Microenterprise Development Training Institute

Posted by on February 4, 2005

Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO)
Microenterprise Development Training Institute
March 21-22, 2005
Jackson Hilton Hotel
Jackson, Mississippi

Sponsored by: AEO, AmSouth Bank, and Mississippi Microenterprise Association Network (MMEAN)

Microenterprise and small business development professionals in the region have a special opportunity to receive expert training on microenterprise development as a viable strategy for encouraging entrepreneurship in low-and-moderate income communities. The AEO RTI is a specialized training institute that focuses on building the skills of professionals engaged in microenterprise development training, lending, and management. Workshop highlights include:

* Sustainable Tourism: Giving Visitors What They Want While Growing a variety of Microenterprises
* Models of Advanced Technical Assistance, Client Retention and Business Growth
* Energizing Entrepreneurs in America’s Rural Communities
* Getting the Message Out: Best Practices in Marketing Your Microenterprise Program
* Fundamentals of Effective Microlending
* A Market of Millions: How to Develop and Fund Services to Serve Entrepreneurs with Disabilities
* Developing an Effective Fund Raising Plan
* Best Practices in Integrating Asset Development Strategies in Microenterprise Programs
* Developing Effective Client Screening and Assessment Tools
* Developing an Effective Local and State Advocacy Strategy for Microenterprise Development

Optional Roundtable Discussion on Domestic Violence and Microenterprise Development

For a complete agenda and registration form, go to http://www.microenterpriseworks.org/conferences/Mississippi-RTI-web.pdf

For more information on the agenda and AEO training, contact Jason Friedman, Manager for Training and Education at jfriedman@assoceo.org or 319.341.3556

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