Executive development training programme ends in Accra

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), in collaboration with Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, has ended a four- day Executive Development Training Programme on International Business.

The programme, which started on September 30 ended on October 4.

In an interview with Ghana News Agency, Mr Janeesh Kumar, Deputy High Commissioner said the event was aimed at building the capacity of key sectors by developing required skills and professional competence among entrepreneurs, government officials, professionals and corporate executives.

“The training programme was part of the decisions taken at India-Africa Forum Summit 2008. The IIFT has been given the responsibility of conducting series of executive development programmes on international business in various African countries over a period of five years, which will lead to the building of pan-African India Africa Institute of Foreign Trade in Ugandan capital Kampala,” he said.

Mr Kumar said the programme would also conduct a two-year MBA training programme in international business in collaboration with the Institute of Finance Management, Dar-es-Salaam.

He said 65 participants from various organisations attended the international business programme.

Mr Seth Adjei-Baah, President of Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry urged the participants to use the knowledge they have acquired to help build their country.

Source: GNA

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