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1 1 An Overview of the National Business Linkage Program 19 th ANNUAL RESEARCH WORKSHOP Ledger Plaza Bahari Beach Hotel Dar es Salaam, Tanzania April 09-10, 2014 By Patrick E. Chove

2 1.TIC as One Stop Shop 2.Background on the Linkage Program 3.Roles of TIC in Enhancing Local Productive Capacity 4.Activities Under the Program 5.Six Days ETW as a tool for mind set change 6.Status of the Program 7.Impact of program on TNCs/Large companies 8.Impact on SMEs 9.Challenges 10.Way Forward CONTENTS 2

3  TIC works with stationed officers from key Government institutions  TRA  Ministry of Industry and Trade  BRELA  Labour  Immigration  Lands TIC -ONE STOP SHOP 3

4  The Program is run in collaboration with The United Nations Organization on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)  The Program was Launched as a two years pilot case ( )  Four TNCs/ Large Companies based in Dar es salaam involved during pilot phase (TBL, Shoprite, Vodacom, and NHC)  After Commissioning was expanded to Northern, Southern and Lake Zones covering up to 30 Companies BACK GROUND ON BUSINESS LINKAGE PROGRAM 4

5  TIC is among several institutions offering interventions to MSMEs Development in the country  To maximize the impact of investment on the Tanzanian economy through enhancing business linkages  To collect Baseline information from TNCs in order to integrate them into linkage program ROLES OF TIC IN ENHANCING LOCAL PRODUCTIVE CAPACITY 5

6  To conduct entrepreneurship Training Workshops (ETW)  To conduct Health check and identifying further training/service needs of SMEs graduating from ETWs  To link SMEs to Other Business Services Providers (BDS) such as Consulting firms, training centers, employers, etc.  To Coordinating and conduct policy forums  To facilitate SMEs in accessing financial services by linking them with Banks/financial institutions ROLES OF TIC IN ENHANCING LOCAL PRODUCTIVE CAPACITY-2 6

7 The program has 14 steps life cycle  Identification of sector (eg. Agriculture, manufacturing, service, mining, etc)  Consolidation of TNC/ Large company buy-in  Identification of liaison person  Identification of SMEs  Baseline SME’s information assessment ACTIVITIES UNDER THE BUSINESS LINKAGE PROGRAM 7

8 Consolidation of SME buy-in Signing Ceremony ETW Workshops by using Empretec Methodology MSME Health Check Follow-up training with all SMEs TNC-SME Round tables Linkage Policy Workshops Impact assessment ACTIVITIES UNDER THE BUSINESS LINKAGE PROGRAM-2 8

9  Empretec Methodology focuses on ten (10) key behavioral competences of a successful Entrepreneur 1.Goal setting 2.Opportunity Seeking 3.Information Seeking 4.Persistence 5.Fulfilling commitments 6.Systematic Planning 7.Taking calculated risks 8.Efficiency 9.Quality 10.Persuasion and Networking 6 DAYS ETWs AS TOOL FOR CHANGING MIND SET OF ENTREPRENEURS 9

10  14 ETWs conducted in various Regions  2 ETWs in collaboration with TPSF  2 ETWs in collaboration with SIDO  280 SMEs (Empretecos) on board since its inception  30 TNC/Large Companies on board (5 in Dar es salaam, 11 in Southern Zone, 8 in Northern Zone, 6 in Lake Zone)  One MoU (with Tanga Fresh Company comprising 60 farmers-Milk suppliers)  Two Certified Local National Empretec Trainers and three Trainee trainers 6 DAYS ETWs AS TOOL FOR CHANGING MIND SET OF ENTREPRENEURS-2 10

11  Reliable supply structure  Cost reduction  Flexibility and speed  Productivity gains from specialization and outsourcing  Reduction in fixed assets and working capital  Better use of own sources (capital, human) for core activities and processes, and  Increased competitiveness IMPACT OF THE PROGRAM ON TNCs/LARGE COMPANIES 11

12  Increase sales  Expansion of Client base  Guarantee outlet for production  Information on market trends for SME strategic positioning  Easier access to finance  Knowledge spillover IMPACT OF THE PROGRAM ON SMEs-2 12

13  Transfer of technology, know-how, production and management processes  Access to coaching and technical advise  Improved product standards  Improved competitiveness  Integration into Global value chains, and  Improved managerial skills IMPACT OF THE PROGRAM ON SMEs-3 13

14  Absence of independent institution that deals with enterprise development  Lack of enterprise development policy  Lack of enough funds  Lack of skilled internal human resources to manage the program  Lack of Local Sourcing policy or conditions to TNCs  Reluctance by TNCs to buy-in to the program CHALLENGES 14

15  The government need to establish an institution for enterprise Development  Introduction of Local sourcing requirement by TNCs/Large Local Companies  To expand funding base through proposals to donors other than the Government WAY FORWARD 15


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