TOT on Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB)

TOT on Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB)

Program objectives: The overall objective of this program is to gain a clear understanding of the SIYB program, and to contribute to private sector development in economic growth and employment creation. Specific objectives of the program are to strengthen the capacity of local business development services organizations to provide cost-effective quality business start-up and management training courses for MSME. As a result of SIYB training, to enable these MSME to start and grow their own enterprises and to create employment for others in the process

Organized by: Bangladesh Employers Federation (BEF)

Venue: Conference hall of MCCI, Chamber building, 122-124 Motijheel, Dhaka-1000.

Program duration: 1 – 11 September 2015 (11 Days)

No. of participants Attended: 20 (Male- 16 and Female-04)

Course content:

  • Introduction to the SIYB program
  • Introduction to GYBI training module
  • The SIYB Game Module 1
  • Self-study of the GYBI training materials
  • Entrepreneurial competencies
  • Generating business ideas
  • Presentation skills
  • Business start-up (SYB) training module
  • Effective use of training tools
  • IYB training modules
  • Principles of adult learning
  • Participatory training methods
  • Customizing SIYB training for women entrepreneurs,
  • The SIYB training cycle
  • Monitoring and evaluation,

During the discussions, the resource person addressed the entire questions raised by the participants. Participants shared their views and practical knowledge during the training session. Participant’s interaction was meaningful.

Participants evaluation: The program was evaluated through structured questionnaire. On the training course, participants evaluated the whole training program through prescribed questionnaire.

Resource person: Mr. Mohan Thilakasiri, Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Chopa Edirisinghe and Mr. Sisira Fernando from SIYB Association of Srilanka act as resource person and conducted the whole program. They all are SIYB master trainer.

Conclusion: In conclusion, Participants expressed their positive feedback that they would make some contributions at their workplaces by using gathered knowledge.