|Employer:||International Labour Organization|
|Occupation:||Enterprise Development Specialist|
|Other roles:||Business Developement mentor|
|Languages:||English, Germany, Nyanja|
I hold a masters degree in Business Administration with a specialisation in enterprise development. I am currently working for the International Labour Organisation as a Programme officer repsonsible for inclusive markets and pro-poor business models developement. I come from a long background of enterprise development and I have previously worked for GTZ STEP-IN Programme as National Coordinator for a project on skills development and employment promotion in the informal sector and as Manager and Lead consultant for CISEP, an organisation that promotes enterprise and self employment as a viable career option. I've also worked for the Small Enterprise Development Board, as Entrepreneurship Training Controller.
I am a faclitator for the CYP/ILO annual International Perspectives on Youth Entrepreneurship Training (IPYET) I am a Master Trainer, licensed with the International Labour Organization (ILO) for the Start and Improve Your Business and Expand Your Business Programme, Inwent Trade for Trade Export Readiness and Pronet Enterprise Competitiveness Training Programmes.
Master of Business Administration (MBA): Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA), South Africa. 2005-2008: Covering: Corporate Strategy, International Business, Managerial Finance, Managing Strategic Change, Business and Professional Ethics and Investment and Portfolio Management.
Post Graduate Diploma: Management Studies from Management College of Southern Africa MANCOSA, South Africa 2004- 2005 Covering: Management Principles, Marketing, Business Information systems, Accounting, Micro Economics, and Business Statistics:
Diploma: Manufacturing Technology (Textiles) from Gustav Possekel Betriebs Schule, Germany. 1981 – 1984 Covering: Production Management, Industrial Economics, Apparel Manufacturing, and Pedagogic Psychology, Material Science and Textiles
General Certificate of Education (GCE) ‘0’ Levels: St Monica’s Secondary School, Chipata, Zambia 1976 – 1980
Certificate: Inclusive Market Development with value chain focus (course organised by ILO’s International Training Centre, Turin Italy) November 2010
Certificate: Designing and Promotion of BDS for MSMEs (course organised by ILO’s International Training Centre, Siavonga, Zambia)August 2010
Certificate: Train for Trade and Export Preparedness for MSMEs. (course organised by GIZ, Pretoria, S.A)March 2010
Certificate: Training of Trainers in ACCESS-Export Readiness Training. (Course organised by Trade Facilitation Office Canada and Zambia Development Agency)September 2007
Certificate: Training of Trainers in the IFC SME Toolkit - Computer enhanced Enterprise Management for SMEs. Course organised by COMESA and International Finance Cooperation, Lusaka)January 2007
Certificate: BizAIDs training of Trainers: Training approach on HIV/AIDS Awareness and how to mitigate the negative impact of HIV/AIDS in small businesses. (Course organised by International Executive Services Corp, Lusaka)August 2006
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(: Dear Naomy, Welcome to our current eL4C43 WikiEducator Online workshop. Good to have you with us. Hope you will enjoy this workshop. Warm wishes --Ramesh Sharma 20:52, 4 September 2010 (UTC))
- Welcome to the wikieducator family --Victor P. K. Mensah 18:19, 6 September 2010 (UTC)
- Just to say 'hi' and good luck. Best. Mui
- Thank you to all of you for your comments. I wonderful to be on this course. Im looking forward to more interactions with you all.
Re: Hello Naomy, you are most welcome! Ramesh
Facilitators - eL4C43
- IPYET OER Training Programme in Facilitating Online Learning4Content Workshop (September 6-15, 2010)
- The facilitators:
Victor P. K. Mensah
L4C Lead Facilitator