IFC skills training program awaits Indians

An initiative aimed at building India’s workforce is on its way in the fast-emerging nation.

International Finance Corp., in partnership with the National Institute of Entrepreneurs and Small Business Development, a veteran in organizing training programs, will develop training programs to address acute skills shortage in India. The project will help improve the business skills of corporate trainers and build a professional community among them.

The program will make use of IFC’s Business Edge Training of Trainers methodology, a learning platform for small businesses that has already been used in 29 countries. It will aid India in its vision of building a skilled workforce of 500 million people by 2020.

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  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.