Risk Management


This course provides an overview of risk management as it applies to microfinance bank operations. It also discusses the various types of risk, dangers associated with each and methods for managing the various risk. The aim of the taking this Risk Management course is to introduce you to real life practical experience of risk management. By the end of this course, you will know how to apply practicality to your day to day experience as a risk manager or similar position. Also by the end of your assessment, you will be confident of yourself as a risk manager and as someone with knowledge that can be transferred.

Main Features

  • One on one communication tutor
  • Detailed materials
  • Structured course written by experienced industry practitioners
  • Structured content that meet the needs of the industry
  • Assessment after course completion
  • Continuous mentoring by tutor

Target Audience

This assessment is ideally suited to the needs and aspirations of risk managers who are either new or professionals alike in the microfinance industry. You will gain a wider understanding of the relevant questions in the sector while having an edge against your peers in terms of career progression and opportunities. All this as a result of quality knowledge gain from taking this assessment.

The risk management assessment quiz provides a practical approach to managing portfolio while gaining adequate ideas, skills and techniques needed to be a microfinance practitioner.


Prepare for some question at the end of this course. The answers will help demonstrate your understanding of the material in this course

Course Content

Total learning: 42 lessons / 1 quiz Time: 360 days
  • Risk Management in Microfinance Banks  will make you understand the importance of risk management in your various MFBs 0/11

    • Lecture1.1
      Welcome Page Preview
    • Lecture1.2
      Introduction Preview
    • Lecture1.3
    • Lecture1.4
    • Lecture1.5
    • Lecture1.6
    • Lecture1.7
    • Lecture1.8
    • Lecture1.9
    • Lecture1.10
    • Lecture1.11
    • Lecture1.12
    • Assign1.1
  • Module 2: Risk Management Types  This section discusses the types of risk inherent in microfinance operations and the mitigating tools 0/20

    • Lecture2.1
    • Lecture2.2
    • Lecture2.3
    • Lecture2.4
    • Lecture2.5
    • Lecture2.6
    • Lecture2.7
    • Lecture2.8
    • Lecture2.9
    • Lecture2.10
    • Lecture2.11
    • Lecture2.12
    • Lecture2.13
    • Lecture2.14
    • Lecture2.15
    • Lecture2.16
    • Lecture2.17
    • Lecture2.18
    • Lecture2.19
    • Assign2.1
  • Module 3: Risk Elements  This concluding section discusses the impacts of risk in microfinance operations and what must be done to avert such risk 0/12

    • Lecture3.1
    • Lecture3.2
    • Lecture3.3
    • Lecture3.4
    • Lecture3.5
    • Lecture3.6
    • Lecture3.7
    • Lecture3.8
    • Lecture3.9
    • Lecture3.10
    • Lecture3.11
    • Quiz3.1

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Learning Objectives

•Understanding what risks is all about

•Learn how to identify and measure the different    types of risk.
•Understand which levels of risk MFIs are willing    to take.
•Walk through the different kinds of risks that          your financial institution faces.
•Understand that risk management is one of the core functions in financial institutions.
•Differentiate between the different risk types
•Be familiar with key instruments to manage            financial and operational risks

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