The ECCB Entrepreneurship Course was developed as a guide for persons interested in understanding the fundamentals of operating a successful small business.
The objectives of the course are to inspire more persons to consider entrepreneurship as a goal and to promote best business practices among small business owners.
The modules are specially designed to take into consideration the principles of business management in general and their practical application in the OECS. This has led to the distinctive feature of having case studies and other hands on learning activities that reflect the OECS business landscape.
Entrepreneurship development is important to the ECCB’s mandate to actively pursue the economic development of member territories; the two sides of economic development comprising financial sector development and enterprise development.
The course is divided into 15 modules which cover four areas:
- The Business
- Marketing and Promotion
- The Financing
- The Management