1. Introduction: The Actuality and Potential of SMEs in Developing Economies 2. What is an SME? And How do SMEs Differ from Microenterprises? 3. Why Are SMEs Appropriate for Bank Financing 4. How May Banks Address the Constraints and Perceived Drawbacks to Financing SME's? 5. An Outline of the Application, Analysis and Approval Process: The Centrality of Credit Analysis 6. Streamlining and Templatizing the Credit Analysis Process 7. Staff Training 8. Documentation: Loan Agreements and Documentary Requirements 9. Marketing and Creating a Portfolio 10. Monitoring SME Loan Income/Performance Monitoring of Credit/Marketing Officers 11. Reports, Repayment Monitoring and Collections 12. Setting Up an SME Unit - Is It a Good Idea? 13. Value Propositions/Types of Products 14. Role of Loan Guarantees
David Munro is Team Leader/Consultant at Maxwell Stamp Consultancy, Saudi Arabia.