Non-Financial Support Services
- ExporTT Exporter Training Programmes
This function involves planning and coordinating the execution of relevant training Programmes which build the capacity of exporters to increase export competitiveness, develop new exporters and increases access to new markets. ExporTT’s Training Unit focuses on building the capacity of Trinidad and Tobago Exporters to master the essentials of an effective export strategy.
- THA Strategic Business Support and Development Unit Training
Training – aimed at equipping MSMEs with the tools for sustainable development.
Hosting or facilitating training workshops and webinars in relevant topics
- THA Business Development Unit Pre-Funding Training
Prior to funds being received from either the loan or grant Programmes, all clients must under-go training in basic bookkeeping, marketing, customer service and the statutory obligations.
- NEDCO Entrepreneurial Development Packages
NEDCO also offers Entrepreneurial Development Promotions. There are Entrepreneurial Development Packages which include both training and advisory services and access to webinars at a discounted rate. The combination of both support services has proven to assist our clients who are in the idea phase through to the practical start of their businesses. Loan Packages and specials are offered periodically for the boosting of operational small businesses, remodeling, relocations, technology upgrades and equipment upgrades.
- NEDCO Webinars & Public Education Sessions
NEDCO offers a free Webinar series and Public Education sessions for potential, new and growing micro and small businesses. Each month we host an information-packed webinar on key and current business topics. Our webinars are interactive hour-long virtual training sessions. Coupled with our webinars, NEDCO's Public Education Sessions are geared to introduce youths, communities and groups to the entrepreneurial landscape and small business ownership as a viable option for sustainable income. The main focus of these presentations is the development of an entrepreneurial mindset.
- NEDCO ILO Start and Improve Your Business Programme
NEDCO, in collaboration with the ILO, offers one of the largest global business management training Programmes. The strategic focus of this programme is to assist small-scale entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses and by extension create improved employment. SIYB is an adaptable and simplistic programme that can be efficiently rolled out to a large number of entrepreneurs. This training mechanism also allows an Entrepreneurial Trainee to be supported through the growth phases. Being all encompassing an entrepreneurial trainee can obtain training and support from the generation of the business idea, start-ups including initial and periodic business planning of the idea, building of the start up after the 1st year of operation and expansion of the business and scale-up of operations.