The Frankfurt School is proud to announce the start of our newly developed e-learning course, Certified Expert in SME Finance. The online course, which is based on Frankfurt School’s broad experience in practical project work and theoretical business school education programs, is tailored to the needs of mid-level managers and loan officers active or interested in SME Finance.
The 6-month certification course is designed to be a part-time training, offering you the flexibility to follow your own schedule and the ability to combine daily work with your professional development! The high quality content will help you to immediately improve your daily job performance as well as the performance of your institution.
Seven modules each including an introductory video lecture, a PDF script laying the theoretical foundation, practical exercises, and online examination. Three of the seven modules will include the elaboration of extensive assignments/case studies, focusing on client investigation and financial ratio analysis. Participants should speak fluent English.
In this course you will learn how to manage SME Finance as an independent product line/customer segment within a financial institution. While topics related to all management levels (from macro to micro, from strategic to operational) will be taught, a clear focus is on the credit risk assessment based on clients' individual analysis.
Module 1 – Basics of SME Finance incl. Marketing & Sales
Module 2 – Client investigation basics
Module 3 – Cash flow analysis
Module 4 – Intermediate client investigation
Module 5 – Financial analysis
Module 6 – Loan portfolio management and monitoring
Module 7 – SME Finance supporting activities incl. HR, MIS
Tuition fee and deadline:
The "Certified Expert in SME Finance" course will start September 3, 2012
Registration will open June 1, 2012
Register until July 15 and benefit from our Early Bird tuition fee of EUR 850
Regular tuition fee: EUR 1000
Regular tuition fee per module is EUR 200
Final exam fee: EUR 30 (to be paid directly to the exam host)