Organisation

Academy of German Cooperatives / Akademie Deutscher Genossenschaften
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
Academy of German Cooperatives / Akademie Deutscher Genossenschaften
Founding year: 
1973
Country: 
Germany
Total number of staff: 
300
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
7
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
Between 0 and 20%
Type of organisation: 
Non profit
 
Consultants and support services (such as rating, IT or law firms)
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Mr. Rüdiger Meister
Address: 
Schloss Montabaur
D-56410
Montabaur
Germany
Phone: 
+49 2602 14 158
Fax: 
+49 (2) 602 14 95 1 58
Organisation summary
Mission: 

Managerial education and financial training provider for cooperative and other financial institutions.

Type of intervention: 
  • Subsidies in staff time (e.g. technical assistance/capacity building, evaluation)
  • Technical assistance/capacity building, Evaluations: consultants in technical assistance projects on behalf of international donor organizations
Countries of intervention: 
Africa
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Areas of intervention: 
  • Macro level: Prudential regulation, Supervision, Supporting networks and associations, Strengthening national/regional microfinance support sector, Capacity building (focused on all MFIs)
  • Intermediate level: Rural finance, Value chain development, Business development services
  • Micro level: Financial product development and innovation, Energy products, or other products related to environmental issues, MFI operations (e.g. general management, governance, finance and accounting, staff training, recuiting), Risk management, Management information systems
  • Other themes: Sector mapping, Feasibility studies
Main competences: 

Academy of German Cooperatives has special knowledge/expertise on development of management competencies (strategy, marketing, product development, HRD, leadership & coaching..), bank management (risk, etc.); supervision and internal/external auditing of managers and specialists working in MFIs. 

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