Train-The-Trainer: Financial Skills for Business Planning Workshop
The Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs, in collaboration with the Savings Banks Foundation for International Cooperation (SBFIC), will host a ‘Train-The-Trainer: Financial Skills for Business Planning Workshop' commencing this week.
The goal of this workshop is to bridge the divide between the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector and the local banking sector through the strengthening of business literacy and financial education among business owners and entrepreneurs.
This training is aimed at improving Business Support Officers' ability to provide advice and coaching to local business owners in the area of Financial Management. The training will be conducted by a consultant of SBFIC and provided to Officers of the Department of Commerce, The James Belgrave Micro Enterprise Development Fund Inc. (BELfund), the Saint Lucia Industrial & Small Business Association (SLISBA), Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture and the Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA).
The workshop will be held on seven days, between the dates 3 – 14 July, 2017, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the Conference Room of the Finance Administrative Centre, 5th Floor, Pointe Seraphine, Castries. For more details on specific workshop days, contact the Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs.