Microfinance & Microenterprise in India

This course will focus on microfinance and its potential as a tool for economic development within the political, business and cultural context of Northern India. Students will learn from practitioners across the entire breadth of the industry including financing banks, MFI head-offices, field-offices and loan group meetings. Student exposure through presentations, company visits, field visits and interviews with loan recipients and microentrepreneurs will prepare them to work with selected MFIs to understand the opportunities and challenges facing the microfinance organizations and their clients.    

Course Number: 
GF-4424
Credit Hours: 
3.00