Workshop on running business chamber

Business, Normal

The National, Friday February 21st, 2014

 A WEEKlong workshop has given female entrepreneurs ideas on how to run business chamber in the country.

The Papua New Guinea Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PNGWCCI) participated in the training conducted by Hammad Siddiqui, senior programme manager, Centre for International Private Enterprise.

The members gained further understanding and knowledge on how a chamber could be coordinated in the country. 

Chamber resident Avia Koisen said: “Since the chamber was new, the executives had realised that we have to be effective and fully-equipped with the knowledge of how to manage the chamber as well as its groups outside of Port Moresby.”

“In this training, we discussed how we are going to take the organisation into the future.”

The chamber’s constitution, vision and mission statements were also discussed during the training. 

PNGWCCI, which was launched last November, aimed at helping small-to-medium enterprises grow. 

The association helped women in advancing their interests of formal sector businesses and provided tools and know-how to bring informal sector businesses into the formal sector.  

The workshop ends today.