Start-ups, entrepreneurs in Wenchi trained under NEIP government initiative
A training workshop on business development and entrepreneurship has been held for start-ups and entrepreneurs in Wenchi as part of the government's initiative to strengthen the private sector and enhance the economic standards of the people.
Date Created : 6/29/2020 5:04:56 AM : Story Author : Stanick Sofel Amuzu Kpodo/Ghanadistricts.com
The day workshop was aimed at imparting knowledge and equipping entrepreneurs and start-ups with the requisite self-employed and business expansion skills for economic self-reliance and sustainable livelihoods.
The well-attended programme was under the initiative of the National Entrepreneurship & Innovation Programme (NEIP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Business Development as well as the Wenchi Municipal Assembly under the supervision of the Office of the President - Jubilee House.
Opening the workshop, the Municipal Coordinating Director Edward Abazing, on behalf of the MCE underscored the critical roles the private sector plays in the development of the country, for which reason the government aimed at empowering the citizens to be self-sufficient.
He advised the participants to be focused and committed in their field of work and assured the participants of the government's budgeted funds made available to support them in their businesses.
A Business Consultant and Chartered Accountant Eric Amponsah trained the participants in Entrepreneurship Discovery, Market Research, Business Plan, Financing, Branding, Customer Relations, Profit Maximisation, Business Security, amongst others.
Some of the participants expressed satisfaction in the benefits derived from the workshop.