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Business Counselors & Mentors

SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELLING COURSE

To whom
For institutions engaged in micro, small and medium scale enterprise development who employ business counsellors, extension staff, business consultants and field officers and want to develop the staff’s counselling skills that would benefit the institutions’ beneficiaries.

Objective
The SBCC programme aims at developing small business counsellors to successfully carry out effective business counselling by using business counselling competencies acquired during the programme so that beneficiaries assisted by them start, improve, expand and/or diversify their businesses.

Contents
Introduction to business counselling competencies
The counselling process
  • First contact
  • Relationship building
  • Problem diagnosis
  • Goal setting & decision making Business diagnostic skills
  • Discovery skills
  • Feedback skills
  • Networking skills
  • Report writing skills Business diagnostic tools
  • General application
  • Assess marketing performance
  • Assess production operations
  • Assess organization & management
  • Assess financial performance

Duration
Option 1: 4 modules in 18 days, with a break in betwenn
Option 2: 16 days, with two breaks in between

At the end
On successful completion of the SBCC programme, participants will
  • Be more competent, motivated and well equipped with business counselling knowledge and skills
  • Have the Trainers’ Manual on CEFE Small Business Counselling Course
  • A CEFE certificate
  • Become a CEFE Small Business Counseller (After completing the specified requirements)
  • Have a businesses counselling and career development plan