The Department of Trade and Industry-Cordillera is now conducting mentorship programs for entrepreneurs in the region.
The program is in line with the agency’s thrust to generate more income opportunities through employment and entrepreneurship.
Starting this month, various training modules are lined up to be conducted by highly trained business counselors deployed to Negosyo centers in each of the provinces and cities in the region.
A training on “entrepreneurial mind-setting and values formation” and “marketing” are scheduled in Baguio on March 29, in Mountain Province on April 6, in Benguet on Aug. 16, Abra on May 5, Kalinga on June 9, Apayao on July 7, and Ifugao on Aug. 3 with an expected participants of 100 people in each area.
Another training on “The business model canvass: What help do we need/support from other institutions” is scheduled on April 6 in Baguio, April 20 in Mountain Province, Aug. 24 in Benguet, May 11 in Abra, June 30 in Kalinga, July 13 in Apayao, and Aug. 10 in Ifugao.
For micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs who are particular in improving their businesses, the “Product development/assessment and development” training is scheduled on April 20 in Baguio, April 27 in Mountain Province, August 31 in Benguet, May 18 in Abra, July 7 in Kalinga, July 20 in Apayao, and August 17 in Ifugao.
A training on operations management will be offered in Baguio on April 27, in Mountain Province on May 4, Benguet on Sept. 7, Abra on May 25, Kalinga on July 14, Apayao on July 27, and in Ifugao on Aug. 24.