The distance-learning course on enterprise formalization provides essential guidance to ILO staff, constituents and other partners on effective approaches towards the formalization of enterprises and the workers they employ. The course content is guided by ILO Recommendation No. 204 (2015) concerning the Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy. With respect to the formalization of micro and small economic units, Recommendation 204 calls on Member states to undertake business entry reforms, reduce compliance costs, promote access to public procurement, improve access to inclusive financial services, improve access to entrepreneurship training, skills development and tailored business development services as well as to improve access to social security coverage.
This course is specifically designed for:
At the end of this self-learning guide, participants will have:
By the end of the course participants should be able to:
The course is composed of six self-guided modules covering the following topics:
The self-guided course requires an estimated time investment of 5 hours.
The course is available in English. French and Spanish versions of the course are upcoming.
For registrations and more information, contact:
Ms. Judith van Doorn
Specialist Enterprise Formalization ILO Enterprises Department
International Training Centre of the ILO
Enterprise, Microfinance and Local Development