291a Private Sector Growth Strategies

Part 1: Start-up seminar, February 2015
Part 2: Training in Sweden, 20 April - 8 May, 2015
Part 3: Follow-up Seminar, October 2015
Part 1: In each participating country
Part 2: Stockholm, Sweden
Part 3: In one of the participating countries Tanzania
Number of participants
Target Region
Closing date for applications


Our world is rapidly changing and government and business leaders alike are at the sharp edge of this transformation. New technology, changing consumer preferences and globalisation of markets are creating challenges and opportunities for businesses and governments in all parts of the world. The Private Sector Growth Strategies Programme aims to prepare you and your organisation to face these challenges: and to nurture, stimulate and develop opportunities in the changing business environment to benefit your country, by building a sustainable and competitive business environment and economy. The PSG training programme is closely linked to the Strategic Business Management training programme for business leaders and entrepreneurs.


The overall aim is to contribute to the development of a vibrant and sustainable private sector, seeking to strenghten collaboration between the public and private sectors, for better functioning markets and improved intergration in world trade.

Target Group

High level professionals from national institutions and organisations in Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

You and your organisation must have a mandate to develop and promote a sustainable private sector, to improve market functionality and/or stimulate greater integration in worl trade.

You must have potential to act as a change agent in your own organisation and at a national level. You should represent either:

  • national governmental organisations,
  • authorities and semi-government organisations and institutions, or
  • relevant civil society organisations, e.g. NGOs, business associations, community based organisations.


Phase II training course in Sweden has four modules:

1. Private sector development:

From the perspective of private sector development you will conduct national and institutional analyses and develop preliminary change projects and action plans.

2. Internationalisation and global and regional context:

An overview of the global context.

3. Strategies for enterprise development:

Working for a better business climate.

4. Leadership for change management:

Your personal leadership skills and role as a change agent



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