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Come to New Hampshire for the SMDP
Original message from: William.Maddocks@unh.edu
Registration Is Open!
Sustainable Microenterprise and Development Program (SMDP) Certificate New Hampshire
New Hampshire Certificate 2012
Monday, June 18, to Friday, June 29
On the campus of the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire USA
* Comprehensive two-week program emphasizing a livelihoods approach to microfinance, enterprise, and community economic development.
* Learn tools and strategies of transparency and good management practices which consider the Triple Bottom Line of financial, social, and environmental sustainability.
* Explore theories behind the practice of microfinance, microenterprise, and sustainable agriculture and community economic development.
* Practical investigation of social entrepreneurship, impact investing, savings led development, community supported agriculture, and fisheries through both classroom and field-based experiences.
Faculty and Invited Speakers
Michael Swack, Carsey Institute and Whittemore School of Business, University of New Hampshire
Malcolm Harper, Cranfield School of Management
William Maddocks, Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
Brendan Ahern, Bankable Frontier Associates
John Carroll, UNH Professor, Natural Resources
Chioma Achebe, Financial Diaries project/Bankable Frontier Associates
Marilinne Cooper, Women's Rural Entrepreneurship Network
Willie Foote, Root Capital
Charlie French, UNH Cooperative Extension
James Hokans, Bankable Frontier Associates
Jan Maes, SEEP Poverty Outreach Working Group
Vinod Parmeshwar, Oxfam Saving For Change
Mary Townsend, Stonyfield Farms Yogurt Company
Drew Tulchin, Social Enterprise Associates
Yusi Wang-Turell, Carsey Institute Center on Social Innovation and Finance
Fiona Wilson, UNH Whittemore School of Business
The SMDP Certificate offers a unique perspective by examining programs implemented in poor communities overseas, as well as economically challenged areas within the United States. Classes will include lectures, case studies, student projects, field research, and field visits to explore microenterprise and farm-to-fork development at the community level.
Scholarships are available from the MasterCard Foundation.
For a detailed curriculum and registration information, visit the SMDP NH Certificate 2012 website at