BY LEVI JOHNSON
Bpifrance, the French public investment bank, and the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-ps.org) have entered into a partnership aiming at providing the online self-training platform “Bpifrance E-learning university” in favour of business leaders in the ICD network French-speaking member countries.
This partnership illustrates the will of the two institutions to support and promote economic cooperation as well as to foster the growth of an entrepreneurial ecosystem.
On this occasion, Mr Ayman Amin Sejiny, CEO of ICD, declared « By concluding this partnership with Bpifrance University, we are delighted to provide our network in the ICD French-speaking member countries with a quality e-learning platform and to contribute to the provision of the technical assistance necessary for the development of skills of private sector actors. This will be achieved with free access to targeted training modules to address the challenges faced by private sector actors ».
On her part, Ms Hélène Clément, Director of Programs and Courses at Bpifrance University, declared: “Supporting entrepreneurs is the key to the growth of VSEs and SMEs, a source of value and employment creation. Our e-learning programs aim to help SME managers to develop skills and to review their strategies and areas of development. It is, therefore, great pride to collaborate with our partner, the ICD, in order to offer this content to French-speaking leaders “.
The accessible training content addresses all the useful topics related to management and business development in the form of 5 to 10-minute sessions, such as strategy, finance, innovation, international, marketing, sales, purchasing, production, supply chain, legal, human resources, management, personal development, leadership, digital transformation, corporate social responsibility…
The following are also offered:
• Thematic modules, short and oriented towards implementation,
• Webinars, deepening the modules or focusing on a subject, which also promotes exchanges between entrepreneurs from different countries,
• Quizzes and interactive exercises,
The platform is accessible free of charge, at any time, by simple registration on the following site: https://ICD-ps.org/en/e-learning