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

The Boulder Microfinance Training Programme

The Boulder Microfinance Training Programme

The Boulder Microfinance Training Programme, held 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 academics from MFIs, donors, investors, central banks, ministries of finance, development organizations and other agencies. Read More

23 July 2018 - 03 August 2018

English - French

Turin Centre

A9011238

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Enrolment deadline: 24 June 2018

Impact Insurance Academy

Impact Insurance Academy

Uninsured risk has devastating consequences on future generations and constraints their entrepreneurial capacities. Read More

10 September 2018 - 14 September 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011648

English

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Enrolment deadline: 20 July 2018

Value chain development: Moving from analysis to action

Value chain development: Moving from analysis to action

This course helps enterprise development practitioners to design and implement market driven value chain development initiatives using a participatory approach. Read More

24 September 2018 - 05 October 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011241

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Enrolment deadline: 26 August 2018

Financial education programmes' design and implementation: Course for policy makers and practitioners - NEW

Financial education programmes' design and implementation: Course for policy makers and practitioners - NEW

The course will focus on designing a financial education strategy (national strategy, institutional intervention or a local project) and its implementation. Read More

01 October 2018 - 05 October 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011246

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Enrolment deadline: 02 September 2018

International Labour Standards and Corporate Social Responsibility: Understanding workers' rights in the context of due diligence

International Labour Standards and Corporate Social Responsibility: Understanding workers' rights in the context of due diligence

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

08 October 2018 - 12 October 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011168

English

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Enrolment deadline: 24 September 2018

ILO Entrepreneurship weeks

ILO Entrepreneurship weeks

The ILO entrepreneurship weeks are a global platform to exchange knowledge on the latest trends and issues in the area of entrepreneurship promotion, exposing participants to innovative policies and practices in the area of entrepreneurship development and providing tools and methods for the effective promotion of entrepreneurship. Read More

15 October 2018 - 24 October 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011646

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Enrolment deadline: 07 September 2018

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

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

Este curso tiene como objetivo contribuir al fortalecimiento de las capacidades de los actores locales para la comprensión de los problemas en el medio rural y los medios para resolverlos, con énfasis en el diseño, gestión, monitoreo y evaluación de proyectos de desarrollo rural. Read More

15 October 2018 - 20 December 2018

Spanish - Portuguese

Distance

A9711234

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Enrolment deadline: 20 December 2018

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

15 October 2018 - 30 September 2019

Spanish

Blended

A9711244

English

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Enrolment deadline: 30 June 2018

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

15 October 2018 - 12 October 2019

English

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A9711243

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Enrolment deadline: 23 July 2018

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

05 November 2018 - 09 November 2018

Russian

Turin Centre

A4011222

Russian

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Enrolment deadline: 22 October 2018

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

05 November 2018 - 29 March 2019

Spanish

Blended

A9711245

Spanish

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Enrolment deadline: 07 October 2018

Business coaching for small enterprises

Business coaching for small enterprises

This course will help you become an effective business coach for small entrepreneurs aspiring to grow their business. Read More

12 November 2018 - 16 November 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011789

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Enrolment deadline: 19 October 2018

Opportunities for green jobs in the waste sector

Opportunities for green jobs in the waste sector

The prevention, reuse, recycling and recovery of waste can create considerable social, economic and environmental opportunities for many countries. Read More

12 November 2018 - 16 November 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011223

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Enrolment deadline: 05 October 2018

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

03 December 2018 - 07 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011248

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Enrolment deadline: 04 November 2018

Localizing SDGs: Co-creating eco-systems for social innovation at the local level

Localizing SDGs: Co-creating eco-systems for social innovation at the local level

Around the world, local governments play a key role in providing of social services and promoting economic development. Read More

03 December 2018 - 07 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011790

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Enrolment deadline: 16 November 2018

Green building and construction: Pathway towards inclusive growth and the creation of decent and green jobs

Green building and construction: Pathway towards inclusive growth and the creation of decent and green jobs

Faced with the increased demand for affordable quality housing, many countries in Africa, Asia and South America have recognized the potential of green building and construction in terms of social, economic and environmental development. Read More

10 December 2018 - 14 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011209

English

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Enrolment deadline: 02 November 2018

SME Productivity: a course for policy makers

SME Productivity: 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

17 December 2018 - 21 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011800

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Enrolment deadline: 18 November 2018

Senior entrepreneurs and business start-ups: Policies and best practices

Senior entrepreneurs and business start-ups: Policies and best practices

Seniors starting up their own business or retired entrepreneurs mentoring young would-be entrepreneurs: this course will expose participants to the latest best practices in this field and explore the most innovative policies uncovering the often untapped potential of the increasing number of senior entrepreneurs worldwide. Read More

19 February 2019 - 21 February 2019

English

Turin Centre

A9011271

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Enrolment deadline: 14 October 2018

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.

Sustainable Development Programme

Referring simultaneously to the broad definition of sustainable development adopted by the United Nations, which postulates an intrinsic relation between economic, social and environmental well-being, SDP takes as a more concrete starting point the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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