Queen’s University is offering its cutting-edge program on Financial Institutions for Private Enterprise Growth (FIPEG) for professionals who wish to learn about the latest innovations and strategies in the area of small and medium enterprise (SME) finance. Based on international best practices, this two-week program provides professionals with the new operational techniques, banking business models, and innovations that are required to build and maintain a successful SME banking portfolio.
FIPEG has been designed for professionals in financial institutions, government agencies, NGOs, and international organizations that recognize the potential and importance of financing SMEs.
- Commercial, investment and specialized banks
- Financial development corporations
- Central banks
- Government ministries
- Multilateral and bilateral development assistance agencies
- Non-governmental organizations
- Banking sector consultants and trainers
Furthermore, the program provides participants with the relationship management tools for SME customer satisfaction, and will create awareness of the opportunities and threats arising from fintech companies. The program also gives senior government officials an understanding of the macroeconomic policies needed for sustainable SME finance.
Costs and Funding: The fee includes tuition, housing, health insurance, course materials, and social events, but does not include the cost of airfare and meals. SME Finance Forum members are offered a 10% discount on the course fees.
How to Apply: Applications may be submitted electronically via: jdintl.econ.queensu.ca/training/online-application