(Business in Cameroon) - Since July 15, 2019, 50 junior executives of the private and public sector have been undergoing training to acquire business administration skills at Douala vocational center Centre de formation professionnelle d’excellence (CFPE). The official opening ceremony for this training, which will end on July 20, 2019, was presided by the minister of labor and vocational training Issa Tchiroma Baraky on July 17, 2019.
The International Business Driving License (IBDL) was organized with the support of Bureau national de mise à niveau des entreprises (BMN). This institution is in charge of the implementation of government’s policy for support to the restructuration and expansion of industrial companies in Cameroon. According to an official release, “this training is part of the national economy boosting-process.”
At the end of this training, the vocational center will meet all the international standards of the International Business Driving License and become IBDL- accredited. The training was organized in collaboration with ministry of labor and Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development (EAPD).
BMN explains that the upcoming continental free trade area will multiply opportunities and threats for local companies. Therefore, these companies must have well-trained and knowledgeable collaborators of international business standards, it adds.