HBS-Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance

MARCH 31 – April 5, 2019 | $8,350

The program fee covers tuition, housing, and all meals. We are currently seeking funding to be able to provide a limited number of partial, need-based scholarships only to participants who cannot attend due to cost. 


HBS Campus, Boston, Massachusetts 

The application period opens October 2018.


Tess Johnson, Program Manager

Email: hbsaccion@accion.org

Telephone: +1-202-393-5113 ext. 1648



This Program is an intensive six-day Harvard Business School-Accion course that convenes leaders working to promote financial inclusion to engage on topics that are critical to the realization of this goal. The HBS Executive Education learning model, featuring the world-renowned HBS case study approach and distinguished HBS faculty and subject-matter experts, guides program participants through a transformational experience that marries the best of strategic thinking and management with the most important developments in inclusive finance and impact investing.

Who Should Attend:

Past attendees include top-financial inclusion practitioners, executives from financial service providers, regulatory and government leaders, and managers at financial inclusion related NGOs.


  • Gain perspective on commercial finance that will shape your strategies in a rapidly changing industry
  • Expand your strategic thinking about serving the underserved through exploring real-life cases
  • Connect with peers interested in the future success of financial inclusion 
  • Engage with some of the HBS faculty's foremost thinkers in business
  • Raise the caliber of your leadership skills


To learn more