The AIF Microfinance Leadership Programme (AMLP), held on 25 – 27 February 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, is the first-of-its-kind in Asia to provide high level management and leadership development to those working in the area of microfinance. Well attended by senior management officials of microfinance-oriented banks and universities from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Malaysia, this 3-day residential programme featured international experts in financial inclusion as the facilitators, namely Dr Carol O’ Connor and Mr Eduardo C. Jimenez. The programme addressed key strategic issues that leaders face when making decisions about microfinance institutions’ growth, sustainability and customer outreach as well as service development. In addition, the facilitators touched on the topic of strategic management of microfinance institutions and capacity building of micro-entrepreneurs. Participants also shared real-life experiences, insights and technical solutions via their presentations which led to a very interesting discussion and debate.