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Harnessing the Power of the Digital Economy!

12 weeks
All levels
25 lessons
5 quizzes
310 students

Harnessing the Power of the Digital Economy
MSME Guide to Digital Transformation

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The steady increase in the use of Information Communications Technologies (ICTs) in our day-to-day lives resulted in a growing economy in the digital space. Businesses are now leveraging ICT and data to gain opportunities and advantages online.

This FREE course aims to capacitate Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in using ICT and online platforms, to harness the power of the digital economy.

The 4-part courseware under this project will equip learners with the key competencies and skills needed to securely and efficiently join the digital economy.

Target Audience: Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

Prerequisite: Basic computer literacy

Languages Available: English, Armenian, Spanish, Amharic

Offline Options: Online and offline packages are both available

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Equip MSMEs with the key knowledge and competencies to leverage ICT tools and platforms, and join the digital economy.
  2. Equip MSMEs with the basic competencies to assess risk and securely transact in the digital economy.

Learning Outputs:

  1. An e-commerce readiness assessment guide
  2. (Optional activity) An online business portfolio and/or website
  3. A digital marketing plan
  4. An online business management plan
  5. A cybersecurity checklist

Facilitator’s Module: A facilitator’s module is included in the course, to guide business organizations in deploying this course to their member MSMEs.

Certificate: A certificate is available upon successful completion of the course.

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