As part of its commitment to prepare potential as well as existing exporters to maximise the immense advantages and opportunities in the export business, the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and Koinonia Ventures Ltd, Nigeria’s foremost export Consultancy firm are to train and retrain players in the sector.
According to the Lead Facilitator, Mr. Olufemi Boyede, a Certified International Trade Progressional, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of Koinonia Ventures, the comprehensive training programme is to hold from Tuesday 5th through Thursday 7th June, 2018.
Tagged, “Export 101: 10 Steps to Successful Exporting”, the package is designed to cover the major pillars of successful exporting such as ‘what to export’, ‘where to export to’, ‘where to find finances for your exports’ and the logistics of getting your products and services to their designated/target markets.
Other areas carefully targeted to be covered during he training scheduled to hold at the Business Entrepreneurship Skills and Technology (BEST) center of the chamber are: ‘how to write bankable export credit requests, ‘ how to make an export offer’, ‘how to appoint a forwarding agent”, etc.
“The training is a sine qua non to all the players in this sector of business and industry as it is deliberately structured in a manner that would comprehensively address current global best practices in this highly profitable business area.
Apart from potential and practicing exporters, the training is also useful for staff of all the appropriate government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as well as Officers of Export Desks of Commercial banks. and, indeed, all those intending to go into this area of business, persons and organisations interested in re-positioning their trading activities in this regard, in addition to those who wish to scale up their distribution and supply network.
“We are also going to train trade support organizations, banks with export desks, advisory service organizations, freight forwarders, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and all the stakeholders in the export value chain”, Boyede emphasized.
According to him, the training has been therefore tailored to cater to the various interests and needs of anyone who falls under the category enumerated, pointing out that those who are privileged to attend will be taken through the theoretical and practical aspects of the business.
Our correspondent reports that the cost for the 3-day training is put at Thirty Thousand Naira (N30,000:00) and those wishing to participate are enjoined to contact the BEST center or call Segun on 08146407919 or Okey on 08033236001 for the payment details.
The account to be used for payment is:
Name: Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Bank name: Access Bank Plc.
Account number: 0697279390.