Carefully designed to avail interns the opportunity to acquire practical business skills and experience under the tutelage of successful SME Owners through Action Learning methodology. Strategic focus is
To expose interns to meaningful real life business experiences which complement their classroom experience and enable them to gain confidence
To create opportunities for interns to successfully start-up enterprises with potentials for job creation
To integrate structured learning and structured workplace experience
To facilitate transformation of workplaces into places that promotes continuous learning
Internship Program Process:
The programme will be for a period of 6 weeks.
Pre-internship Phase: The pre-internship activities will include enrollment (based on draft business plan), orientation and placement of interns. This phase will be carried out a week before the internship placement phase.
Internship Placement & Monitoring Phase: During the internship phase activities include business plan update, business skills acquisition, progress monitoring & evaluation and counseling of interns (using the Internship Log Worksheet).
Post-Internship Phase: The experience gained by interns will provide sufficient basis for reviewing and completing their business plans, in view of realities. The interns will then defend their final business plans.