Business Development Training

Business Development Training

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Business and Professional Development and Enhancement Training Programs

OCDT SUITE of Courses for Business and Professional Development and Enhancement Training Programs.

The following training courses/programs are offered by the OCDT from time to time at Training Workshop events. These courses will be implemented by OCDT in collaboration with our select training collaborators or by collaborator trainers/facilitators,  where they already provide training in these areas as part of their training services or by the OCDT itself.

Collaborators/Training Facilitators may choose to teach more than one area in the suite of Training Program, within the various thematic areas below.

1.0 Time-frame/Course Duration

All training courses are short term, i.e. no less than 16 hours and no more than 30 hours, depending on content to be covered.

2.0 Certification

A student anticipate may select any training area or a group of training areas below..

A) If a specific training area is selected and successfully completed ,the student participant will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement in the course of study, which will outline areas of training completed.

B) If the student participant selects four or more training areas within a 6 months (two semesters) time-frame,  they will be awarded a Diploma in Business Development

Training Programs for the award of a Business Development Diploma:

A. Business Development Training

Compulsory Courses –

BDT-1.  Starting a Business-From Idea to Startup-Preparation of the Business Plan

(A 30 hours training)

BDT-2. Budgeting , Finance, Money Management and Tools

(16 hour training course)

BDT-3. Business Branding for Increase Visibility and Sales

(16 hour training courses)

BDT-4. Operational Excellence : Valuing External and Internal Customers

(20 hour training course)

BDT-5. Social Media and Your Business (12 hour training course)

Elective Courses

B1-Business Development Advisory

B2-Strategic Review and Planning: An Integrated Learning By Doing Approach For Enterprise Development

B3- Adaptation Planning  for Business Sustainability in a Dynamic Global Economy

B4- Executive Coaching For High Performance Top Managerial And Technical Teams And Individuals In Organizations

B5- Business Coaching For Entrepreneurs and Business Managers.

B6- Business Enterprise Management

B7-Business Continuity Planning For Natural Disaster Prevention and Management

B8- Event Planning

B9- Tour Guiding

B10-Environmental Management for Enterprises

B11-Customer Relationship Management

B. Micro-enterprise Management

Compulsory Courses (16 hour training courses).

MM 1: Managing a Micro-enterprise

MM 2: Record Keeping & Accounts

MM 3: Costing & Pricing For Micro-enterprises.

MM 4: Sales, Marketing & Customer Care

MM 5: Micro-enterprise Development

MM 6: Business Planning: Critical Success Factor

MM 7: Accessing Financing for Micro-enterprise Development

The course modules will focus on the following critical content material.

  • Concept of micro-enterprise

  • Causes of success or failure of a micro-enterprise

  • The Development of Micro-enterprises

  • Business Planning: Critical Success Factors

  • Record Keeping & Accounts

  •  Costing & Pricing for Microenterprise

  • Selling, Marketing and Customer Care

  • Strategies for Effective Management of Revolving Fund / Micro-credit

  • Fund Utilization and Management In Groups (Importance of savings mobilization and utilization)

C) A student may seek to continue on toward the achievement of A Business Management Certificate by pursuing the following Group of Courses within a time frame of 3 months.

Each course may be taken independently for which a Certificate of Achievement will be awarded in the course of study.

Optional Courses for the award of A Business Management Certificate

6. Ethics, Compassion and Spirituality in Business Development (30 hours training course)

7. Business Management, Enhancement and Sustainability Training(20 hours training course.

8. Leadership Development Training (20 hours training course)

9.Conflict Resolution and Management in Business  (16 hours training course)

10. Event Planning and Management (16 hour training course)

11. Life Skills Training Program For Young Entrepreneurs and Professionals

( A 16 hours training courses).

3.0 OCDT-Collaborators/Trainers Agreement

The conduct of all collaborative training, will be based on the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the OCDT and the participating collaborator trainer/facilitator. Such an MOU will reflect the nature of the partnership. Where the collaboration involves the collaborator’ uses of OCDT space to train in his own course, a Space Rental Agreement will be entered into by the OCDT and the partner.

4.0 The Individual Training Program Areas

The following Training Areas maybe taken as stand alone

courses for the award of a Certificate of Competence in

that particular area.

1.  Business Development Training Program

(A course focusing on young entrepreneurs with new ideas.

(A 30 hours certificate program)

  • Starting A Business : Identification of a Business Idea

  • Resource Mapping and Stakeholder Analysis For New Ideas Project Design

  • How to apply for a grant or loan

  • Identifying and training in the use of Relevant Design Resources & Tools

  • Preparing the Business Plan

  • Building Credit Worthiness

  • Basic Accounting Skills

  • Types Of Businesses;

  • Money Management And Financial Literacy

  • Career And Business

  • Managing Your Business

  • Creating Your Business Brand

  • Managing Employees

  • Marketing And Social Media

  • Office Management Practice

2. Budgeting , Finance, Money Management and Tools

(16 hour training course)

  • Budgets and Money Management

  • Budgeting For Small Business

  • Money Management And Financial Literacy

  • Financing Your Business

  • Introduction to Quick Books 1

  • Introduction to Quick Books 2

  • Tax Planning and Compliance for Small Business Operation

3. Business Branding for Increase Visibility and Sales

(16 hour training courses)

  • Branding – Creating and Managing Your Corporate Brand

  • Building Cooperative and Sustainable Teams

  • Colours that Sell :Importance of Brand Colours

  • Web Presence that Sells

4. Event Planning and Management (16 hour training course)

  • Conference and Event Management

  • Event Planning and Management

5. Operational Excellence : Valuing External and Internal Customers

(20 hour training course)

  • Creating a Talent Management Program for your Company

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Managing  Customer Service

  • Inventory Management

  • Diversity Training-Celebrating Diversity

  • Facilitation Skills – Hiring for Success

  • Strategies for Operational Excellence : Valuing External and Internal Customers

6. Ethics, Compassion and Spirituality in Business Development (30 hours training course)

  • Business Ethics for the Office Business leadership

  • Ethics and Compassion : The New Considerations in Growing the Bottom Line

  • Discovering and Maintaining the Soul of Your Business

  • Critical Thinking For Peak Performance

  • Encouraging Creative Thinking and Innovation for Personal and Business Success

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Identifying & adapting your leadership style

  • Coaching as a Leadership Skill

  • Conquering Fear and Speaking in Public

  • Building Your Self Esteem and Assertiveness

  • Personal Brand Maximization

7. Business Management, Enhancement and Sustainability Training(20 hours training course)

  • Becoming Management Material

  • Leading and Managing Your Team Through Change

  • Business Sustainability Planning

  • Managing Profit and Creating Wealth

8. Leadership Development Training(20 hours training course)

  • Influence and Persuasion

  • Leadership Development- Becoming an Authentic

  • Leader

  • The Leader as a Coach

  • Effective Delegation Skills/ The Art of Effective Delegation

  • Leadership skills for Supervisors-Coaching, Communication and Conflict Management\

  • Developing Mentoring Relationships within Your Business

  • Change and How to Deal with It

  • Communication And Networking : Critical  Factors In Business And Personal Success

9. Social Media and Your Business(12 hour training course)

  • Leveraging Business Initiatives through Social Media

  • Marketing and Sales

  • Marketing and Social Media

  • Building Relationships for Success in Sales

10. Conflict Resolution and Management in Business  (16 hours training course)

  • Managing Anger & Negative Emotions

  • Employee Dispute Resolution

  • Conflict Management-Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace

  • Stress Management for Business Leaders and Managers

11. Life Skills Training Program For Young Entrepreneurs and Professionals

  • ( A 16 hours training courses)

  • Visioning and Meditation skills

  • Mental preparedness for success-in Life

  • Self Branding Skills Development : Finding and Showcasing Me

  • Improving Self Esteem and Self Worth

  • Assertiveness Skills

  • Leadership Skills  Training;

  • Motivational Skills

  • Team Building Skills

  • Ethics and Morality

  • Social Responsibility (Compassion, empathy, gratitude, kindness, love)

  • Anger and Stress Management

Other Services

In  addition to our main Business Development Training Courses we offer:-

  • Computer Literacy(16 hours training course)

  1. Computer literacy for seniors

  2. Social media training for seniors

  • Mentoring & Coaching Services

  • Business Advisory Services

  • Capacity Building Advisory

  • Capacity Building through Tailored Training

  • Business Strategic Review & Planning

  • Business & Social Media

  • Onsite Seminars

  • We customize these services based on your agency’ needs.

For more  information on fees and registration information, please contact us by filling this form or send us a an emai at:-ocdtraining@gmail.com, or call us at :-1647-869-9400