Saturday, April 12, 2008

Business planning for livelihood promotion

Millions of poor have livelihoods that are inadequate, vulnerable and unsustainable. To provide them sustainable livelihoods opportunities we need to enable them to increase their capabilities, assets and activities.

Access Livelihoods Consulting India Pvt. Ltd (ALC India) is a management consulting organisation run by experienced and passionate professionals from diverse fields to enable the creation and proliferation of sustainable livelihoods at the grassroots.

ALC India appreciates the varied capacity building needs of grassroots NGOs, government and private donor agencies for livelihood promotion.

Keeping this in mind, ALC India is organising a training programme on Business Planning for Livelihoods Promotion from April 23-26, 2008 in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Program Description

Most of livelihoods interventions failed due to lack of knowledge of potential markets for products, poor feasibility, improper management of capital costs and poor risk coverage plans.

Business plans are integral need for scaling up and raising finances from formal financial institutions. A skilled business plan will be able to help promoters of collective and individual enterprises to plan in advance for all the issues and provide a strategic direction to the business.

Training will cover the cost of accommodation, food, resource materials, resource person charges etc.

Objective

• To understand the basic concepts of business planning
• To provide the skill to develop collective and individual business enterprises
• To assist potential entrepreneurs in determining the feasibility and viability of their enterprises
• To help prepare marketing and production plans for enterprises

Fee

INR 8,000 (for 1 or 2 members), INR 7,500 (for 3 to 4 members), INR 7,000 (for 5 and above members)

Training Venue

St. Ann's Generalate, House No.12-13-485, Street no: 1, Nagarjuna Nagar, TARNAKA, Secunderabad-500 017, Andhra Pradesh, India.

The last date for registration is April 21, 2008.


For more details contact:

admin@accesslivelihoods.orgor Program Director at rkbaral@gmail.com
Tel: +91-9440901141, 040-27001147

Source: Access Livelihoods Consulting (ALC) India


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