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This program is intended for CEOs, board members and other senior officials belonging to the upper management level of development banks and other development financing institutions and aims to enhance their managerial capabilities.   It consists of two parts, namely:

Part 1:  Attendance to a CEO Seminar
The CEO Seminar is focused on strategic management of development financing institutions envisioned to enhance its corporate capability. It is also envisioned to provide participants with more in-depth knowledge in development finance and its role in economic development.

Part 2:  Submission of a report/paper.
The report will include topics on improved practices of development financing, innovations in management and technology, and other topics related to strategic management of development financing institutions. These papers will be a part of the research program of ADFIAP Institute and selected materials could be published for the benefit of the entire ADFIAP membership.



9:00 AM to
12:00 PM

8:30AM – 9:00AM
Registration of Participants9.00AM – 12:00PM
– Introductory Sessions- Objectives and Roles of Development Banks and other Financial Institutions in the Economic Landscape of the Country 

o Development finance institutions (DFIs) are specialized development banks set up as a policy tool to contribute to the growth and development of developing countries and designed to provide medium- and long-term capital for productive investment, often accompanied by technical assistance.

– Concepts of Balanced Growth and Sustainability

(EESG, transition finance)

– Case Study

– Workshop

-Performance and Efficiency Standards 

o Chart: ADFIAP’s Key Performance Indicators for DFIs

o A significant requirement in good governance is timely and accurate assessment of the DFI’s performance. Because DFIs serve the country through development loans for economic development, the evaluation of the contribution is very crucial to the economic planning done by governments involving the DFIs. Indeed,

o DFIs constitute a link by government to the priority sectors. Most evaluations of DFI performance had been oriented to traditional commercial activities rather than their main mandate which is contribution to the economy of the country.

– Case Study

– Workshop


1:30PM to 5:00 PM


– Financing Sustainable Development

o Financing sustainable development is generally sourced by debt and equity. Governments as majority shareholders of DFIs provide grants and subsidies to finance certain projects that are considered critical in their development strategy.

– Presentations

– Case Study

– Workshop

· Development Banking and Finance in the Digital Age 

– Technology is reshaping the financial ecosystem and the future of banks, including the DFIs. The provision of financial services has become more competitive as new players, such as startup companies specializing in financial technology as well as existing technological companies, have started providing financial services traditionally provided by banks.

– Presentations

– Case Study

– Final Presentation (Strategic Management Plan)