MAL Training

Funding and Basic Financial Management for SMEs

Course Profile / Background
Access to finance has been identified as a key element for SMEs to succeed in their drive to build productive capacity, to compete, to create jobs and to contribute to poverty alleviation in developing countries. Without finance, SMEs cannot acquire or absorb new technologies nor can they expand to compete in global markets or even strike business linkages with larger firms. Learn essential finance skills by enrolling in our Funding and Basic Financial Management for SMEs. All of our finance training courses are delivered by financial experts who are dedicated to help individuals improve their skills and give them the professional knowledge they need to make an impact back at work.

Target Participants
Small Business owners and intending entrepreneurs

Course Objectives
Participants will be equipped with knowledge of how to access funding for their dreams, essential financial skills required to keep their enterprise working and growing and how to leverage on opportunities afforded by the bigger firms.

Course Contents

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Preparing Business Plan
  • Finance & Funding Sources (Easy Ways to Get Fund for Your Business)
  • Budgeting
  • Financial Management (Basic Book Keeping & Building Financial Records)
  • Costing and Pricing
  • Strategy for growth
  • Planning for expansion
  • Legal Issues, Regulatory & Tax Matters

Course Delivery
Course delivery will be through taught sessions, case studies and, practical presentation sessions.