Category Short-term Training Programs

Training Programs For Sanasa Primary Societies

“Governance is related to the way an organization is managed, directed and controlled, and which mechanism is put in place to balance power distribution. Good governance not only enhances the image and reputation of an organization but produces direct economic benefits by making it more profitable and competitive and contribute to its viability and sustainability.”

Training Objectives

To allow board members to understand why their PS should introduce MSME lending, how MSME lending can help the PS to fulfill its mission, vision and how it can fit to the PS values and how board members’ implication is essential to a successful implementation of MSME methodology implementation.

Expected Results

Increase the credit market segments of the PS/MFI Become an Advisor, Not Just a Lender, for SMEs Segment the Client Base and Create Personalized

  • Establish the proper governance system in the PS with the support of members, office bearers and staffs
  • Re-visit the PS Mission, Vision and Values and adapt them to the competitive finance market environment
  • Apply necessary changes for compatibility with the MSME lending process
  • Increase board member solidarity and reduce the internal conflicts
  • Increase advocacy.

Training Methodology

3 training sessions and several mentoring and coaching activities to bind with day-to-day activities of PSs. The package offered is therefore made of classroom trainings and follow-up sessions (Mentoring/Coaching)


  • Sinhala
  • Tamil
  • English

Target Audience

  • Board Directors
  • Managers
  • Department Heads

Maximum no. of participants per training is 20.
Minimum no. of participants per training is 10.

Training Duration

Training sessions: 3 sessions (4 Hours each)
Coaching sessions: 2 sessions (4 Hours each)

**2-4 weeks gap between each session

Training Venue

Structured Training Programs

  • At the SANASA Campus premises
  • 11th of every month

Customized Training Programs

  • At the Field Locations
  • Date and Time will be decided based on field requirement

Training Cost

Structured Training Programs

Rs. 8,900.00

per person for total package including meals, venue and training materials

Customized Training Programs

Rs. 7,000.00

per person for total package including meals, venue and training materials

Course Structure

  • Board members role and duties
  • Member’s rights and duties
  • PS Mission, vision and values
  • Compatibility with MSME lending
  • Board member solidarity
  • Conflict resolution and advocacy

Contact Details

Assistant Director (Coop)
Center for Cooperative and Community Studies (CCCS)
Paragammana, Hettimulla,
Tel: 035 492 7772
Mob: 0712 063 205