Training Schedule

2023 Calendar

One-Day Business Experience Course (BEC)

March 11 and March 25, 2023

The one-day BEC accomplishes several goals. First, it is a way for the entrepreneurs to explore practical business skills. Secondly, it challenges them to apply these skills immediately into their businesses. Regardless of each entrepreneur’s business background – or lack thereof – there is something that can be learnt and practised by all entrepreneurs. All those who participate in the BEC will receive a Certificate. Course Content:

  • Understanding our Markets
  • Costs and Profits
  • Advertising
  • Income-Generating Investments
  • Budgets

Business Growth Course, Part 1 (Module 1)

April 15, 2023 (Week 1) to June 10, 2023 (Week 9)

Business:

  • Week 1: Branding
  • Week 2: Understanding my Costs
  • Week 3: Using Record-Keeping Charts
  • Week 4: Record-Keeping Results
  • Week 5: Networking
  • Week 6: Planning Advertising and Promotions
  • Week 7: Understanding my Profits
  • Week 8: Sourcing Raw Materials / Survey
  • Week 9: Review &¬†Graduation

Discipleship:

  • Week 1: Pursuing Truth and Wisdom
  • Week 2: Learning to Develop Character
  • Week 3: Created for Work
  • Week 4: Money Matters
  • Week 5: Made for Relationship
  • Week 6: My Spiritual Hunger
  • Week 7: Conversation with God
  • Week 8: Stewardship in My Life
  • Week 9: Experiencing God

Business Growth Course, Part 2 (Module 2)

July 29, 2023 (Week 1) to September 16, 2023 (Week 8/9)

Business:

  • Week 1: Creating a Marketing Mix
  • Week 2: The Art of Selling
  • Week 3: Making a Savings Plan
  • Week 4: Negotiating
  • Week 5: Managing my Time
  • Week 6: How to Register my Business
  • Week 7: Setting Goals for Growing my Business
  • Week 8: Review / Survey
  • Week 9: Graduation & Celebration

Discipleship:

  • Week 1: The Father Heart of God
  • Week 2: Making Sense of Pain
  • Week 3: Discovering Jesus
  • Week 4: More Than Religion
  • Week 5: A New Beginning
  • Week 6: Exploring the Holy Spirit
  • Week 7: Becoming a Person of Character
  • Week 8: Designed to Worship
  • Week 9: Graduation & Celebration

Business Growth Course, Part 3 (Module 3)

Note that Modules 3 and 4 will probably be run as a mentorship and micro-loan programme in 2024. Details will be announced on this page.

Business:

  • Week 1: Running a Formal Business
  • Week 2: Bank Accounts
  • Week 3: Market Research
  • Week 4: Adjusting Our Prices Each Year
  • Week 5: Balancing Business and Family
  • Week 6: How to Buy and Sell on Credit
  • Week 7: Practicing Record-Keeping
  • Week 8: Review / Survey
  • Week 9: Graduation

Discipleship:

  • Week 1: Experiencing God Together
  • Week 2: Hope Beyond Tomorrow
  • Week 3: Persevering in Difficult Times
  • Week 4: Working Through Conflict
  • Week 5: Experiencing Forgiveness and Freedom
  • Week 6: Understanding Grace in Our Lives
  • Week 7: Becoming a Disciple
  • Week 8: Called to Serve
  • Week 9: Graduation

Business Growth Course, Part 4 (Module 4)

Note: As above.

Business:

  • Week 1: Selling to Export Markets
  • Week 2: Creating Invoices
  • Week 3: Keeping Customers
  • Week 4: Business Communications
  • Week 5: Business Partnerships
  • Week 6: Insurance for My Life
  • Week 7: Hiring and Working with Employees
  • Week 8: Review / Survey
  • Week 9: Graduation

Discipleship:

  • Week 1: Becoming Generous
  • Week 2: Humbling Ourselves
  • Week 3: Another Way to See Conflict
  • Week 4: My Spiritual Gifts
  • Week 5: Focusing on God
  • Week 6: Growing my Faith
  • Week 7: Understanding the Bible
  • Week 8: Sharing My Faith
  • Week 9: Graduation