ILO-YSSE TRAINING PROGRAM ON SMALL ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT. In collaboration with International Labour Organization (ILO), Youth School for Social Entrepreneurs (YSSE) organized a two days long training program on “Generate Your Business Idea (GYB): Small Enterprise Development Program” from 04 December to 05 December 2015 at SEL Centre, Dhaka.
As a Key trainer, Mr. Francis Dilip De Silva, Senior Specialist Industry Skills Development (Component 3), Expert Trainer-SCORE (South Africa Kenya, Bangladesh), Sustaining Competitive Responsible Enterprises, International Labour Organization, conducted this two days long training session with his utmost efficiency with 18 vibrant participants who are the future potential entrepreneurs for Bangladesh.
The training program were participated from a multi sectoral environment , for instance, UN Intern, Government Employee, INGO officials, Entrepreneurs and potential social entrepreneurs from different public and private university of Bangladesh from different region.
In second day, with Mr. Francis, Mr. Kesava Murali, Deputy Programme Manger, Better Work Bangladesh, took part in the session as a facilitator. The Youth School for Social Entrepreneurs (YSSE) is a youth led Non-government organization (NGO) working for youth development in Bangladesh. YSSE founded in February 2015 by a group of youth who creating an impact in youth community by providing necessary skills to be a social entrepreneur.
YSSE is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh, currently working with 13 countries around the world. The purpose of YSSE is to promote social entrepreneurship and to foster youth as social entrepreneurs due to create positive social and environmental changes through their societal innovative idea and action. YSSE focuses on youth and provide them different skills to grow up with a sustainable mindset, which help them in self-development and how a youth mind can create a great impact in community.
As part of the YSSE vision and mission, it organized this training session for the potential social entrepreneurs who will take an initiative to the change the society and make it free from poverty. Mr. Francis discussed basically how a small scale entrepreneurship can be run successfully with sustainable way. In this regard, he showed the step by step way of setting up a small entrepreneurship venture.
He conducted this session with his innovative approaches like brain storming, group presentation, exercising and other activities. At the end of the session of second day, Sheikh Mohammad Yousuf Hossain, Founder and President, Youth School for Social Entrepreneurs (YSSE), concluded the training session delivering the Vote of Thanks to all and saying that this kind of training program will be organized by YSSE for the development of youth so that they can make a difference.