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Wednesday, March 11
 

14:30 GMT+04

FI Leadership Training: IT Strategy
As management of financial institutions look to grow and extend more impactful services to their clients, they must navigate the complex landscape of new products and services and the evolution towards digital financial inclusion. It can be challenging to both identify and prioritize new innovation and new channels of outreach. At the heart of this is an organization’s IT systems and IT strategy that must effectively support and guide their core operations and allow for them to explore digital currencies, mobile financial services, mobile field operations, and new delivery channels. 7This session, led by James Dailey will help management and operational staff develop a forward-looking IT strategy that helps them cost-effectively grow, invest in new technologies and digital forms of financial inclusion, and responsibly design new products and service. James will facilitate this interactive discussion amongst financial inclusion leaders and leave you with some shared learnings and actionable advice.


Wednesday March 11, 2015 14:30 - 16:00 GMT+04
Rooftop

14:30 GMT+04

Partner Training: Sales - Lessons Learned in the Field
Just like we've done in our first online partner roundtables, we'll continue the collective discussion on your experiences as a partner with pricing, business development, sales, deployment, and support strategies in the field. By sharing your challenges and best practices, we'll collectively come to a set of best practices and tools of the trade for business developent for Mifos X partners.

Speakers
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Craig Chelius

Executive Director, The Mifos Initiative


Wednesday March 11, 2015 14:30 - 16:00 GMT+04
Al Masa A

14:30 GMT+04

Technical Training: Hands on with API
This introductory technical session will help you get up and running with developing on the platform, community app and via the API. We'll get hands-on with the API so you can start seeing the full value of the open source Mifos X platform. Homework for this session: come ready with your development environment all set up!


Wednesday March 11, 2015 14:30 - 16:00 GMT+04
Al Masa C

14:30 GMT+04

User Training: Getting Started with Mifos X
In Part 1 of our training sessions targeted the operational staff and day to day users of the Mifos X software, we'll explore the standard application on top of the Mifos X platfrom, the Community App. This session will cover the overall scope of the Community App and basics of setting up and configuring it to support your office structure, staff permissions, and operational procedures. We'll also focus on client management and the creation of clients as well capturing additional information and documents for KYC purposes.


Wednesday March 11, 2015 14:30 - 16:00 GMT+04
Al Masa B

16:15 GMT+04

16:15 GMT+04

Partner Training: Hosting & Sys Admin/Data Migration
This session will cover basic setup of Mifos in a cloud or on-site environment, network configuration as well as using our community data migration tools to get data in.

Wednesday March 11, 2015 16:15 - 18:00 GMT+04
Al Masa A

16:15 GMT+04

Technical Training: CQRS in Mifos X
CQRS (Command Query Responsibility Segregation) is a design pattern that simply notions the use of different models to read and write information. Applied to an Application it can leverage performance by scaling reads and writes independently. This session highlights the benefits of CQRS applied to a cloud-based Core Banking System to deliver financial services at a reasonable cost for all segments of the society. This will be a deeper dive into the platform architecture of Mifos X.

Speakers

Wednesday March 11, 2015 16:15 - 18:00 GMT+04
Al Masa C

16:15 GMT+04

User Training: Accounting
This user training session will follow the natural flow of deploying and configuring Mifos. Once you have your organization and system parameters, configured you will then move into setting up your chart of accounts, configuring your financial mappings for your various portfolio accounts, setting up any accounting rules. This session will cover getting the basic financial accounting infrastructure set up in Mifos, overview of automated portfolio posting for both cash and accrual-based accounting, performing manual journal entries and configuring accounting rules, and the basic financial reports that Mifos X generates. This is targeted towards the operational staff at an MFI or partners who are looking to learn the basics of accounting Mifos X.


Wednesday March 11, 2015 16:15 - 18:00 GMT+04
Al Masa B
 
Thursday, March 12
 

08:30 GMT+04

FI Leadership Training: Data and Analytics
As financial institution leaders, you're faced with an growing challenge and opportunity to better use data and sources of real-time insight to better guide your operations and more transparently report back to your funders. This session will be an interactive discussion focused on how we collect the right data and how we can use that data to build better client relationships and inform better product design. We'll also cover the various financial, social, and operational outcomes you must report back to your fellow board as well as external funders. We'll explore this data, the valuable insights and we can gain and provide the community with a blueprint for using data to drive the next phase of innovation in the financial inclusion sector.

Speakers

Thursday March 12, 2015 08:30 - 09:45 GMT+04
Rooftop

08:30 GMT+04

Partner Training: Reports Development
This training session is geared towards deployment partners or IT staff at the financial institution that are looking to build custom reports. This session provide an overview of the Mifos X data model and tutorials on how to build custom reports using our screen-based stretchy reporting module as well as more complex and formatted reports using the Pentaho Report Designer. Attendees should have familiarity with SQL.


Thursday March 12, 2015 08:30 - 09:45 GMT+04
Al Masa A

08:30 GMT+04

Technical Training: Front-End Development
Now that you've gotten hands-on with the API, took a closer a look at the platform, you can explore how you can development on the front-end. This session will focus on AngularJS and the community app but will be useful for those looking to build on their own front-end of choice.

Speakers
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Gaurav Saini

Viithiisys Technologies
Open-source Enthusiastic, Apache OFBiz Consultant & Developer, Internet Marketing and JavaScript Full Stack developer with Node, Angular, Electron and Ionic. Currently researching on VOIP technologies, beacons stack and Material design. Google Summer of Code 2014 and Google Online... Read More →


Thursday March 12, 2015 08:30 - 09:45 GMT+04
Al Masa C

08:30 GMT+04

User Training: Loans
In Part 3 of our training sessions, we'll continue from Session 1 and go into the loans module and cover the creation and configuration of loan products and all the different parameters, opening and editing of new loan accounts, processing repayments and disbursements on loan accounts, guarantor and risk management tools, and an overview of the reports related to loan accounts and aging of the portfolio.


Thursday March 12, 2015 08:30 - 09:45 GMT+04
Al Masa B

14:30 GMT+04

FI Leadership Training: Reponsible Product Design
We'll look at coupling the principles of client protectionism along with using operational, social, and financial data to appropriately design new products and services that address the real needs of clients and their entire financial needs.

Thursday March 12, 2015 14:30 - 16:00 GMT+04
Rooftop

14:30 GMT+04

Partner Training: Code Configurations
This session will be fairly technical and help partners better utilize our web and code hooks frameworks to do code configuration and build plugins/modules for their deployments.

Speakers

Thursday March 12, 2015 14:30 - 16:00 GMT+04
Al Masa A

14:30 GMT+04

Technical Training: Android Development
To finish off our technical training, we'll look at our Mifos X Android client and help you get introduced to its architecture and how you can extend this or build your own Android app.

Speakers

Thursday March 12, 2015 14:30 - 16:00 GMT+04
Al Masa C

14:30 GMT+04

User Training: Deposit Products
In our fourth user training session, we will explore deposit and savings products in Mifos X including the creation and configuration of new products, opening of new accounts, and conducting deposits and withdrawals, along with the basic reports related to deposit products. This session will cover basic passbook savings accounts, recurring and fixed deposits, current accounts, and standing instructions.


Thursday March 12, 2015 14:30 - 16:00 GMT+04
Al Masa B