"A growing need exists in emerging countries to support the growth of the small and medium sized enterprises (SME) sector through the development of a more organic bottom-up approach to SME development in order to provide jobs and drive economic growth. As an expert service provider Optima is one of few who has the experience to address the skills and capacity development needs of entrepreneurs and their financiers. Optima combines practical experience gained in several countries with best practise training techniques and a credible list of clients."
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"Shell Foundation also engaged Optima to provide specialist support and training to a number of our partners in Africa and India. Both we – and our partners – valued the advice provided, which led to tangible improvements in their performance and our understanding as to help “social enterprises”."
"It's been a pleasant experience. Awesome insight of the facilitators appropriately customised for the target audience, having immense impact on the receptive audience. Thanks a lot for managing the give time on individual level. Wish you the best!"
Husk Power Systems, Patna, India
“One thing that I definitely want to highlight is the quality of all the material, the details and specifics, and how the mechanics were explained and documented in the material, is super.”
Gram Oorja (India)