The business training and coaching programme is for the benefit of prospective entrepreneurs - people considering business as a viable alternative to employment. It aims to equip beneficiaries with key skills necessary to initiate and run small businesses successfully and profitably.
The key skills for business skills training include generating viable business ideas, planning, budgeting, financing a business, purchasing stock, producing a product or service for sale, keeping records, customer services, marketing and promotion, employing staff, etc. Beneficiaries acquire knowledge, skills and build confidence to start small businesses, manage business risks and make appropriate business decisions.
As an example, one of our recent training events aimed at empowering the women of the African Caribbean Community under the theme “Women in Enterprise”. At the end of the sessions, the women reflected that they had been enthused to “successful black business women”.