Wharton School interviews Muhammad Yunus: Banker to the Poor

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Lecture 1
Muhammad Yunus: Grameen Banks & Microcredit
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Muhammad Yunus: Grameen Banks & Microcredit

Good Works, Grameen and Microcredit -- Muhammad Yunus: Banker to the Poor



Part 1- People often associate good works with non-profits. Yunus describes his model and why its distinct. Grameen Banks dramatic growth has spurred others to try microfinance. According to Yunus, its the Grameen model that sets it apart and why regulation may be in the microfinance future.
Lecture 2
Muhammad Yunus: Profit, Globalization, Leadership
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Muhammad Yunus: Profit, Globalization, Leadership

Profits, Globalization and Leadership -- Muhammad Yunus: Banker to the Poor



Part 2 - The effects of Globalization on the Microfinance industry, leadership and the qualities of those leaders, and how they factor into the future success of the industry and the social good it brings.
Lecture 3
Muhammad Yunus: Insurance, Partners and Outside Money
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Muhammad Yunus: Insurance, Partners and Outside Money

Insurance, Partners and Outside Money -- Muhammad Yunus: Banker to the Poor



Part 3 - Extending the branches of microfinance into other industries such as healthcare, how the internet and mobile communications assist the medical industry and Yunus take on outside money.
Lecture 4
Muhammad Yunus: Yogurt, Scalability and Social Business
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Muhammad Yunus: Yogurt, Scalability and Social Business

Yogurt, Scalability and Social Business -- Muhammad Yunus: Banker to the Poor



Part 4 - Grameens partnership with the food industry has developed some novel approaches to providing nutrition to those that need it most. Yunus discusses his motivations for entering the food business, other relationships and future development in social business.
Lecture 5
Muhammad Yunus: Early Success, Today's Needy and Education
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Muhammad Yunus: Early Success, Today's Needy and Education

Early Success, Today's Needy and Education -- Muhammad Yunus: Banker to the Poor



Part 5 - Yunus speaks about early successes, the results of those successes and how education can be a socially responsible business.
Lecture 6
Muhammad Yunus: Assumptions, Changes and Success
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Muhammad Yunus: Assumptions, Changes and Success

Assumptions, Changes and Success -- Muhammad Yunus: Banker to the Poor



Part 6 - There are times when we think back and see the results of decisions weve made. Sometimes we wish we could change them. There are successes too. Muhammad Yunus talks to both the regrets and successes in his journey to success in the microfinance world.