The Co-operative University College of Kenya (CUCK) through its corporate arm Agri and Co-operative Training and Consultancy services (ATC) Limited in collaboration with SACCO Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA), MicroSave and the Financial Sector Deepening (FSD Kenya) have developed premier courses in, individual lending including delinquency management and risk management to address core capacity gaps identified in a survey conducted amongst select Deposit Taking SACCOs in 2013.
This is as part of on-going SACCO reforms project being implemented by SACCO Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA) in partnership with Financial Sector Deepening (FSD Kenya) to support the sub-sector meet requirements in the SACCO societies Act (2008) and its regulations as identified in a SACCO sub-sector core skills gap survey conducted in 2013.
The two courses are scheduled to run concurrently from 17-21st February, 2014. Participation certificates will be issued to successful trainees.
Licensed deposit-taking SACCOs are invited to sponsor participants in both or either of the courses:
- Delinquency management and individual lending. Course objective: To assist SACCOs in strengthening individual lending administration and management, and delinquency management. Target Group: Chief Executive Officers, Credit Managers/Heads and Finance Managers.
- Risk management. Course objective: To help SACCOs to better manage critical business and operational risks for improved profitability and compliance with the regulations.
Target Group: Chief Executive Officers, Internal Auditors and Finance Managers.
Each course will run for 5 days and will cost KSh 45,000 per participant for non-residents including VAT, stationary, teas and lunch. The total cost including accommodation and VAT is KSh 63,000.
The two training programmes shall take place at the CUCK’s Co-operative Retreat and Conference Centre (CRCC) in Karen. The first 20 applicants in each course will benefit from a KSh 15,000 scholarship from FSD Kenya. SACCOs that sponsor participants to these courses may recoup some of the cost of training from the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) as the CUCK and ATC are registered with NITA. The training fees should be paid to Agri and Co-operative Training and Consultancy Services (ATC) Ltd, A/c No 111-022-66-59 at the KCB, Karen Branch by 5th February, 2014.
Application forms can be obtained from www.atc.co.ke and www.invigorate-strategies.com/cuck. Further information can be obtained on telephone 020-2325498 or 0720564169. Completed applications should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:00 pm on Wednesday 5th February, 2014.
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