Entrepreneurial & Business skills training is the bedrock of the entrepreneurship development programme (EDP). It exposes participants to the knowledge required to start up and run a successful venture. The major courses covered include some of the following:
Entrepreneurial Mind-set & Skills Development: Mind-set Re-orientation Creative Thinking and Idea Generation Unlocking Entrepreneurship Competence etc.
Leadership Development: Leadership Styles and Development Business Ethics Creativity and Innovation Interpersonal Skills etc.
Basic Business Management: Customer Loyalty Human Resource Management Business Law, Negotiation Skills Principle of Accounting Smart Business Intro to ICT Total Quality Management etc.
Business Development Services: Business Modelling Business Plan Development Credit Facilitation Market Development Value Chain Development etc.
Class Period & Activities
Entrepreneurship development programme class is delivered in two streams: Morning or Afternoon, premised on participant’s choice based on their proximity to the centre, personal schedule and availability of time.
Morning stream runs from 9am to 1pm, while the Afternoon stream is from 1:30pm to 5.30pm on each working day. Each stream has 2 periods per day, with participants engaged in faculty-led discussion sessions on various topics delivered in modules, as defined by the CBN curriculum. Experiential learning methods such as Games, Activities, Case studies, Role play etc. help participants understand concepts and implement Personal Development Action Plans (PDAP) and Business Start-up/Improvement Action Plans (BiSAP).