Five new companies commenced operations in St. Kitts on Thursday as part of the practical exercise of the Creativity for Employment and Business Opportunity (CEBO) training taking place in Sandy Point this week.
Members of the community, joined by students from Project Strong, have embraced the concepts of the entrepreneurship development programme which began on November 05 and are ready to offer a variety of products and services to the public. Continue reading →
The Department of Youth Empowerment in St. Kitts is busy finalizing arrangements to pilot a unique regional programme designed to familiarize young people with the basics skills of starting and running a business.
Senior Youth Officer Pierre Liburd told SKNIS that the Creativity for Employment and Business Opportunity (CEBO) entrepreneurship training programme will be implemented from November 05 to 09 in the town of Sandy Point. CEBO was designed by the Youth Desk of the CARICOM Secretariat in collaboration with the Department of Youth Empowerment, the Caribbean Group of Youth Business Trusts and other regional stakeholders. Continue reading →
Entrepreneurs, business leaders, managers, and supervisors throughout the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) will explore and challenge what they know about building solutions to address the business challenges of the 21st century during the ECCU Business Symposium and Innovation Forum hosted by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Financial Information Month (FIM) partners. Continue reading →
As part of the activities for Financial Information Month (FIM) 2012, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will host the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) Business Symposium for Fourth and Fifth Form Students on 11 October.
The symposium is aimed at strengthening students’ academic and technical skills by shaping their understanding of business issues. Continue reading →
The Department of Youth Empowerment has begun recruiting persons to participate in the first Creativity for Employment and Business Opportunity (CEBO) training programme scheduled to be held in the near future.
Senior Youth Officer Pierre Liburd told SKNIS that the town of Sandy Point has been chosen to implement the inaugural training given a number of factors including the size of the youth population, the resources in the community as well as the presence of strong community groups that can lend support to the project.
As such, Mr. Liburd and the local facilitators for the CEBO programme, teamed with members of the Sandy Pointers Inspiring Real Improvement Throughout (SPIRIT) organization on Saturday (September 29) to conduct a walkthrough of the community. The group actively engaged males and females between the age of 16 to 29 who are out of school and out of work and assessed their interest in employment and entrepreneurship. Continue reading →