Private Sector Growth Strategies
EXTENDED APPLICATION PERIOD FOR 2016 AUTUMN
NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE
The long term goal of the Private Sector Growth Strategies
Programme is to build capacity in the participants' own
organisations. This is a prerequisite to improving the business
climate nationally, and to promoting sustainable economic growth.
The Programme targets key officials responsible for promoting
private sector development.
The overall aim: to contribute to
the development of a vibrant and sustainable private sector,
seeking to strengthen collaboration between the public and private
sectors, for better functioning markets and improved integration in
The PSGS Programme is expected to provide you, the participant,
1) in-depth knowledge and skills on how
to stimulate and promote private sector development,
2) capacity and knowledge to drive change in your
own organisation to enhance its contribution to private sector
3) capacity and tools to contribute to the
development of a Common Action Plan for private sector development
in your country. This plan will be developed together with
participants in Sida's linked Strategic Business Management (SBM)
The long term goal is to build the capacity of your organisation
to improve the business climate, and to promote sustainable
economic growth in your country.
The PSGS Programme aims to develop your capacity to be a change
agent in this process. It provides you with a unique opportunity
for close collaboration with colleagues from other countries, to
develop strong professional networks.
Organisational Action Plan and Action Plan for Private Sector
The Organisational Action Plan developed by YOU, the
participant, is the core of the PSGS Programme. To secure the
success of the project, it must be supported and implemented by all
key stakeholders in your organisation.
As a PSGS participant, you will also work with people in the SBM
Programme on developing and implementing an Action Plan for Private
Sector Development in your country.
The PSGS Programme facilitates transfer of knowledge and skills:
to enable and support you in developing your own Organisational
Action Plan, and the Action Plan for Private Sector
The training programme does not offer any financial support,
apart from the programme itself.