Institute of Entrepreneurship Development Profile
The Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (IED) is an affiliate of SME Resource Center. As a business hub SME Resource Center is currently enjoying an explosive membership growth with more than 2000 members’ country wide and growing steadily. Our goal is to develop successful, confident and qualified entrepreneurs as a means of eradicating poverty, create job opportunities thus stimulating growth not only for Kenya but East Africa and the greater African continent’s economies as a whole. After many years of interacting with diverse entrepreneurs. IED was birthed after SME Resource Center established the main frustration most entrepreneurs experience is lack of basic skills. A major drawback in the growth and development of SME sector.
We have trained over 6,000 SME’s in entrepreneurship & business management Skills in the last couple of years. Suffice to say Institute of Entrepreneurship Development is a well-seasoned, time tested and proven skills development organization sure to deliver its mandate; powered by our mission “To provide solutions to entrepreneurs enabling them to dream, start and grow successful enterprises”. It is important to note that IED is in negotiations with international universities such us Harvard, Stellenbosch, Witwatersrand, Makerere University etc.
Discussions are at an advanced stage with The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) to provide a Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Business Entrepreneurship (PGDM-BE). This qualification is an equivalent to an MBA degree of an Indian university, as accorded by the Association of Indian University and Accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The motivation is to equip our members with formal, internationally recognized qualifications as opposed to giving them a certificate of participating. So, they can run thriving enterprises with poise. We are also registered with NITA (National Industrial Training Authority) No: NITA/LEVY/RETAL/977 www.nita.go.ke.
The Institute of Entrepreneurship Development recruits well-seasoned, passionate professionals. This assures our esteemed clients that they receive value for money. For Instance, after every training session we do a quarterly follow up to ensure our customers are following and benefiting from the training.
While making necessary recommendations on the necessary contingencies requisite to fine tuning/streamlining our customers’ business processes. Thereby creating a win/win for all stakeholders involved. This is a free of charge after sales service that goes on for an year after training to ensure our members succeed and thrive in their businesses. If they execute and implement the contingencies recommended. IED’s facilitators literally become Consultants/Coaches to our clients and provide necessary advice to facilitate our customer’s continued success.
By partnering with IED, you not only get a training provider but also a business consultant/Coach in your respective field for one year for free.
“Entrepreneurship Development Through Training”.