August 2008 Business, Livelihood and Personal Finance Workshops

Updated: September 22, 2014

This month of August 2008, we have a lot of events lined-up so be sure to free up some of your time. Along with our regular business and livelihood trainings, there are also quite a number of seminars you can attend to improve your personal finance and business mindset.

These opportunities are mostly in Metro Manila, but it’s possible that some of these events will eventually go to your locality. Feel free to contact the sponsors for possible schedules in your province.

The details of these events are correct at the time of posting. However, I would advise you to confirm with the organizers for updates and possible changes in the date, time and venue. Furthermore, this website is not connected to any of these sponsors. Please contact them directly for any further inquiries. Thank you.

World Food Expo 2008

Are you planning to start a restaurant business? Then you might want to go to the WOFEX 2008. This event will be held on August 6 to 9 at the World Trade Center, Metro Manila, Philippines. This year’s theme is The Ultimate Food Show Experience and the organizers hope to bring together buyers and sellers in all segments of the food and beverage industry. Visit the World Food Expo 2008 website for more details.

Business Innovations & Inventions Expo 2008

Are you a talented innovator or inventor looking for a venue to expose, market and sell your products? If so, then this exposition is for you. This event provides a platform for inventors, researchers, institutions, laboratories and other organizations to create awareness and showcase their latest R&D.

This exposition will happen at the Trinoma Mall Activity Center on August 9 to 11. This event is organized by Great Links Events Management, in cooperation with Good Concept Enterprise. For more information, you can contact them at 02-4551242 and 0918-4914407 or email them at [email protected].

Create Abundance Seminars

The Create Abundance Team is inviting the public to attend their Financial Literacy Workshops and Wealth Courses held every Saturdays at Pearl Drive, Ortigas in Pasig City. If you’re a fan of Robert Kiyosaki, author of the best selling book, Rich Dad Poor Dad, then you might be interested in participating in one of the group’s Cashflow Workshops. I used to attend and moderate these type of gatherings five years ago and it really helped me create the proper mindset in starting my journey towards financial freedom.

If don’t have an idea what Cashflow 101 is, then click here to get an overview of this board game. Moreover, here’s a short peek of what goes on during these workshops:

Lastly, they also offer other business school educational programs, success curriculum courses and mentoring programs that will help you stop working hard and start working smart. For more information, please visit their website or send an email to [email protected] with your name, occupation, contact details and reasons why you want to join.

Business in Development (BiD) Challenge Philippines

Your chance to turn your winning business idea into reality is extended until August 15. Join BiD Challenge Philippines now and submit your business proposals. You could be one of the lucky entrepreneurs who’ll receive start-up capital from their prize pool of P1,000,000. The winners also get a chance to compete in the Global BiD Challenge and win Euro 20,000. Please visit their website for more information.

Developing a Millionaire’s Mindset

If you want to become a millionaire, you have to think like one. This seminar hopes to teach you that and so much more. Learn how you can follow your dreams and live your passion by registering in this half-day seminar on August 26. You’ll discover interesting ideas such as the 5 classes of people, the difference between how the rich and the middle class think and how you can acquire the proper mindset to become financially successful.

This event is sponsored by Learning Curve, Inc. Please visit their website for more information or contact them at 02-9964610. You can also register by sending an email to [email protected]. The seminar fee is P2,000 and includes a certificate, freebies and yummy snacks! :D

Nego-skela August 2008

This month, Nego-skwela offers you a variety of courses for business and livelihood training. Aside from the computer and electronic courses, you can also learn skills on waitering & bartending, basic meat processing, bee culture, silkscreen printing, haircutting, reflexology and so much more. They also offer comprehensive all-in-one courses this month on food catering, beadworks and fashion accessories, putting up your own beauty parlor and other profitable small to medium scale enterprises.

A complete list of these courses is available for download here:
Nego-skwela August 2008

Technology Resource Center (TRC) August 2008

Learn these livelihood skills, businesses and many more this month:

  • Setting up a Junk Shop Business
  • Soybean Processing
  • How to Operate and Mange Money Changing Business
  • How to Make Fashion Accessories
  • Basic Reservation and Ticketing for Travel Agencies
  • Jewelry Appraisal and Pawnshop Operation
  • Swine Production
  • Aromatic and Decorative Candle Making
  • Basic Digital Photography
  • Event Planning, Marketing and Management
  • Accounting and Record Keeping for Small Businesses
  • Fresh Flower Arrangement and Flower Shop Operation and Management
  • Silkscreen Printing
  • Catering Business Operation
  • Operating a Laundry Shop Business (Small-Scale)

More and complete details of these courses is available at the TLRC website.

For more information on these and other institutions that offer business trainings and livelihood seminars, please consult this business directory.

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  1. oh! that’s me there in red (Cashflow video) last Saturday. hehe! I would recommend Cashflow 101 to entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs. Thanks for posting the other workshops Fitz!

  2. @Lee Angelo

    That’s nice… na-extra ka pa sa video. Hehe.


    Thanks, I hope you can attend one of them specially the Cashflow Workshops. Masarap maglaro nung board game. :D

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