Program for Developing Rural and Women Entrepreneurship

Type

#non-degree #short term #professional

Who is the program for?

Unemployed women in rural areas without formal/informal entrepreneurial education, skills and knowledge sufficient for starting their own business

Language

English or Local language(s)

Program

Week Topics Theory (hrs) Cases (hrs)
1 Fundamental Concepts of Women’s Studies 4 0
1 Introduction to Management 4 4
1 Planning and Organizing 4 4
1 Leading and Controlling 4 4
2 Introduction to Human Resources Management 3 4
2 Recruitment, Placement, and Talent Management 4 4
2 Training & Development, Compensation, and Employee Rel. 4 4
2 Introduction to Financial Management 4 4
3 Financial Analysis and Planning 4 4
3 Working Capital Management 4 4
3 Marketing Skills 3 4
3 Sales Skills 3 4
4 Managing Customer Service 3 4
4 E-Business 2 6
4 Business Plans 2 6
4 Project Management 2 6

 

TOPICS

Fundamental Concepts of Women’s Studies

  • Social Empowerment
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Political Empowerment
  • Social Issues Regarding Women
  • Women Entrepreneurship
  • Women Employment Opportunities

Introduction to Management

  • Organizational Culture and Environment
  • Social Responsibility
  • Managerial Ethics
  • Managers as Decision Makers

Planning and Organizing

  • Introduction to Planning
  • Strategic Management
  • Organizational Structure and Design
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Managing Teams

Leading and Controlling

  • Managers and Communication
  • Motivating Employees
  • Managers as Leaders
  • Introduction to Controlling
  • Managing Operations

Introduction to Human Resources Management

  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Equal Opportunity and the Law
  • Human Resource Management Strategy and Performance

Recruitment, Placement, and Talent Management 

  • Job Analysis and the Talent Management Process
  • Personnel Planning and Recruiting
  • Employee Testing and Selection
  • Interviewing Candidates

Training & Development, Compensation and Employee Relations

  • Training and Developing Employees
  • Performance Management and Appraisal
  • Managing Careers and Retention
  • Establishing Strategic Pay Plans
  • Building Positive Employee Relations
  • Safety, Health, and Risk Management
  • Managing Global Human Resources

Introduction to Financial Management

  • The Role of Financial Management
  • The Business, Tax and Financial Environments

Financial Analysis and Planning

  • The Time Value of Money
  • The Valuation of Long-Term Securities
  • Risk and Return
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Funds Analysis, Cash-Flow Analysis, and Financial Planning

Working Capital Management

  • Overview of Working Capital Management
  • Cash and Marketable Securities Management
  • Accounts Receivable and Inventory Management
  • Short-Term Financing

Marketing Skills

  • Defining Marketing
  • Market Research
  • Developing a Marketing Plan
  • Advertising

Sales Skills

  • Understanding Sales
  • Setting Goals
  • Selling Mistakes
  • Finding New Clients

Managing Customer Service

  • What is Customer Service
  • Who Are Your Customers
  • Meeting Expectations
  • Setting Goals and Targets

E-Business

  • Introduction to E-business
  • E-business models
  • E-business infrastructure and security issues
  • E-marketing and sales

Business Plans

  • Evaluation of opportunities and managing resources
  • Analyzing business context and risks
  • Market dynamics and opportunities
  • Financial tools for estimating economic viability
  • Strategies for achieving competitive advantage

Project Management

  • Project Management: Concepts and Principles
  • Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team
  • Planning and Budgeting
  • Contract and Quality Management
  • Reporting

Admission Documents

  • Copy of an ID/Passport
  • 2 Passport size Photos
  • CV
  • High-school diploma (certificate), if applicable

Fees

Free of charge

Application status:

Open

Start Dates:

The selected candidates will be informed via email about the program start date.

Number of Participants

10-14

Program Delivery

Traditional, in small groups. Please, make sure you obey all epidemic safety measures.

 

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