As we aim to rebuild our economy from the damages of the pandemic, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Digital Philippines and Thames International Business School are looking to help existing micro and small entrepreneurs who need to migrate to E-commerce.
This is a fully-sponsored, 2-week training scholarship with live sessions and work-based assignments. This requires a commitment of at least 2-3 hours per day for both study and workshop time. This Management Certificate Program provides framework for MSMEs owners with which to better examine their business overall and understand the importance of inter-relatedness of its key functions to ensure business performance improvement through E-commerce.
At the end of this Foundational and Entrepreneurial Skills stage, participants will have learned:
The importance of and how to apply a true marketing-based approach to their business;
Critical thinking in adopting the problem-solving approach to addressing business problems;
Basic principles of production and operations in helping to improve efficiency and maintain quality;
Effective techniques to support sales and customer service initiatives;
Key concepts in practicing effective leadership in managing other people;
How to apply the business model approach and incorporating risk analysis in viewing their business;
Creative and lateral thinking tools to provide solutions ot various problems business could encounter while taking into consideration ethical and sustainability factors;
Key financial tools to guide and evaluate business decisions and performance; and
Essential negotiating techniques as well as tools to improve networking and building business relationships.