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MLC 508 - Sustainable Business Model for SMEs

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Course Description

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly tied to markets through business linkages and alliances with each other and with other value chain stakeholders. There are many models of business linkages, some driven by producers, some by buyers and some supported by intermediaries including NGOs. .in this course participants will learn about  (SMEs) business models,  the risk factors that drive SME defaults, Internal Rating Based (IRB), how to establish and use scoring models, number of variables for the model.

Course Objectives

  • Understanding Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) business models
  • Determining the correct number of variables for the model
  • Understanding the appropriate selection of proxies for key variables
  • Learning how to establish and use scoring models, internal ratings scales, and the master scale
  • Identifying the areas of the institution's exposure when lending to / insuring SMEs
  • Learning how to develop a Basel II, Internal Rating Based (IRB) system for SMEs
  • Being familiar with assessing the risk factors that drive SME defaults & events and how to turn these into quantitative drivers

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers
  • Executives
  • Supervisors
  • Business owners
  • Credit analysts
  • Auditors