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03 May 2017 - 08 December 2017

Enterprise development through value chains and business services markets: A Market Development approach to Pro-Poor Growth

03 May 2017 - 08 December 2017

Enterprise development through value chains and business services markets: A Market Development approach to Pro-Poor Growth

Enterprise development through value chains and business services markets: A Market Development approach to Pro-Poor Growth

Course Information

03 May 2017 - 08 December 2017

English - Spanish - Portuguese

Distance

Code: A9710408

Spanish English Portuguese

Deadline: 18 April 2017

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This course is highly relevant for professionals creating and implementing value-chain and enterprise development projects in rural and urban areas. It offers a unique on-the-job learning opportunity using practical tools and lessons from enterprise development programmes that have reached thousands of small enterprises. Participants select a work challenge as an assignment during the course and receive support from international experts, who act as online tutors. The final outcome of the course is a market development implementation project designed by the participant.

Description

Description

This course is highly relevant for professionals creating and implementing value-chain and enterprise development projects in rural and urban areas. It offers a unique on-the-job learning opportunity using practical tools and lessons from enterprise development programmes that have reached thousands of small enterprises. Participants select a work challenge as an assignment during the course and receive support from international experts, who act as online tutors. The final outcome of the course is a market development implementation project designed by the participant.

Target audience

Target audience

The course targets professionals working on enterprise development.

Course structure

Course structure

MODULE 1 - Introduction to Value Chain And Business Service Market development

This module provides a foundation for approaching small enterprise development through value chains and business service markets. Through an examination of current development frameworks and better performing small enterprise development programs, it unveils the key principles of a market development approach to pro-poor growth. Participants are asked to assess their own programs according to the market development framework and principles.

MODULE 2 - Market Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation

This module teaches how to conduct practical market assessments that help program managers make critical program design and management choices. It takes an innovative approach to monitoring and evaluation – linking it with market assessment – and addresses the impact assessment challenge head on. The module promotes the practice of integrated and on-going market assessment, monitoring and evaluation.

MODULE 3 - The Program Design Cycle: A Guide to (Re-) Designing Market Development Initiatives

This module helps participants lay a strong foundation for their program by walking them through a program (re) process of their own program. It uses simple, practice tools that support market-driven and sustainable programs, illustrated with detailed program examples from successful initiatives around the globe.

MODULE 4 - Implementing Market Development Programs

This module explains a practical, four-phase implementation model for market development programs. Using experience and advice from practitioners in the field, it explains how to put effective programs into action, quickly, identifying common challenges and tips for implementing sustainable and large scale enterprise

 

Goal

Goal

To train development professionals in order to increase the impact, scale and sustainability of initiatives that help small enterprises (SEs) grow, create jobs and reduce poverty. The final output of the course is a Market Development Implementation Project designed by the participant.

Methodology

Methodology

This course offers an on-the-job learning process: participants identify and address a significant work challenge, discuss it with the tutor and the other participants, apply the lessons learned in his/her own work and get back for feedback. For example, you might (re) design a program initiative, conduct a market assessment to make a key program choice, strengthen your monitoring and evaluation system, or develop a practical implementation plan. The support of a tutor, as well as the exchanges with the other participants, will enable you to understand and apply market development principles to your existing work.

Tuition cost: 2235

Total cost: 2235

 

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