The PEAK Enterprise and Innovation Programme in Kyrgyzstan (PEAK Kyrgyzstan), funded by UK Aid from the United Kingdom Government, invites business professionals to its training programme “Become a Business Advisory Service Provider for MSMEs” that consists of a series of trainings and coaching sessions with an experienced international consultant.
Who can participate?
Experienced business advisors and professionals with practical business experience, who are interested in breaking into the business consulting profession and supporting the introduction of innovative business advisory services. Business advisors and professionals from or based in the regions are particularly encouraged to apply.
Given the limited number of participants per training, we kindly request applicants to ensure they are able to commit the time to fully participate in each training.
When will the programme start?
On September 17, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., the second cohort of business professionals and consultants will start the programme by participating in a one-day online training, Formulate a Winning MSME Marketing Strategy, delivered by June Lavelle, an international business consultant who has provided advice and training on a wide array of sustainable business development programmes in over 30 countries.
Future trainings and coaching sessions are tentatively scheduled for the dates indicated below, with more detailed information to follow:
- Marketing & Selling Business Advisory Services to MSMEs – September 25-26, 2020,
- Preparing a Project Proposal & Pricing Your Services – October 12-15, 2020,
- Business Diagnostic Skills – October 27, 2020
Training language: Russian and English (with translation into Russian)
Business Advisors who have already applied to PEAK Kyrgyzstan with a completed Business Advisory Service (BAS) Profile, including three reference clients (MSMEs) and are from the regions, are given priority seating for this programme.
For those who have not yet submitted a BAS Profile Application, please fill in the form in English (https://drive.google.com/file/d/12dNzqY7vCicM7GeJVpCJVVnwEXZ_f2nE/view?usp=sharing) or Russian (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1QohpESFVgXWQXzXBlZPnlCir5ZOVVazc) and email to firstname.lastname@example.org by the application submission date (see below).
Technical requirements for the training: the applicant should have a computer with internet connection (speed of at least 20 Mbit/sec). You can check the speed using the link http://project17578.tilda.ws/
The certificate of completion for this programme provides an advantage to Business Advisory Services Providers when seeking subsidies from PEAK Kyrgyzstan for delivering advisory services to MSMEs.
To APPLY, please fill in the application form https://ru.surveymonkey.com/r/RL85BSZ.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 11, 2020.
Should you have any questions, please contact Anar Orozobaeva, Business Advisory Manager, by email (email@example.com), or by phone (+996 555 84 11 77).
PEAK Enterprise and Innovation Programme is a four-year initiative funded by the United Kingdom Government and helps transform entrepreneurial ideas into sustainable businesses, in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The programme introduces new and innovative ways to create and support highly competitive businesses, regional brands and business linkages through bringing together startups, MSMEs, business advisors and investors from the region and the globe. For more information, please visit our website at www.peak.kg.