Designing and implementing conducive policies for MSME development

Designing and implementing conducive policies for MSME development
Online

Designing and implementing conducive policies for MSME development

4 April–6 May 2022
The course is available in English
Introduction to the course

This training course is designed to give an overview of global best practices in policy support for MSME development. Building on recent research by the ILO and the OECD, the course touches on topics such as applying labour law and preferential tax regimes to MSMEs, simplifying the business environment, improving access to finance and non-financial business development service programmes, favouring innovation in MSMEs, and how to design programmes to improve productivity, working conditions, and linkages to value chains for small businesses. Particular attention will be given to ways of involving different actors (governments, development partners, workers, and the private sector) in the design and implementation of policies and programmes to foster small enterprise development.

Who attends this course?

The course targets policymakers, representatives of employers' and workers' organizations, and practitioners and researchers with an interest in enterprise development and the business enabling environment.

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