ProNET Workshops


Caribbean Export in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) offers ProNET training to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Working together with local Business Support Organisations (BSOs) these training programmes are designed to provide institutional strengthening and export marketing training to the SME sector thus improving their basic business skills while at the same time increasing their productivity and competitiveness.  The eventual goal of these trainings are  to make regional firms export ready and positioned to take advantage of the opportunities available under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

ProNET is a training programme specifically for owners and managers of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) primarily in the manufacturing sector.  The programme aims to raise the level of productivity and profitability in SMEs allowing owners and managers to operate their businesses more efficiently and effectively.

ProNET offers a series of 9 modules that cover the key areas in managing an enhancing the competitiveness of a business.  They are;

  • Business StrategyQuality Management
  • Production Management
  • Resource Management
  • Product Development
  • Information Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Cost & Financial Management
  • Export Marketing

Saint Lucia TEPA along with Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA) will be offering training in three of these modules.

The third and final workshop for this year will be Export Marketing and is scheduled for November 11th-13th, 2014 at the conference room of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Port Services and Transport, Union, Castries.

Download brochure and registration form.