Strengthening productivity and working conditions in SME

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Enterprise Development, Growth and Enhancement (EDGE)

Repeatable and scalable business models

EDGE is an innovative, peer-to-peer training programme that helps micro, small and medium enterprises to develop the skills needed to improve productivity, competitiveness, and working conditions. In association with the International Labour Organization and under license by National Employers’ Organizations, EDGE is delivered to SME by a range of business associations and institutions throughout Asia and the Pacific.

MARKET DRIVEN
LOW COST
PEER-TO-PEER
SECTOR ORIENTED
FLEXIBLE
OUTCOME BASED

TRAINING MODULES

EDGE training tools are self-implemented and designed to allow SME to take up modules in any order according to preference or need. With no need for experts or trainers, SME follow simple step-by-step instructions to complete the activities and discussions over 1 – 3 hours depending on module.

DEVELOPMENT
Focused on key areas of business planning in SME that strengthen the bottom line and deliver long-term value. Suitable for new start-ups and underdeveloped enterprises.
  • Marketing Principles for Success
  • Better Bookkeeping for Micro Enterprises
  • Pricing for Profitability
  • Mircofinance and Investment Capital
ENHANCEMENT
Focused on competencies for value added investments to increase competitiveness. Suitable for SME with task oriented expertise and human resources.
  • Business Continuity Planning for Natural Disasters
  • Business Continuity Planning with Safety and Health
  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  • E-Commerce and Social Media for Small Business
  • Getting Prepared for AEC – A tool for Importers and Exporters

EDGE is a product of the International Labour Organization (ILO) developed by the Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACTEMP) and ENTERPRISE Department

EDGE TRAINING SERVICES

Associations and business development services must be licensed by national employers’ organizations for the right to offer and generate an income from EDGE training services. Under the terms and conditions of the EDGE licensing, training services will be monitored by EO for quality assurance through online tools.

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Employers Confederation of the Philippines

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International Labour Organization

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Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations

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