At Optima we have extensive global experience in providing training and expert support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in start-up, growth and expansion phases.

Corporates that invest in SME development appoint Optima to assist in problem areas to grow these businesses and to find alternative solutions to overcome difficulties within the businesses.

Optima mentors various clients to assist with the establishment of their businesses and help to prepare with the application for additional funding to grow the businesses.

We build capacity in businesses through:

  • Business valuation
  • Deal structuring
  • Cash flow management planning
  • Business planning
  • Operational support
  • Business mentoring
  • Facilitation of focus group sessions

At Optima we provide training and development programmes to develop business acumen and skills in the following areas:

  • Business management
  • Advanced marketing management
  • Product development and service enhancement
  • Advanced financial and cash flow management
  • Operations management
  • Managing business growth
  • Business writing skills
  • Business management
  • Access to finance
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Principles of management