Entrepreneurship Development Program
Entrepreneurship Development Program (CEDP) promotes micro and small
enterprise development in different areas of the Philippines. It is
the aim of the program to support business people with small service
or production enterprises in various economic sectors employing 3
to 20 persons. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), with the
help of the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), coordinates
CEDP's partner institutions make use of the German CEFE approach in
their training courses.
is the impact of a CEFE training?
Out of those in business….
claimed that their personal income increased
claimed that their sales increased
the average, 4.5 new jobs were created
of those who applied for loans were successful
Who are the targets?
Also good for new entrepreneurs
Helps you improve your existing business
Gives you a new focus on your business problems
Gives you a way of training family members who join the business
is the impact of CEFE trainings so far?
Since November 1995, more than 1,600 potential, new and existing
business people have taken part in CEFE courses in 10 provinces
around the country
38% of them have actually started a new business
the course participants have become more self-confident and focused
in doing business
CEFE entrepreneurship and business skills training can help you.
Improving Entrepreneurial Competencies
training enables participants to reassess their personal entrepreneurial
and managerial competencies and thereafter formulate doable
competency improvement plans.
Situation and Performance Analysis
training enables participants to comprehensively analyze their
business situation and performance with the use of practical
business concepts and diagnostic tools and to generate, screen,
and select business improvement ideas.
Business Improvement Plans
This training enables the participants to formulate their respective
Business Improvement Plans and to initiate the process of negotiation
for their growth and expansion projects or for restructuring
their business, by presenting their plans to representatives
of various sources of assistance.
Mr. Elias Tecson
Department of Trade & Industry - Cebu Province
3/F LDM Building, Legaspi Street, Cebu City
Tel. No. (6332) 2557083 or 86
Fax No. (6332) 2557609