Department of commerce partners with SBFIC

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by Department of Commerce:

The cooperation project will assist the Small Enterprise Development Unit with capacity building.

The Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs will be hosting a signing ceremony with one of its key international partners—the Savings Banks Foundation for International Cooperation (SBFIC).

The signing ceremony seeks to formalize the relationship between the Department of Commerce and the Savings Banks Foundation for International Cooperation. The overall aim of this cooperation project is to assist the Department of Commerce, in particular the Small Enterprise Development Unit, with capacity building. This will include train-the-trainer programs and the provision of key experts from the SBFIC in the areas of business coaching, business literacy, and financial education and training material.

The Department of Commerce is pleased to work in partnership with the SBFIC as this collaboration is in keeping with the department’s mandate to promote and foster business development as part of its economic growth strategy.

The signing of memorandum of understanding will be held on June 8 at 2:30 p.m. at the department’s conference room.

For information contact Jonathan Allain, Business Development Officer at 468-4241 or 285-3761; or Leander Calixte-Jn. Baptiste, Business Development Officer at 468-4222 or 285-3436.