As Nigeria took a huge leap into the Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) index, the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced some programmes on capacity building for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through its Business Entrepreneurship, Skills and Technology (BEST),
Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, the Chamber’s Vice President in a statement signed by Mr Gena Lubem, Media and Protocol Officer of the chamber in Abuja on Wednesday said that modules had been developed to cater for the basic and core areas of SMEs development, management, and sustainability. The statement read:
“The main aim of the programme is for us to comprehensively take into consideration the major concerns of the SMEs with a view to holistically address and place them on the pedestal of sustainable development. The target markets for the BEST centre are entrepreneurs, business owners, artisans, entry-level graduates, professionals, government agencies and investment promotion agencies. Others are captains of industry, hotel owners, retiring public or private sector employers, among several others,”
“The BEST centre investment promotion training is already being introduced to governments and agencies at the federal and state levels that are involved in the investment and Foreign Direct Investment processes. The training on custom processes will be targeted at upcoming businesses involved in import and export activities”.
Interested SMEs can participate by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org , alternatively you can click on the contact page of ACCI and fill in the requested details using ‘Best’ as the subject in both cases.
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