Financial institutions which have conducted workshops so that their officers can learn about the line of credit:
Financial Institution Date of Workshop
Mutual Trust Bank 5 Feb 2020
Bank of Asia 8 Feb 2020
IDLC Finance 11 Feb 2020
Southeast Bank 12 Feb 2020
IPDC Finance 1 March 2020
NCC Bank 2 March 2020
ONE Bank 4 March 2020


Each workshop involved officers from the following departments:
  • Wholesale Banking & Large Corporate
  • Branch Management
  • Structured Finance
  • Credit Risk Management
  • SME Desk
  • Sustainable Finance


The participants took away the following from the workshop:

  • Detailed understanding of the line of credit
  • Ways to market the line of credit to existing and potential clients
  • Identifying companies to target with the line of credit
  • Assessing opportunities and risks on financing safety and environmental projects


The typical agenda of this day long workshop :

Time Session Facilitators
10 AM to 10:30 AMWelcome to the participants
Introduction to the day
Senior officer of the Financial Institution
Representative of the GIZ SREUP project team
10:30 AM to 11:30 AMIntroduction to the SREUP line of credit
Questions and answers
Representatives from   Bangladesh Bank SME and Special Project Division
11:30 AM to 12 NoonBreak 
12 Noon to 12:45 PMMarketing the line of credit
GIZ SREUP project team
12:45 PM to 1:30 PMCalculating effective interest rateGIZ SREUP project team
1:30 PM to 2:30 PMBreak 
2:30 PM to 3:15 PMIdentifying projects in safety and compliance areaGIZ SREUP project team
3:15 PM to 4:15 PMIdentifying areas for environmental and social upgradationGIZ SREUP project team
4:15 PM to 4:30 PMWrap Up

The GIZ SREUP project team has developed case studies and reading material for each of the sessions.