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Development programs need to offer enough support and assistance to their target rural communities. Even though educational, health and infrastructure programs are essential, it is rural enterprise development that is considered the main channel for development. Helping locals sell their products and services will enrich the entire community.

This ‘research-based’ training Course addresses the planning and management needs of development projects in rural communities. Managers, leaders and development workers will gain essential knowledge of effectively managing enterprise development projects.


This Course will provide you with:

  • Rural context definitions
  • The spatial characteristics of villages
  • Key principles for rural-based enterprise development
  • SWOT analysis for rural enterprises
  • Methods of rural market linkage
  • Business management and teaching principles for rural development
  • Potential issues in rural enterprise development including cross-cutting

Who Should Attend

All members involved in community projects or enterprise development programs will gain substantial knowledge by taking this Course. NGO and NPO management, CEOs, business owners and project managers all stand to improve their existing skills to make their projects a success and aid the development of rural enterprises.


Day One

  • Rural economy contribution to national economy
  • Business cycle and its application in rural enterprises
  • Small enterprise management
  • Networking issues and team approach in rural concept

Day Two

  • Common types of businesses in rural context
  • Business inception support strategies
  • Marketing management for rural enterprise
  • Financial management for rural enterprise
  • Supply chain and customer care for rural enterprise

Day Three

  • The role of microfinance institutions in rural enterprise development
  • Asset management in rural enterprise
  • HRM for rural enterprises
  • Practical Work on cases and scenarios

Day Four

  • Linking rural markets to regional markets and further
  • Applying standards of quality at a rural context
  • Supply chain and value chain management
  • Practical group exercise

Day Five

  • Business vision building for rural communities
  • Conflict resolution
  • Resource management
  • Community forum management

Fee Information

Course Fees vary based on location, topic and dates of the course. Please contact us to get details. Standard course fee includes:

  • tuition costs
  • certificate
  • study materials
  • meals (Lunch and refreshments)
  • a social program (only if more than five participants attend)

  • Course Fee does not cover
  • Visa
  • travel costs
  • any insurance
  • accommodation
  • personal expenses and other meals

  • Discounts may apply for groups, In-house training or destinations other than specified in the program. Please contact us with your requirements and we will provide you with a quote.

    Important Notes

    General Notes:

  • As an open course, this program is offered in specific destinations. However, for groups and as an in-house training, it can be offered in many parts of the world. Please contact us for more details
  • This program can be integrated with any other program in the same category and the client will get a considerable discount.
  • Accordemy courses can be offered in other languages than English too. Please contact us for your needs.

  • What Participants Receive?
  • Certificate of course completion issued by Accord Worldwide, Inc. The USA.
  • Lifetime free access to online version of the course material.
  • Lifetime free membership in related online discussion groups.
  • Discounted fee for future courses.

  • Travel Management

    If you require support in managing your trip to the course destination, we can provide you with information or arrangement. Travel management will be done by third party service providers and any discount will not apply on travel expenses.


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