The Barbados Investment & Development Corporation (BIDC) will be hosting a press conference on Thursday May 26, 2011, 10:00 a.m in the Training Room at head office to announce the launch of its Export Readiness Training Initiative.
The Programme which is being offered in collaboration with UWI, Cave Hill, is intended to enhance the level of export marketing and management expertise available within the ranks of the SME manufacturing community.
It is aimed also at creating a platform to empower the export sector to expand its contribution to national development, employment and acquisition of foreign exchange.
It will at the same time target graduate students, enrolled in UWI’s marketing programmes, allowing them to enrich their learning experiences, with the aid of the hands on “In-plant” attachments.
Addressing the media briefing will be CEO, Basil Lavine, Director of Export Development and Promotion Ms. Sonja Trotman, UWI Head of Management Studies, Dr. Justin Robinson and UWI Lecturer, Dr. Lashley.