DRIVING FINANCIAL INCLUSION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Financial Decision & Management

As a Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneur (MSME), you need to be wary of the financial institutions and banking terms given you subscribe to, your financial environment is essential for your financial growth. Now not only is your financial environment important, your bargaining power if essential, that is why in this course you would also learn about financial negotiations. 

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Course Endorsement

This course is developed and endorsed by the Central Bank of Nigeria in Collaboration with the Financial Literacy Working Group and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ)

More About This Course

Working effectively in any role involves building relationships when there are conflicting objectives. Managing these requires a variety of capabilities and skills, the key ability is to be able to collaborate effectively. Although easier said than done, it defines those who foster an environment where success tends to flow in spite of challenges and constraints. Most negotiators worry about being either too aggressive or not assertive enough whilst working with clients or colleagues. This negotiating skill should be applied to all our business dealings, be it in our personal business finances or even with regards to our financial environment i.e. our financial institutions. These are key areas this course aims to ensure you properly understand.

KEY LESSONS FROM THE COURSE

  • You will learn what financial negotiations are, and also prepare yourself for possible financial negotiations.
  • You will also learn about key areas you need to know when dealing with our financial environment.
  • You will learn how to manage and handle your personal business finances properly.

Course Contents

About CBN

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

The Central Bank of Nigeria is charged with the responsibility of administering the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA), 2020, with the sole aim of ensuring high standards of banking practice and financial stability through its surveillance activities, as well as the promotion of an efficient payment system. In addition to its core functions, CBN has over the years performed some major developmental functions, focused on all the key sectors of the Nigerian economy (financial, agricultural, and industrial sectors). Overall, these mandates are carried out by the Bank through its various departments.

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