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Geographical area(s)

CESAG, Dakar, Senegal

Languages fr

Target audience

Director General, Deputy Director, Chief Financial Officer


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23 Apr
SIMFI - Strategy, Performance & Risk Management in Microfinance

From 23 to 26 of April, 2018 CESAG - Boulevard du Général De Gaulle | B.P 3802 Dakar

SIMFI, an interactive simulation tool based on web technology that allows, thanks to a changing market environment and conditions, to learn how to lead a MFI according to good management practices.


  • Promote a strategic approach to managing a MFI. Training scenarios involve decision-making by participants in a strategy. The results must confirm or refute the correctness of the decisions regarding this strategy.
  • Give an overview of how a MFI works.
  • Draw attention to more specific aspects: risk management and / or performance indicators.
  • Create a dynamic of exchange between the participants.


  • General Introduction
    • Educational goals
    • Introduction to SIMFI
  • Strategy
  • Performance indicators
    • Introduction to financial statements
    • Concepts of transparency and performance analysis of a quality portfolio
    • Efficiency and productivity
    • Financial management
    • Profitability and sustainability
  • Risk management
    • Governance and the internal control environment
    • The function of the risk manager

The training will be given in French for this session.

For more information, please refer to the French version.

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