dfcu Bank in partnership with Enterprise Uganda, has today announced that it will hold 12 business clinics for its Small and Medium Enterprise customers. The announcement was made during a press launch which also doubled as the first training session at Mackinnon Suits.
The clinics will he held over the course of the next six months and will center on growing the skillsets of the beneficiaries.
This will focus on the five functional areas of a business, marketing, finance, Human resource , planning and operations.
The announcement comes a week after dfcu bank was unveiled as the main sponsor of the 2017 Top 100 mid-sized companies’ survey.
Speaking at the press briefing, dfcu Managing Director, Juma Kisaame said that the business clinics were part of the bank’s strategy to empower the SME business community.
“Using the M-S-F Model, Enterprise Uganda will provide both practical and theoretical training to our SME clients. These training sessions will cater to 35-50 people per session and will cover various aspects related to operating a successful business operation. For the next six months, we will mobilize our customers to attend two training sessions each month and our expectation is that they will be better equipped to manage their businesses,” Kisaame said.
He also emphasized on the Bank’s commitment to the Ugandan market saying, “dfcu bank is firmly dedicated to offering tailor-made solutions to our clients with the belief that in turn, they will help them grow both their personal and business investments. And the business clinics will cover topics ranging from marketing, branding, human resource management and several more which offer very important learnings to business owners and managers, ” said kisaame.