The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service ( BELTRAIDE) through its technical units ; the Belize Training and Employment Centre (BTEC ) and the Small Business Development Centre Belize (SBDCBelize) conducted another round of trainings with the Kolbe Foundation- Belize Central Prison with a focus on business development.
The programme ran from March 7th to April 25th 2018 and began with sessions on conversational skills needed for effective communication, resume building, financial literacy and money management. SBDCBelize delivered sessions on business development geared at exposing participants to the concept of entrepreneurship and developing a viable business. These sessions included: entrepreneurship lab, business model development, introduction to book-keeping, marketing your business and costing and pricing.
On May 31st, 2018 , a certificate ceremony was held at the Belize Central Prison where fourteen participants were awarded for their outstanding accomplishments. BELTRAIDE continues to remain committed to enhancing Belize’s prosperity by fostering entrepreneurship, business growth and innovation while enabling a dynamic and competitive business environment for Belize’s socio-economic development.