Supporting workers’ soft skills development and SME growth
The In Business soft skills development programme is designed for enterprises and workers to fulfil the skills requirements of the Industry 4.0, improve workplace collaboration and ultimately increase productivity. The training programme facilitates the development of higher cognitive and communication skills as a solution to provide a better future of work for all.
Factory Improvement Toolset (FIT)
A sustainable, scalable approach to factory upgrading
The Factory Improvement Toolset (FIT) supports manufacturers in global supply chains to improve productivity, competitiveness and working conditions by upgrading production systems and factory practices. FIT has been developed to be a sustainable, time- and cost-efficient option for supporting factories to enhance productivity through improved business practices.
Community-Based Enterprise Development (C-BED)
For aspiring entrepreneurs and micro/small business owners
Developed to reach aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners in underserved ‘hard-to-reach’ communities, the ILO’s C-BED programme supports vulnerable and marginalized communities to start or improve existing businesses for better livelihoods.
Ready for Business (R4B)
Enabling youth entrepreneurs
Ready for Business (R4B) was jointly developed by the ILO together with the International Training Centre and the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan. The programme supports vulnerable youth that would like to develop the entrepreneurial skills needed to start their own business, creating decent jobs for themselves and others.
Small Business Competitiveness Programme (SBC)
For micro and small tourism entrepreneurs and operators
Up to 296 million SMEs in South and Southeast Asia are not currently served by conventional business development and support services. The ILO’s SBC tools provide tourism entrepreneurs and those who work with them guidance on how to establish, run and improve their business operations
Growing the co-operative movement
Our.COOP is a training programme developed for those interested in the cooperative movement.The training programme consists of three packages in total, corresponding to different stages in the life of a cooperative – conception, establishment, and management.