"The workshop was well organized and professional. The group discussion approach enabled me to interact and network freely with all participants in a homely environment and created an opportunity where I benefited from a pool of intellectuals. It was really a ground breaking workshop."
"Optima provides innovative training a step ahead of challenges facing entrepreneurs."
"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”."
"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."
exceptional ability to intervene on all levels of an organisation - adding value and providing solutions."
"The Optima team has an