THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Antique Provincial Office introduced its mentees during the kick-off activity of the ‘Kapatid Mentor Me’ Project at the The Venue in Brgy. Funda Dalipe, San Jose de Buenavista, Antique on May 17, 2017.
The project is a series of management and entrepreneurial trainings for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). After the course, MSMEs are expected to improve the standard of their products and services and come up with globally competitive produce.
The MSMEs will be trained on record keeping for them to access better financial institutions.
The training will have 11 sessions. There will be mentors to assist the 20 pre-identified mentees enrolled in the program. The mentees are expected to attend all modules and finish the course.
The Kapatid Mentor Me Project is a joint undertaking of the DTI and the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship-Go Negosyo. Its modules include marketing, financial management, human resource management and operations management, among others.
DTI Iloilo Provincial Office and DTI Aklan Provincial Office already kicked off their Kapatid Mentor Me Project on April 19 and May 9, respectively. Other schedules in the provinces are as follows: Capiz – May 23, Guimaras – July 12, and Negros Occidental – June 29.