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Brussels, Belgium | 14 June - 16 June 2017

This specialized training will combine capacity building with meetings with potential investors.

It is not enough to have a good project or innovative technology to ensure the success of a business. Entrepreneurs also need funds to turn their idea into a marketable product or service. However, despite the availability of funds, access to finance is still seen as a major barrier to entrepreneurship in Africa.

Module 1 will allow participants to design their business plan an the optimal way to secure financing for their project.

Module 1 will consist of three parts:

1. Understanding financial realities of businesses

- Funding requirements
- Market requirements
- Shareholder constraints
- Mapping the economic and financial partners of companies: investors, banks
- Taking into account the factors of competitiveness

2. Adopt concepts and financial vocabulary

- Managing a company's balance sheet
- Income statement, cash flow
- Reposition these elements in the financial management of the company.
- Case study: analysis of the financial documents of a company.

3. Financial evaluation

- Working capital, Working capital requirement, and cash
- Involvement in business management and development
- Exercise: analysis of working capital requirements by sector of activity.

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We seek to empower the spirit of entrepreneurship in Africa

  • Facilitate access to finance
  • Connect businesses horizontally and vertically
  • Create an exchange of know-how
  • Engage the relevant Public-Private dialogue
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