Understanding the export processes and international trade issues by all African women exporters is one of the main objectives of the ACCESS! programme.
Built around six main subject matters and keeping in mind all the challenges faced by businesswomen in Africa, the ACCESS! Export Training Package covers all aspects of the international trade cycle, including priority sectors which are the most relevant for African exporters, such as coffee, leather, horticulture, textile, handicraft and services. Specific example and case studies are illustrating insights from the authors which can be used by trainers and partners institutions in delivering the training sessions at the enterprise level.
Read more about the topics covered and the learning objectives of each of the modules and get trade work on the ground!
When going into the export process, women exporters must have a clear understanding of all the constraints they will be facing before building an Export Business Plan.
ARE YOU READY TO EXPORT?
BUSINESS STRATEGY FOR EXPORTS
BUILDING AN EXPORT BUSINESS PLAN
GLOBAL VALUE CHAIN
INTERNATIONAL TRADE ENVIRONMENT
Production capabilities, export packaging quality management, distribution channels and communicating on your products are prime topics for exporters and must be addressed in the right manner.
BUILDING PRODUCTION CAPABILITIES
DISTRIBUTING YOUR PRODUCTS
PACKAGING & LABELLING
COMMUNICATING ON YOUR PRODUCTS
EXPORT QUALITY MANAGEMENT
A good understanding of all technical elements such as INCOTERMS 2010 (R), costing and pricing and the legal aspects of the international trade will facilitate the transactions and allow the enterprises to achieve better commercial results.
COMMUNICATION AND NEGOTIATION SKILLS
COSTING & PRICING
RAISING CUSTOMER INTEREST
CONTRACTING & LEGAL ASPECTS
The series of modules will take the women entrepreneurs through all the different aspects of resource management such as export finance, intellectual property and new information technologies.
CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT
INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
EXPORT FINANCING AND GETTING PAID
MAKING RESOURCES DECISIONS
Sector such as coffee, leather, handicrafts, textile, horticulture and services are most relevant for women in sub-Saharan Africa. ACCESS! will take you through the different technical element of these sectors for a better understanding of the market requirements.
EXPORTING COFFEE PRODUCTS
EXPORTING LEATHER PRODUCTS
EXPORTING YOUR SERVICES
EXPORTING HANDICRAFTS AND TEXTILES
EXPORTING HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS
Gender dimension for trainers and for women exporters, environmental impact of trade and results based management complement the ACCESS! export training course. Explore the modules and get ready for export success!
ENVIRONMENT & INTERNATIONAL TRADE
GENDER ISSUES AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE
RESULTS BASED MANAGEMENT