha Bello Aliu (Mrs.)