Making the most of the value producing opportunities inherent in becoming a digital business

Digital transformation is about how a business embraces digital tools to streamline and improve its functionality, and how that business then more efficiently, potently and profitably interacts with its customers. Event information: Date: Wednesday 3rd April 2019 Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Venue: Room XXI, Palais de Nations, Geneva Speakers: Global Trade Professionals Alliance... Continue Reading →


Shared Services Centre (SSC) Masterclass

Shared Services Centres (SSC) is the entity responsible for the execution and the handling of specific operational tasks in an organization, such as accounting, HR, payroll, IT, legal, compliance, purchasing, security, and more. The SSC is often a spin-off of the corporate services to separate all operational types of tasks from the corporate headquarters. As... Continue Reading →

UNCTAD Online Course on Trade and Gender

15 April– 2 June 2019 In an effort to enhance knowledge about the links between trade and gender, the UNCTAD Trade, Gender and Development Programme has developed an Online Course on Trade and Gender. The course targets academics (from universities and research centres), policymakers and representatives of civil society in developing and transition countries involved... Continue Reading →

Mentoring Matters to Women-led Businesses in LDCs

Over the past few weeks I’ve undertaken a whistle-stop tour of Asia-Pacific, working on the GTPA’s three-year Australian Aid-funded programme to establish support services for small businesses in developing countries. I have visited Samoa, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh (the countries where the programme will be implemented). While undertaking a range of meetings... Continue Reading →

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