Monday, June 20, 2016
Tanzania’s private sector sign 5-year plan for capacity building
TANZANIA Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) signed a five year Partnership Action Plan (PAP) with Canadian Executive Services Organisation (CESO) for capacity building and creation of awareness to the Foundation and its members for better service delivery. Speaking to reporters last week in Dar es Salaam the TPSF Executive Director, Mr Godfrey Simbeye, said that the technical support provided by CESO would be one of the resources envisaged to enhance the capacity of TPSF to deliver services that add value to its members and the private sector in general. He said that the PAP would allow TPSF to bring Canadian business experts to Tanzania to assist all private sector business operation in the country. “This five year Partnership Action Plan with CESO will be a benefit to all TPSF members and businesses in terms of capacity building.
TPSF Executive Director, Mr Godfrey Simbeye
This type of technical support provided by CESO will be one of the resources envisaged to enhance the capacity of TPSF to deliver services that add value to its members and the private sector in general,” Mr Simbeye said. He pointed out that the CESO experts selected to work with TPSF would come with a wide assortment of skills and diverse backgrounds and as such be able to provide assistance and training in many sector. He said that the project would help TPSF and its members to enter the competitive market in the world and acquire new knowledge and technology for the development of business sectors in the country. According to TPSF Chief, CESO receives support from the Canadian Government and has a contingent of over 700 expert volunteers from various sectors within the Canadian economy. He said that many of these experts have held executive and senior management positions within both the Canadian private sector and the public sector in their retirement years volunteer to provide technical and knowledge based assistance to businesses, government and non-profit organizations around the world. He said that the PAP provides for experts services in both hard and soft skills where experts will be brought to Tanzania to provide assistance to specific TPSF members as well as to provide training seminars open to all TPSF members and stakeholders. A few of the soft skills include business presentations, report writing and time management where hard skill training includes smart advocacy and lobbying, public private dialogue business and strategic planning, project proposal, among others.