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.

Enterprises are important sources of employment and decent work. Training in enterprise development covers good practice in supporting business creation and growth. Training on enterprise development also covers entrepreneurship (including women’s entrepreneurship), productivity, working conditions, the business enabling environment, value chains, corporate social responsibility, and the economic, social and environmental aspects of running a sustainable enterprise.  Microfinance training aims at better management of microfinance institutions to help them reach vulnerable poor women and men with financial services. Local development uses participatory approaches to improve the effectiveness of regional and municipal government agencies in developing local economies, reducing the impact of natural disasters, and for creating better jobs for women and men. Promoting decent work in the rural economy uses a multi-disciplinary approach to design employment policies, programmes and projects for disadvantaged rural communities.

Upcoming courses

Decent Work Academy

Decent Work Academy

The Decent Work Academy offers policy makers and development partners the opportunity to explore and debate present and future work challenges on the African continent. Read More

02 October 2017 - 06 October 2017

English - French

Johannesburg, South Africa

A9510699

English

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Enrolment deadline: 08 September 2017

My.COOP - Managing your agricultural cooperative

My.COOP - Managing your agricultural cooperative

MyCOOP is a training package and programme on the management of agricultural cooperatives. Read More

02 October 2017 - 08 December 2017

English - French - Spanish

Distance

A9710412

English

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Enrolment deadline: 01 September 2017

Post-disaster needs assessment and disaster recovery framework - Training of Trainers

Post-disaster needs assessment and disaster recovery framework - Training of Trainers

In the aftermath of a disaster, a timely recovery is critical to safeguard development gains and to protect the most vulnerable households and communities. Read More

09 October 2017 - 13 October 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9011046

English

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Enrolment deadline: 08 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

Blended

A9710414

Spanish

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Enrolment deadline: 30 September 2017

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

16 October 2017 - 28 September 2018

Spanish

Blended

A9710416

English

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Enrolment deadline: 30 August 2017

Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development

Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development

The Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development aims to impart the competencies and skills required for the conservation and promotion of World Heritage Sites, as well as for the conceptualization of sustainable projects designed around a wide spectrum of cultural activities in the fields of natural and cultural heritage, the creative industries, museums and tourism. Read More

16 October 2017 - 12 October 2018

English

Blended

A9710415

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Enrolment deadline: 25 August 2017

Assurer le fonctionnement de la microfinance: cours pour les bailleurs - Comment les bailleurs peuvent-ils soutenir la microfinance de manière efficace?

Assurer le fonctionnement de la microfinance: cours pour les bailleurs - Comment les bailleurs peuvent-ils soutenir la microfinance de manière efficace?

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

13 November 2017 - 17 November 2017

French

Rabat, Maroc

A9510913

French

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Enrolment deadline: 30 September 2017

Academy on Rural Development: Towards Decent Work in the Rural Economy

Academy on Rural Development: Towards Decent Work in the Rural Economy

The Academy on Rural Development offers a wide range of integrated approaches, tools and training packages to promote full and productive employment and decent work in the rural economy. Read More

27 November 2017 - 08 December 2017

English - French - Spanish

Turin Centre

A9010417

English

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Enrolment deadline: 20 October 2017

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

11 December 2017 - 15 December 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010418

English

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Enrolment deadline: 09 November 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

11 December 2017 - 15 December 2017

English

Turin Centre

A9010665

English

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Enrolment deadline: 03 November 2017

News

The International Summer School returns to the Centre again this year

The International Summer School returns to the Centre again this year

In July 2016 the Centre, in collaboration with Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China), launched a new initiative at the Summer School for university students. Building on the successful implementation of the first Summer School, the second edition of the programme was organized on campus from July 31 to August 18, 2017. Read More

SIYB

SIYB

A “Start and Improve Your Business – SIYB Training of Trainers” course started in Mazar-i-Sharif on 30 July 2017 and will run till 10 August 2017. Read More

The Centre at the Inter-Regional Expert Forum on Skills and Migration

The Centre at the Inter-Regional Expert Forum on Skills and Migration

The Inter-Regional Expert Forum on Skills and Migration in the South Asia – Middle East Corridor took place in New Delhi on 24-25 July 2017. Read More

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