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Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Adopted from the International Labour Organization (ILO). The SIYB training cycle consists of four (4) interlinked tiers; Generate Your Business (GYB), Start Your Business (SYB), Improve Your Business (IYB), Expand Your Business (EYB). Each tier prepares entrepreneurs for the next stage in the business cycle and uses the experiential learning approach to provide entrepreneurs with the necessary tools and techniques to start, develop and grow their business. 

* All Courses include materials and a certificate of participation

WHERE ARE YOU ON YOUR ENTREPRENEURIAL JOURNEY?

The Generate Your Business Idea (GYB) course caters for potential entrepreneurs who desire to start a business but are uncertain of which business idea to pursue. Through a series of engaging modules, potential business owners will learn to explore various business ideas all with the aim of determining the most feasible option to develop into a successful business.

At the end of this training, YOU would be able to:

  • Assess your potential to become a successful entrepreneur,
  • Brainstorm a list of ideas from several sources of business concepts,
  • Clearly explain any business idea that you are considering,
  • Select the best ideas to create a feasible business.

Cost: $600 TTD

Contact: 18 hours

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The Start Your Business (SYB) programme caters to potential entrepreneurs with feasible business ideas who are ready and prepared to turn that idea into a sustainable business. Start Ups also include entrepreneurs who are already in business and are looking to diversify that business.

At the end of this training, YOU should be able to:

  • Describe the content of a business plan
  • Consolidate your business plan
  • Translate your business idea into a completed business plan
  • Assess your readiness for a starting a business

Modules:

  • Introduction to Business Planning
  • Reinforcing your Business Idea
  • Marketing plan
  • Staffing
  • Organization and Management
  • Buying for your Business
  • Costing your Goods and Services
  • Financial Planning
  • Start-up Capital

Cost: $900 TTD

Contact: 30 hours

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Already have a business? The Improve Your Business (IYB) programme is designed for existing entrepreneurs desirous of improving their business processes through good principles of business management.

At the end of this training, YOU should be able to:

  • Explain the benefits of business planning;
  • Develop plans to improve your business;
  • Use the plans to improve your business.

Operational Modules:

  • Marketing
  • Costing
  • Buying and stock control
  • Record Keeping
  • Planning for your business
  • People and productivity

Cost: $1,200 TTD

Contact: 40-42 hours

For information on ways to access these modules individually, please contact the Business Development Training Officer at 821-5800 ext.2212, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The Expand Your Business (EYB) programme provides growth-oriented entrepreneurs with the practical tools for business growth, assisting them through training and non-training intervention with a focus on business strategy.

Modules:

  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Financial and Strategic Management

Cost: $1,500 TTD

Contact: 60 hours

For information on ways to access these modules individually, please contact the Business Development Training Officer at 821-5800 ext.2212, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

REGISTER HERE!

NEDCO Framework

NEDCO is a state enterprise in Trinidad and Tobago, tasked with developing the MSE sector through the provision of loans, business training & entrepreneurial support services.

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