The first interview with a potential customer

19 September 2017

On September 14, 2017, the EBRD RSBF training centre held a workshop on the topic “The first interview with a potential customer”.
The main goal of the training was to develop the participants’ skills in express analysis of the data obtained from potential clients in the course of the first interviews. The purpose of express analysis is to determine the feasibility of extending finance to their businesses.


Оur summer achievements

06 September 2017

In Russia, September 1 marks the beginning of another academic year. For some parents who take their child to school for the first time, this day is filled with joy; for others it will be a graduation year; some people may associate this day with the beginning of autumn and the end of the holiday season. For many people, this period is often a starting point to draw up plans and set new goals.


Structuring a loan based on the results of financial analysis. Decision-making in the lending business, July 2017

17 July 2017

On July 13-14, 2017, a seminar on the topic "Structuring a loan based on the results of financial analysis. Decision-making in the lending business” was held on the basis of the EBRD-RSBF training centre. This seminar targets bank specialists involved in the decision-making process on loans to small businesses, both at the stage of checking credit resumes, and at credit committees proper.


Taxes and assessment of tax risks, June 2017

28 June 2017

On 22-23 June 2017, the RSBF held a seminar devoted to “Taxes and assessment of tax risks”. This is a new seminar designed and implemented by RSBF consultants, taking into account the training needs and requirements of our partner institutions.

The purpose of the seminar is to expand the knowledge base of loan officers in the area of financial analysis of connected entities operating in the small business sector, i.e. to teach them to identify and assess tax risks


The training materials in a new format – “Video Tutorials”.

20 June 2017

The EBRD-RSBF consultants prepared training materials in a new format – “Video Tutorials”.  New video tutorials will be added to the series of learning videos on a regular basis. 

The video tutorials are devoted to the various aspects of financial and economic analysis of SMEs, provide the necessary explanations and tools for the assessment of data obtained from clients ...