BAC ups effort to aid growth of small-scale enterprises

The Business Advisory Center (BAC) has stepped up the effort to aid the growth of small-scale enterprises through value-addition and the adoption of best practices.

As part of this, it has organized a five-day training workshop for bead-makers in the Kumasi metropolis to upgrade their competence build their capacity and help them to keep proper records.

They were also taught the use of technology for bead-knitting and design, marketing and customer care.

Mr. Michael Odartei Golightly, the Metropolitan Director of the Centre, indicated that bead-making was a lucrative business – providing jobs for many young people across the West-African sub-region.
“Bead products are on high demand, particularly among fashion designers and importers and that is why those into its production need to be supported and assisted to derive maximum returns.”

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has been collaborating with the BAC in its business training programmes.

Mr. Golightly underlined the need for creativity and innovation, given the growing sophistication and taste of clients.

He said that was the way forward to assure them of surviving the intense competition and expand their operations.

He reminded small-scale business operators to embrace technology, telling them that they should go the extra mile to keep pace with modern business trends.

He urged them to also do everything to make sure that they stuck to best business management practices.

Mr. Kwame Buor, the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the Association for Small-Scale Industries (ASSI), appealed to its members to avail themselves of the training programmes to inject professionalism into their operations.

Source: GNA

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