The USAID funded Lebanon Enterprise Development (LED) Project has launched a series of Virtual Talks for enterprises to learn how to sustain and expand their businesses during crises.
This series of topic-focused webinars will feature international and local experts who will present strategies and practical solutions that companies can adopt to advance their businesses and return to growth.
The topics are carefully selected to keep up with the current trends and stay up to date with what is happening around the world. Through these webinars, companies will also learn how they could benefit from LED’s customized technical assistance.
December 2, 2020 / 1:00pm
In the past, management gurus stated that “Quality is free”. Today, quality has become a profitable endeavor. While implementing management systems does reduce variations, defects, complaints, and waste, its new function is to open new markets for exports and attract new clients to a trustable portfolio. During the webinar, experts will discuss how this increase in profitability is achieved through quality certifications implementation.
December 16, 2020 / 1:00pm
Lebanon’s economy relies more on imports and few on local production to satisfy the market needs. Due to the current economic situation, locally produced goods are much more needed, and a lot of Lebanese industrialists are grabbing the opportunity to produce locally. SMEs are also looking for ways to export their goods, capitalizing on the quality of their products, and hoping to bring fresh money that will ease the cost of buying raw materials balance. During this webinar, experts will explain the export process and the tips and tricks that SMEs should consider while preparing for exports.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 / 1:00pm
In this webinar, Fernando Polo reviewed a framework with three areas of work: customer experience, business models and digital leadership and operations to help companies become more agile, data driven and human-centred. Some cases were reviewed and insights and tools for small and medium size enterprises were presented and could be taken away for immediate action.