MSMEs in the Forest Sector (Self-Paced)


This course will help you better understand the concepts related to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and the forest sector. This course is organized into six modules: • Module 1 provides an introduction to the overall course on MSMEs in the forest sector, detailing the key concepts and terms that will be used throughout the rest of the course. • Module 2 presents the business models and value chains of forest enterprises. • Module 3 explains the topic of competitiveness for MSMEs in the forest sector. • Module 4 discusses issues related to access to finance for MSMEs in the forest sector. • Module 5 demonstrates the concepts, ideas, and terms that were discussed in the previous four modules through case studies. • Module 6 includes 20 course-end questions.

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  1. Ted like video talks
  2. Podcasts
  3. Formal learnings (i.e., Self-paced courses/Facilitated Courses/MOOCs)
  4. Live events and Knowledge Exchanges
  5. Communities of Practice

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Course Details

  • Mode: Self-Paced