ArmInfo. Head of the Shirak regional administration Artur Khachatryan and Chief Executive Officer of ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank Hakob Andresyan signed a memorandum on cooperation, in which the parties intend to unite their efforts for SME development in Shirak district, improving the welfare of communities and stimulating tourism. This is stated in the official message of the Bank.
According to the source, the bank for representatives of SMEs in Shirak area will hold free business seminars, and the regional administration, for its part, will assist the bank in finding the target audience.
Expressing confidence that SME representatives participating in the training seminar will give new impetus to business in the region, Khachatryan noted: "As a result of cooperation, the efficiency of enterprises, management skills, turnover and profit, the number of employees, and enterprises to the public will increase more socially responsible.
For his part A. Andreasyan stressed that the bank conducts business seminars for the fourth year in a row, handing over to the entrepreneurs the experience of the bank accumulated over 20 years, as well as the best international experience. <The training course for businessmen includes topics related to business management, marketing, and now issues in the field of hotel business. However, this cooperation is special for us, as we see interest and the state in facilitating SMEs. Our specialists conduct lectures in Lori, Armavir, Syunik regions, and now in the Shirak region. We will continue to expand the geography of the seminars, "he said. At the same time, Andreasyan added that recently the Bank's business seminars were awarded with a certificate from the International Finance Corporation (IFC Business Edge), which again demonstrates the high professionalism of the ACBA-Credit Agricole team.
To note, till now, ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank held 53 business seminars, which were attended by over 650 representatives SMEs from 400 organizations operating in the sphere of services, trade, industry and agriculture. Lectures for businessmen are read by representatives of the management of the bank, and topics touch on such areas as effective management and marketing.