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

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

06 March 2017 - 10 March 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010467

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Enrolment deadline: 06 March 2017

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

13 March 2017 - 17 March 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010405

English

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Enrolment deadline: 10 February 2017

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

21 March 2017 - 24 March 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010458

English

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Enrolment deadline: 15 March 2017

Promover el desarrollo rural: el turismo sostenible y las cadenas cortas de suministro agrícola

Promover el desarrollo rural: el turismo sostenible y las cadenas cortas de suministro agrícola

Esta actividad reúne a profesionales y responsables de políticas internacionales que hablarán de sus experiencias sobre la reducción de las cadenas de suministro en las economías rurales. Read More

27 March 2017 - 31 March 2017

Spanish - Portuguese

Turin Centre

A9010406

Portuguese - Spanish

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Enrolment deadline: 03 February 2017

Assurer le fonctionnement de la microfinance : gérer la diversification des produits

Assurer le fonctionnement de la microfinance : gérer la diversification des produits

Le cours «Assurer le fonctionnement de la microfinance: cours pour les bailleurs» a été conçu sur mesure pour les bailleurs de fonds et les investisseurs. Read More

27 March 2017 - 31 March 2017

French

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A9510407

French

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Enrolment deadline: 24 February 2017

Be inspired! Navigating new trends in youth entrepreneurship: A global knowledge sharing event

Be inspired! Navigating new trends in youth entrepreneurship: A global knowledge sharing event

The event will facilitate the exchange of experiences and good practices in boosting youth entrepreneurship, both at the policy level and in terms of practical tools and methodologies. Read More

24 April 2017 - 28 April 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010459

English

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Enrolment deadline: 07 April 2017

Enterprise development through value chains and business services markets

Enterprise development through value chains and business services markets

This course is highly relevant for professionals creating and implementing value-chain and enterprise development projects in rural and urban areas. Read More

03 May 2017 - 08 December 2017

English - Spanish - Portuguese

Distance

A9710408

Spanish - English

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Enrolment deadline: 18 April 2017

Redução do risco de desastres e desenvolvimento local sustentável

Redução do risco de desastres e desenvolvimento local sustentável

O objetivo deste curso é contribuir para reforçar as capacidades dos atores locais na integração da redução do risco de desastres nos processos de desenvolvimento local. Read More

05 May 2017 - 30 November 2017

Spanish - Portuguese

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A9710409

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Enrolment deadline: 31 March 2017

Promotion of youth employment in fragile states

Promotion of youth employment in fragile states

The course is an opportunity for participants to study real-life cases and experiences; to envision the future of work for young people, including women; and to revisit approaches used by governments, employers' and workers' organizations to promote decent work for young people in fragile states. Read More

08 May 2017 - 12 May 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010461

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Enrolment deadline: 01 May 2017

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 for contributing to respect for labour rights and the achievement of decent work for all. Read More

08 May 2017 - 12 May 2017

English - French

Turin Centre

A9010462

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Enrolment deadline: 08 May 2017

Communicating labour rights: A training course for media professionals

Communicating labour rights: A training course for media professionals

This course aims to strengthen participants' capacity to use international labour standards and the ILO's supervisory work to raise public awareness of internationally recognized human rights at work, and their relevance to local social issues. Read More

15 May 2017 - 23 June 2017

English

Blended

A9710454

English

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Enrolment deadline: 09 April 2017

International labour standards

International labour standards

By examining the procedures and substance of the international labour standards system, the course aims to strengthen capacity to follow standards-related procedures, including reporting obligations under the ILO Constitution. Read More

22 May 2017 - 02 June 2017

English - French - Spanish

Turin Centre

A9010469

English

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Enrolment deadline: 09 April 2017

ILO participatory gender audit facilitator certification

ILO participatory gender audit facilitator certification

Participants will explore participatory gender auditing (PGA) tools and their versatile use in small and large organizations. Read More

29 May 2017 - 07 July 2017

English

Blended

A9710471

English

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Enrolment deadline: 28 April 2017

Master of Laws in Intellectual Property

Master of Laws in Intellectual Property

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01 June 2017 - 23 February 2018

English

Blended

A9710472

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Enrolment deadline: 31 March 2017

Leveraging global supply chains for sustainable development and decent work

Leveraging global supply chains for sustainable development and decent work

Global supply chains (GSC) are the dominant feature of today's globalized economy. Read More

05 June 2017 - 09 June 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010473

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Enrolment deadline: 05 June 2017

Workshop on sustainable investment in agriculture

Workshop on sustainable investment in agriculture

This workshop, organized in collaboration with the FAO and other UN agencies, will shed light on the conditions under which foreign investment in the agricultural sector can boost production, generate employment, increase income and, more generally, promote economic development, while at the same time avoiding negative social and environmental impacts. Read More

20 June 2017 - 22 June 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010485

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Enrolment deadline: 20 June 2017

The new World Bank procurement framework: Submitting responsive bids

The new World Bank procurement framework: Submitting responsive bids

This workshop develops the competencies needed for the submission of responsive tender proposals in accordance with the World Bank's new procurement framework and its Procurement Regulations. Read More

27 June 2017 - 29 June 2017

English

Turin Centre

A909122

English

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Enrolment deadline: 31 January 2017

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

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

El objetivo del curso es capacitar a los participantes para diseñar planes estratégicos territoriales y proyectos específicos de desarrollo rural utilizando la metodología del marco lógico y prestando especial atención a la importancia de implicar a los actores locales en todas las fases del proceso. Read More

03 July 2017 - 03 November 2017

Spanish - Portuguese

Distance

A9710410

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Enrolment deadline: 02 June 2017

The Boulder Microfinance Training and the Rural and Agricultural Finance Programme

The Boulder Microfinance Training and the Rural and Agricultural Finance Programme

The Boulder Microfinance Training Program, run 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 faculty from MFIs, donors, investors, central banks, ministries of finance, development organizations and other agencies. Read More

17 July 2017 - 04 August 2017

English - French

Turin Centre

A9010411

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Enrolment deadline: 16 June 2017

Value-chain development: Moving from analysis to action

Value-chain development: Moving from analysis to action

Do you want to move from analysis to action in value-chain development? Do you want to know how to facilitate the development of sustainable business models to secure lasting results? Do you want to know how to facilitate market system development? Do you want to know how to strengthen inclusive market systems? Do you want your enterprise development project to engage the private sector? Do you want to know how to manage value-chain development programmes? If so, this training course is for YOU!

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04 September 2017 - 08 September 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010413

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Enrolment deadline: 04 August 2017

International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: Understanding workers' rights in the framework of due diligence

International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: Understanding workers' rights in the framework of due diligence

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

11 September 2017 - 15 September 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010478

English

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Enrolment deadline: 11 September 2017

My.COOP - Managing your agricultural cooperative

My.COOP - Managing your agricultural cooperative

The objective of this training-of-trainers (TOT) course is to enable existing and potential managers of agricultural cooperatives to identify and address major challenges that are specific to cooperatives in market-oriented agricultural development. Read More

02 October 2017 - 08 December 2017

English - French - Spanish

Distance

A9710412

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Enrolment deadline: 01 September 2017

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

16 October 2017 - 31 December 2017

Spanish - Portuguese

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A9710414

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Enrolment deadline: 15 September 2017

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

17 October 2017 - 19 October 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010665

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Enrolment deadline: 29 September 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

13 November 2017 - 17 November 2017

Russian

Turin Centre

A4010491

Russian

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Enrolment deadline: 13 November 2017

Scaling up jobs and job quality in enterprise development

Scaling up jobs and job quality in enterprise development

Do you want to know how to scale up jobs and job quality in enterprise development? Do you want to know what works and what does not work in enterprise development? Do you want to know what the new trends in enterprise development are? Do you want to know how to identify and promote high-growth SMEs? Do you want to know how to move from analysis to action in enterprise development? Do you want to implement your project using a systemic approach? Do you want practical tools in enterprise development? If so, this NEW training course is for you. Read More

20 November 2017 - 24 November 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010683

English

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Enrolment deadline: 18 November 2017

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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