DAGUPAN CITY -The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has rolled out its mobile training program this year to promote the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Pangasinan.
Natalia Dalaten, chief trade and industry development specialist of DTI-Pangasinan, said her agency has set entrepreneurial, managerial and skills training in 2016 under the SME Roving Academy which will be conducted in the different cities and municipalities in the province.
“The SME Roving Academy is a continuous learning program the DTI provides for the development of MSMEs so that they become competitive in the domestic and international markets,” Dalaten told the Philippine Information Agency.
She said the program hopes to contribute to the government’s core strategies to achieve inclusive growth by ensuring that all sectors across the country participate in the economic development by engaging local stakeholders in the development of programs and establishing provincial, regional and national entrepreneurship development networks.
“Through the SME Roving Academy, a series of entrepreneurship briefing and sessions are conducted to assist entrepreneurs in making meaningful progress toward business success and sustain business growth,” she added.
The list, schedule and venue of SME Roving Academy trainings are as follows: Seminar on Pricing and Costing – May 20 (Alaminos City) and June 15 (Dagupan City); Accounting for Non-Accountants and Organizational Development and Work Values and Ethics – July (Dagupan City); Skills Upgrading Training on Fish Processing – August (Anda); Current Good Manufacturing Practices Seminar and Packaging and Labeling Seminar – August (Rosales); Entrepreneurship Seminar and Basic Bookkeeping and Recording – September (Dagupan City); How to Participate in Trade Fair – October (Dagupan City); and Business Financing Forum – November (Dagupan City).
Dalaten invited would-be and existing local entrepreneurs in Pangasinan to attend these trainings and seminars.
For training registration and inquiries, visit the DTI-Pangasinan office at the 2nd Floor of Star Building in Arellano Street, Dagupan City or call (075) 515-3183 or text 0947-497-7889. (PIA-1, Pangasinan)