Rural Microfinance Development Centre Ltd. (RMDC) organized a two day Training on Communication and Motivation for the Branch Managers of its Partner Organizations. The training was held in Kathmandu from October 12-13, 2014. The course was developed to highlight the need of effective communication and motivational skills of the branch managers. A total of 33 participants representing 23 Partner Oraganizations took part in the training. The training program was coordinated by Ms. Annapurna Shrestha, manager of RMDC.
During the opening session, Training coordinator Ms. Annapurna Shrestha welcomed all the participants & the resource persons and highlighted the objective of the training.
The training was facilitated by Mr. Bikal Prasad Sherchan and Ms. Usha Malla Singh of National Institute for Leadership Development Pvt. Ltd (NILD). During the two day session, the resource persons encouraged the participants to brainstorm, engage in group discussions and share their experiences. The major content of the training were root cause analysis of the problems, different kinds of beliefs, elements of motivation, types of people and conversation for clarity among others. Classroom presentations and role-play were also a part of the sessions. In the course of the training many ideas, real life field experiences, current challenges and way forward were exchanged among the participants.
The participants were highly engaged and enthusiastic during the training. At the end, the participants presented their feedback and experience. Speaking on behalf of the participants Mr. Vimal Chaudhary, a participant from Forward Community Microfinance Bittiya Sanstha Ltd., Sunsari said, "RMDC has been guiding us and supporting us from our very inception and till today continues to involve us in various training programs. Thank you RMDC. We vow to transfer the skills and knowledge to our colleague back in our organization."
The closing ceremony was chaired by the CEO of RMDC, Mr. Jyoti Chandra Ojha. Addressing the participants, Mr. Ojha said, "Nepal is currently facing a growing problem of youths leaving the country. We all must have pride in our work knowing that we are working for our community and country through microfinance. One can be young and physically fit, but without motivation there is no productivity. We hope that you will implement this learning in your life - both at the professional and personal level." He congratulated all the participants for their achievement and said that RMDC would continue to provide such inspiring programs in the future as well.
Mr Ojha thanked all the participants for their active participation and the resource person for conducting the training in an effective manner. He also distributed the certificates to the participants and presented token of appreciation to the resource persons.