Enterprises are a principal source of growth, wealth creation, employment and decent work. The ITC-ILO support countries in the creation of enterprises that are productive, competitive and contribute to social inclusion, while producing in an environmentally sustainable manner.

Training activities of the ITC-ILO in the area of enterprise development are geared towards promoting a conducive environment for sustainable enterprises that is aligned with sustainable development objectives and the creation of productive employment and decent work. The ITC-ILO offers training courses on private sector development, the enabling business environment, value chain development, women entrepreneurship, youth entrepreneurship, public procurement, corporate social responsibility, intellectual property rights and productivity and working conditions in SMEs. 

 

Upcoming courses

Productivity and working conditions in SMEs: A course for policy makers

Productivity and working conditions in SMEs: A course for policy makers

This training course aims to enhance the skills of policy makers and practitioners in assessing and designing policies to improve productivity and working conditions in SMEs. Read More

19 March 2018 - 23 March 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011230

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Enrolment deadline: 19 March 2018

Harnessing mining for sustainable development

Harnessing mining for sustainable development

In many developing economies, the mining sector plays an important role in terms of economic growth, infrastructure development, skills development and job creation. Read More

19 March 2018 - 23 March 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011199

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Enrolment deadline: 10 March 2018

Effective investment facilitation and sustainable development

Effective investment facilitation and sustainable development

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is vital to maintain and strengthen economic growth, integrate countries into the global economy, boost technological innovation and know-how, enhance skills transfer and contribute to the creation of decent work. Read More

09 April 2018 - 13 April 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011173

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Enrolment deadline: 26 March 2018

Entrepreneurship Training Academy

Entrepreneurship Training Academy

The Entrepreneurship Training Academy offers participants the possibility of becoming certified trainers in some of the key ILO entrepreneurship training packages. Read More

09 April 2018 - 06 July 2018

English - Spanish

Blended

A9711236

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Enrolment deadline: 09 April 2018

Market-based livelihood interventions for refugees

Market-based livelihood interventions for refugees

This ILO/UNHCR training training course supports practitioners working with refugee communities in the design of livelihood interventions based on a solid understanding of market trends and demand. Read More

16 April 2018 - 20 April 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011233

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Enrolment deadline: 16 April 2018

Promoting rural development: sustainable tourism and agricultural value chains

Promoting rural development: sustainable tourism and agricultural value chains

This training is aimed at professionals and policy makers responsible for the design and implementation of development initiatives in rural areas. Read More

16 April 2018 - 20 April 2018

English - Spanish - Portuguese

Turin Centre

A9011232

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Enrolment deadline: 16 April 2018

Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: The approach of the ILO MNE Declaration

Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: The approach of the ILO MNE Declaration

This course looks at the potential of multinational enterprises (MNEs) and national enterprises to contribute to respect for labour rights and the achievement of decent work for all. Read More

23 April 2018 - 27 April 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011204

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Enrolment deadline: 09 April 2018

Making Microfinance Work : Managing product diversification

Making Microfinance Work : Managing product diversification

This training programme helps microfinance institutions to diversify their product portfolio in a strategic and cost-effective manner. Read More

07 May 2018 - 11 May 2018

English - Spanish

Turin Centre

A9011231

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Enrolment deadline: 11 May 2018

PRORURAL - Proyectos de desarrollo rural: formulación, ejecución, monitoreo y evaluación

PRORURAL - Proyectos de desarrollo rural: formulación, ejecución, monitoreo y evaluación

Este curso tiene como objetivo contribuir al fortalecimiento de las capacidades de los actores locales para la comprensión de los problemas en el medio rural y los medios para resolverlos, con énfasis en el diseño, gestión, monitoreo y evaluación de proyectos de desarrollo rural. Read More

17 May 2018 - 30 September 2018

Spanish - Portuguese

Distance

A9711234

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Enrolment deadline: 30 September 2018

Disaster-risk reduction and sustainable local development

Disaster-risk reduction and sustainable local development

The aim of this course is to help build the capacities of local stakeholders to incorporate disaster risk reduction into local development processes. Read More

21 May 2018 - 07 December 2018

English - Spanish - Portuguese

Blended

A9711235

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Enrolment deadline: 02 May 2018

Green building and construction: Pathway towards inclusive growth and the creation of decent and green jobs

Green building and construction: Pathway towards inclusive growth and the creation of decent and green jobs

Faced with the increased demand for affordable quality housing, many countries in Africa, Asia and South America have recognized the potential of green building and construction in terms of social, economic and environmental development. Read More

04 June 2018 - 08 June 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011209

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Enrolment deadline: 21 May 2018

Graduation bootcamp: Providing lasting solutions for the poors

Graduation bootcamp: Providing lasting solutions for the poors

The graduation approach is a time-bound intervention to support people in extreme poverty increase their income and assets, first implemented by BRAC Bangladesh and now successfully replicated in countries around the world. Read More

11 June 2018 - 15 June 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011311

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Enrolment deadline: 11 June 2018

Teaching entrepreneurship through games

Teaching entrepreneurship through games

The positive impact of experiential learning and game playing on learning outcomes is increasingly recognized by the adult education and learning industry. Read More

25 June 2018 - 29 June 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011237

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Enrolment deadline: 25 June 2018

The Rural and Agricultural Finance Programme

The Rural and Agricultural Finance Programme

The Rural and Agricultural Finance Programme, offered during the same three weeks as the Boulder MFT programme, provides additional depth for experienced agricultural finance specialists, bringing a global perspective on how to meet the financial needs of rural SMEs and agricultural households. Read More

16 July 2018 - 03 August 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011239

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Enrolment deadline: 16 July 2018

The Boulder Microfinance Training Programme

The Boulder Microfinance Training Programme

The Boulder Microfinance Training Programme, held in English and French, offers participants a 3-week immersion experience with over 50 courses to choose from, during which they can explore and debate issues currently facing the industry with a global network of peers and academics from MFIs, donors, investors, central banks, ministries of finance, development organizations and other agencies. Read More

16 July 2018 - 03 August 2018

English - French

Turin Centre

A9011238

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Enrolment deadline: 16 July 2018

Value chain development: Moving from analysis to action

Value chain development: Moving from analysis to action

This course helps enterprise development practitioners to design and implement market driven value chain development initiatives using a participatory approach. Read More

24 September 2018 - 05 October 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011241

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Enrolment deadline: 24 September 2018

Financial education programmes' design and implementation: Course for policy makers and practitioners - NEW

Financial education programmes' design and implementation: Course for policy makers and practitioners - NEW

The course will focus on designing a financial education strategy (national strategy, institutional intervention or a local project) and its implementation. Read More

01 October 2018 - 05 October 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011246

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Enrolment deadline: 01 October 2018

International Labour Standards and Corporate Social Responsibility: Understanding workers' rights in the context of due diligence

International Labour Standards and Corporate Social Responsibility: Understanding workers' rights in the context of due diligence

Companies are under increasing pressure, stemming from stakeholder expectations, reporting requirements, conditions for tendering, new legislation etc. Read More

08 October 2018 - 12 October 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011168

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Enrolment deadline: 24 September 2018

Maestría en Patrimonio Mundial y Proyectos Culturales para el Desarrollo

Maestría en Patrimonio Mundial y Proyectos Culturales para el Desarrollo

La Maestría en Patrimonio Mundial y Proyectos Culturales para el Desarrollo es un programa organizado por la Universidad de Turín, la Universidad de Barcelona, el Centro Internacional de Formación de la OIT, en colaboración con el Centro del Patrimonio Mundial de la UNESCO. Read More

15 October 2018 - 30 September 2019

Spanish

Blended

A9711244

English

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Enrolment deadline: 30 August 2017

Introduction to international financial reporting standards

Introduction to international financial reporting standards

This course presents an overview of major International Accounting Board standards and explains how these standards fit together and how to resolve apparent conflicts. Read More

05 November 2018 - 09 November 2018

Russian

Turin Centre

A4011222

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Enrolment deadline: 22 October 2018

Turismo sostenible y desarrollo local en áreas rurales

Turismo sostenible y desarrollo local en áreas rurales

El curso está basado en el concepto del turismo como motor para la creación de actividades económicas y de empleo decente en las áreas rurales. Read More

05 November 2018 - 29 March 2019

Spanish - Portuguese

Blended

A9711245

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Enrolment deadline: 05 November 2018

Opportunities for green jobs in the waste sector

Opportunities for green jobs in the waste sector

The prevention, reuse, recycling and recovery of waste can create considerable social, economic and environmental opportunities for many countries. Read More

12 November 2018 - 16 November 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011223

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Enrolment deadline: 29 October 2018

Senior entrepreneurs and business start-ups: Policies and best practices

Senior entrepreneurs and business start-ups: Policies and best practices

Seniors starting up their own business or retired entrepreneurs mentoring young would-be entrepreneurs: this course will expose participants to the latest best practices in this field and explore the most innovative policies uncovering the often untapped potential of the increasing number of senior entrepreneurs worldwide. Read More

13 November 2018 - 15 November 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011271

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Enrolment deadline: 13 November 2018

Private sector development in fragile and conflict-affected settings

Private sector development in fragile and conflict-affected settings

Private Sector Development is widely recognised to be a vital tool for societies to transition from conflict to peaceful development. Read More

03 December 2018 - 07 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011248

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Enrolment deadline: 03 December 2018

Women's entrepreneurship development

Women's entrepreneurship development

This course provides policy makers and development practitioners with practical guidance on how to design and implement an integrated approach to women's entrepreneurship promotion, addressing both policy and practical aspects. Read More

10 December 2018 - 14 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011249

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Enrolment deadline: 10 December 2018

Unit(s)

Enterprise, Microfinance and Local Development

The Enterprise, Microfinance and Local Development Programme uses the knowledge base of the ILO globally to design academies, courses and training packages. Training courses and academies focus on disseminating good practices and sound methodologies. Training draws on the expertise of the global team of ILO enterprise development and social finance specialists.

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