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ECCB hosts teacher train the trainer workshop in Business Innovation and Planning

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TMR_0188In keeping with some of its campaign initiatives which included: Programmes for students in primary schools, secondary, high schools and colleges; programmes to include a Train the Trainers Workshop in Innovation and Business Planning,  the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank the (ECCB) hosted on the planned date September 25.

Three teachers from Montserrat participated and shared with colleagues from across member states of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) in the workshop. Representative of the junior achievers Edith Duberry, lecturer at the Montserrat Community College Marsha Allen and the teacher at a Montserrat Secondary School, Natisha Allen Wilson were exposed to the information designed to increase their knowledge and understanding of business innovation and business planning.

The main objective of the training was to improve technical and piratical understanding of business issues with the view of equipping the teachers with information to assist students with developing an entrepreneurship mind set.

During the opening ceremony on Wednesday this week officer in charge of the Corporate Relations Department of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Head Office Elizabeth Wayland, emphasised that teachers are well placed to increase students’ capacity in business innovation and planning which are essential to the ECCU’s development. The idea, she says, youth must devise innovative solutions in these difficult economic times.

It is hoped that having attended this workshop your skills of imparting information that will empower your skills to identify and develop entrepreneurship opportunities will be sharpened,” she said.

She informed that the workshop is one of the three events leading up to the start of this year’s financial information month planning of events, due to begin in October.

The theme for financial information month 2013 is “Re-shaping our future starting now”, and Miss Wayland informed, “this theme resounds the message, that in light of the current challenges it is even more imperative to encourage our young people to be innovative by thinking of ways to enhance their communities and country through business ideas that make a difference.”

“They also must know that in order to be impactful their ideas must stand out and be presented in a professional manner,” she advised.

Also in attendance at the training session were Young Enterprise starters Susan Longster and Ken Longster, who visited from the UK to introduce the business to Montserrat.

The Young Enterprise is a company essentially where it provides the ultimate enterprise experience by advisers who help students set up and run their own real company over a year.

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TMR_0188In keeping with some of its campaign initiatives which included: Programmes for students in primary schools, secondary, high schools and colleges; programmes to include a Train the Trainers Workshop in Innovation and Business Planning,  the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank the (ECCB) hosted on the planned date September 25.

Three teachers from Montserrat participated and shared with colleagues from across member states of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) in the workshop. Representative of the junior achievers Edith Duberry, lecturer at the Montserrat Community College Marsha Allen and the teacher at a Montserrat Secondary School, Natisha Allen Wilson were exposed to the information designed to increase their knowledge and understanding of business innovation and business planning.

The main objective of the training was to improve technical and piratical understanding of business issues with the view of equipping the teachers with information to assist students with developing an entrepreneurship mind set.

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During the opening ceremony on Wednesday this week officer in charge of the Corporate Relations Department of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Head Office Elizabeth Wayland, emphasised that teachers are well placed to increase students’ capacity in business innovation and planning which are essential to the ECCU’s development. The idea, she says, youth must devise innovative solutions in these difficult economic times.

It is hoped that having attended this workshop your skills of imparting information that will empower your skills to identify and develop entrepreneurship opportunities will be sharpened,” she said.

She informed that the workshop is one of the three events leading up to the start of this year’s financial information month planning of events, due to begin in October.

The theme for financial information month 2013 is “Re-shaping our future starting now”, and Miss Wayland informed, “this theme resounds the message, that in light of the current challenges it is even more imperative to encourage our young people to be innovative by thinking of ways to enhance their communities and country through business ideas that make a difference.”

“They also must know that in order to be impactful their ideas must stand out and be presented in a professional manner,” she advised.

Also in attendance at the training session were Young Enterprise starters Susan Longster and Ken Longster, who visited from the UK to introduce the business to Montserrat.

The Young Enterprise is a company essentially where it provides the ultimate enterprise experience by advisers who help students set up and run their own real company over a year.