Capacity building trainings held to strengthen textile sector in Armenia's northern regions

Home / Activities / Activity Highlights / Capacity building trainings held to strengthen textile sector in Armenia's northern regions
28-09-2018

Capacity building trainings held to strengthen textile sector in Armenia's northern regions

In the framework of the project “Textile for a sustainable economic development of the northern regions of Armenia”, implemented by Gegharkunik, Shirak and Lori Chambers of Commerce and Industry, through an action grant by EU-SMEDA project, a number of trainings and capacity building activities are implemented to strengthen the skills of sole entrepreneurs. As part of such measures, a “Business Planning Training” was held in Armenia’s second largest city Gyumri. The final stage of the training was held on 26 September, 2018, where the participants: self-employed individuals from the textile field,  presented their products and Business Plans, which they had developed as a result of the one-week training.

Moreover, each participant made a presentation with assessment of similar businesses, market trends, prices, statistics on competitiveness and market, etc., which they had learned at the training. To complete their know-how, they had developed marketing strategy and made estimation of investments needed to expand further (e. g. weaving machines, additional money for production, etc.).

The event was summed up by a Certificate Award ceremony to mark the successful completion of the training in Gyumri.

A similar training was held in Vanadzor city one month earlier targeting local SMEs and individuals from textile sector. Out of them, the 4 best entrepreneurs were awarded with small grants by GCCI to kick off their business projects. Additionally, trainings are organised in Vanadzor for a small group of unemployed women who want to learn sewing techniques in Vanadzor’s Gloria sewing factory. See the video demonstrating a small fragment of the training: https://bit.ly/2xPpp78

As part of the training, Gyumri’s Technological college presented a syllabus for a 3-month sewing training course.  An initial agreement was reached between LENTEX textile company and Gyumri technological college to provide jobs to successful graduates of the mentioned training course.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

upcoming events


No upcoming events

Recent activities VIEW ALL Activities+

2018-10-14

Science and Technology Convergence Conference successfully held in Yerevan

The Science and Technology Convergence Conference (STC) was held in Yerevan from Oct. 12-13, 2018, aiming at focusing on the future of the fundamental and applied research. The conference gathered around 200 scientists and researches who discussed and presented a number of challenging topics at the conference in Quantum Computing, Machine Learning, Micro electronicsInformation Security, Computer Vision and Renewable Energy

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018-09-28

Capacity building trainings held to strengthen textile sector in Armenia's northern regions

In the framework of the project “Textile for a sustainable economic development of the northern regions of Armenia”, implemented through the action grant by EU-SMEDA project, a number of trainings and capacity building activities are implemented to stregthen the skills of sole enterprenuars and SMEs engaged in textile field. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018-09-26

Armenian startups get support to become part of HORIZON2020 SME Instrument

EU-SMEDA project has been supporting Armenian innovative startups to apply for and become part of the EU's HORIZON 2020 SME Instrument. The presented video sums up the activities of the project in this regard and highlights important information for the future applicants. Moreover...