With the support of the EBRD and the EU4Business initiative of the European Union, the Business Support Centre in Rivne is organising a ‘Furniture Business Management School’ spread out over five three-day modules between August and December, aimed at owners and managers of Ukrainian furniture companies interested in exporting their products.
The first module takes place on 2-4 August. The school is broken down into 5 modules of 3 days each month taking place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (for a total of 15 training days over 5 months).
During the five modules, experts will go over the development of marketing systems, sales, service, finance, human resources, operational excellence and building business processes.
Participants will consider practical cases of furniture business management, listen to invited leading experts of the industry, and share experiences with colleagues.
The curriculum will cover:
- company development strategy
- strategic marketing
- sales department management
- development of a service system
- business processes development
- the role of design in sales of furniture makers
- introduction to lean production
- financial management
- preparation of company development projects
Over the five months, participants will:
- prepare a project for the development of the company (based on accomplished homework within the framework of five training modules);
- get recommendations for developing a plan to create a clear and understandable model of company management.
The training will give participants an opportunity to learn modern approaches on furniture business management, understand the typical mistakes made by the owners of furniture companies and obtain the necessary knowledge for preparing a furniture company development plan.
The Rivne Business Support Centre is part of the EU-funded Network of Business Support Centres, which aims to improve the competitiveness and bankability of Ukrainian SMEs through the provision of business advice and capacity building. It also supports BSOs in 15 regions of Ukraine in setting up a network of EU4Business Business Support Centres (BSCs). At least 30,000 SMEs and entrepreneurs will benefit from the project.
1stmodule – 2-4 August 2018
2ndmodule – 6-8 September 2018
3rdmodule – 11-13 October 2018
4thmodule – 8-10 November 2018
5thmodule – 6-8 December 2018
Fill out the online form to register.
Cost of participation –25,500 UAH
The expenses of the training programme are funded under the EU4Business initiative. The organisational fee is intended for the selection of an audience interested in investing its own resources in the training and development of the company.
For additional information call +38 093 056 82 64 or e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org