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    Jan 19, 2022  
American University Catalog 2018-2019 
    
American University Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IBUS-450 Microfinance in Global Business Development (3)


This course provides students with an introduction and overview of the microfinance field. It covers the history and evolution of microfinance, the characteristics of microenterprises, application of financial sector development concepts to microfinance; tools for measuring poverty and impact of microfinance services; financial and technical assessment tools for measuring financial and managerial performance of microfinance institutions, the sources of equity and debt financing for microfinance; and new players in microfinance. Crosslist: IBUS-650 . Prerequisite: upper-division standing.