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Microfinance Online - Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.

 

Faculty of Business & Media via distance learning

 

Faculty of Business & Media

 

 

Microfinance via distance learning

 

This program of microfinance explores the banking service provided to unemployed or low-income individuals or groups who otherwise would have no other access to standard financial services. Microcredits encourage social and banking inclusion, by enabling socially vulnerable people to benefit from productive loans, savings solutions and more. Microfinance encompasses all financial products and services developed for those excluded from traditional banking channels.

 

Academic Supervisor : Nadège Noële Ango-Obiang
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Microfinance Online via distance learning

Specialist, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor - Microfinance.

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. For example: Accounting - Bank Management - Business & Economic Consulting - Cryptocurrency - Econometrics - Economic Science - Engineering Economics - Finance & Economics - Financial Intelligence - Financial Management - Financial Science .

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Microfinance Online
Tuition Fee: 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online: 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Microfinance via distance learning = Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from the specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Microfinance Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online: 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Microfinance via distance learning = Academic credits + 40 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Community & Social Development.

 

Master's Degree - Microfinance Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online: 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Microfinance via distance learning = Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Community & Social Development. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Microfinance Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online: 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Microfinance via distance learning = Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Community & Social Development. + 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...

 

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BIU adapts each Distance Learning Higher Education degree program to the needs of each student. More info...

 

 

Microfinance Online

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...

 

Analysis of Social Problems
This course examines social problems from three perspectives. Systemic problems: racial and sexual discrimination, inequality and poverty, militarization and war, ecological problems, overpopulation, urban and rural problems, and life cycle problems. Problems of specific institutions: government, economy, family, education, religion, and social services. Personal pathologies: mental illness, suicide, alcoholism, and drug addiction.
Academic Supervisor: Francis Wambua Mulwa

Social Welfare
This course analyses the nature and impact of economic/political/social ideologies in addition to the forces that shaped the evolution of western and other civilizations' responses to the poor, unemployed, sick and disabled, displaced, children-and-families-at-risk, widows and orphans, and racial/ethnic minorities.
Academic Supervisor: Djaber Nacer Eddine

Business in Developing Nations
This course examines the international environment for transnational trade, investment, and operations in the less-developed countries; It surveys the economics of underdevelopment and analyzes foreign economic, cultural, political environments, and their impact on international business. It also considers the effect of foreign investment in the countries development process.
Academic Supervisor: Earle Taylor

Business in Less Developed Countries
This course provides an understanding of the economic, sociocultural, and political environment in the less developed countries. It deals with the problems of international trade and investment, north-south relations, technology transfer, foreign aid, and financial and capital flows.
Academic Supervisor: Earle Taylor

Money & Banking
This course examines the principles of money, credit creation and banking; the organization, operation and control of the banking system; and the relationship between the quantity of money and the level of economic activity. It provides a theoretical and applied analysis of money, banking, and financial markets.
Academic Supervisor: Dimitrios Nikolaou Koumparoulis

Nonprofit Global Organizations - NGOs
This course examines the role and importance of nonprofit non-governmental or global organizations in the development and support of social needs. It also considers the nature and the resources of the nonprofit sector; the structure, operation, and governance of nonprofit organizations; and the taxation, governmental, and institutional relations of public charities, private foundations, and mutual benefit organizations.
Academic Supervisor: Nadège Noële Ango-Obiang

Third World & Developing Nations
This course surveys the dominant theories of economic development and the meaning of "development vs. growth." It discusses the major characteristics of developing nations and the key constraints and variables of economic and political development: population growth, unemployment, urbanization, migration, agricultural and rural development, education, industrialization, and trade.
Academic Supervisor: Francis Wambua Mulwa

Cash Flow Management
This course examines the principles and practices related to the management of cash flows, considering the measurement of cash flow cycles, cash flow forecasting, and short-term financing.
Academic Supervisor: Dimitrios Nikolaou Koumparoulis

Governmental & Non Profit Accounting
This course covers the objectives and principles of accounting for governmental entities. It explains the differences between business and government accounting, the accounting particulars of non governmental organizations, foundations and non profit organizations, tax transparency and exemptions, and public financial funds. It reviews the instruments for the public administration accounting control and transparency.
Academic Supervisor: George Iatridis

Circular Economy
This course of circular economy explores the design and promotion of products that last and that can be reused, repaired and remanufactured. Circular economy is a production and consumption model that ensures sustainable growth over time. It looks for the optimization of resources, to reduce the consumption of raw materials, and to recover waste by recycling or giving it a second life as a new product.
Academic Supervisor: Nadège Noële Ango-Obiang

Economic Development
This course deals with the performance and problems of developing countries in relation to growth, employment, structural change, and human development. It analyzes several theories and paradigms of development, sources of economic growth, and the policies used to promote industrialization, trade, and sustainability. It considers different development strategies adopted by several countries.
Academic Supervisor: Nadège Noële Ango-Obiang

Microfinance & Microcredits
This course studies the effects of microfinance and microcredits in getting undeveloped communities out of poverty cycle and in contributing to economic growth, employment, structural change, human development, and sustainability in different cultural environments. It considers the different development strategies adopted by several countries through microfinance and microcredits.
Academic Supervisor: Nadège Noële Ango-Obiang

 

 

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Microfinance Online via distance learning

Recommended Professional References.

Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional.

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...

 

ABCRED - Associação Brasileira de Entidades Operadoras de Microcrédito e Microfinanças
ADIE - Association pour le Droit à l'Initiative Économique
AEM - Asociación Española de Microfinanzas
AMFI - Association for Microfinance Institutions
ASOMICROFINANZAS - Asociación Colombiana de Instituciones Microfinancieras
ASOMIF - Asociación de Instituciones de Microfinanzas del Peru
BWTP - Banking with the Poor Network
EMN - European Microfinance Network
EMP - European Microfinance Platform
IAMFI - International Association of Microfinance Investors
LSESU Microfinance Society
MC - Microfinance Center
MFIN - Microfinance Institutions Network India
MFN - MicroFinance Network
SMS - Sahulat Microfinance Society
SOLIDAIRE - Portail  pour des Projet Humanitaire et Solidaire
TMA - The Microfinance Association
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Admission requirements - Microfinance

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.

 

For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format. More info...

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission. More info...

 

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

Duration - Microfinance Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

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Faculty of Business & Media via distance learning

Microfinance Online

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.