Updated: April 19, 2015
Putting up a business will be easier if you have adequate technical skills and knowledge about the industry which you’re planning to invest in. This is why attending business and livelihood training seminars is an important step which all entrepreneurs must consider.
Never commit the mistake of venturing into a business and planning to learn as you go along. It’s always best to know beforehand the ins and outs of the industry you’re diving into. Likewise, it’s recommended that you know the technical aspects of the business so that you can properly train your staff and be able to efficiently supervise the operations during the early stages of your business.
Business and livelihood institutions are always available to help you. Immerse yourself in the community and ask around. You can likewise approach your local government to inquire on available training seminars which might interest you.
To help you get started, below are a list of business and livelihood training centers in the Philippines which offer comprehensive programs and seminars on various industries – from agricultural ventures like swine production and tilapia culture up until technological opportunities such as the internet cafe business and travel ticketing agencies.
Agri-Aqua Network International (AANI), Inc.
FTI Ave. cor. Duhat Road, FTI Complex, Taguig City
Herbal Garden and Livelihood Center, Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City
Tel. No.: 497-2755
Business Coach, Inc.
Unit 201 Richbelt Tower, 17 Annapolis St., Greenhills, San Juan City, Metro Manila
Tel: 727-5628; 727-7839
1503A West Tower, Philippine Stock Exchange Center (Tektite), Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Tel: 6874445; 6873416; 6874645; 8874445
Center for Small Enterprise (CSE)
Asian School Institute Bldg., 1518 Leon Guinto Sr. cor. Escoda St., Malate, Manila
Tel: 523-9776; 524-1879
Rm. 414 4/F Colon Dev. Bldg., Osmena Blvd., Cebu City
Mobile: 0917-8713171; 0916-4855176; 0922-2854826
Website: Negoskwela Philippines
CLMI Bldg., North Avenue cor. Agham Road, Diliman, Quezon City
Telephone: 433-0621 to 37; 497-4163; 924-5111
Philippine Trade and Training Center (PTTC)
PTTC Building, Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue. cor. Roxas Blvd., 1300 Pasay City
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority
37 East Service Rd., South Superhighway, Taguig City
Trunklines: 817-40-76 to 82
Technology Resource Center (TRC)
Jacinta Bldg. 2, Guadalupe Nuevo, EDSA, Makati City
Ultima EntrePinoy Forum Center
Nutrition Foundation of the Philippines Bldg., 107 E. Rodriguez Sr. Ave., Quezon City
Tel: 411-1349; 742-0826; 742-7866
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