“Sales and Marketing Training for Social Enterprises”

Within the project “Social Entrepreneurship: Armenia-Turkey Exchange Project” implemented by Armenia-based Public Journalism Club (PJC) and its Turkish partner the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV), as well as Mikado Consulting, “Sales and Marketing” Training for Social Enterprises will be held on February 14-15 aimed at the development of social entrepreneurs’ capacities.

The training is intended for social entrepreneurs involved in the project, as well as for 15 beneficiary social entrepreneurs who represent various social enterprises in Armenia.

The training will give social entrepreneurs an opportunity to develop their sales and marketing skills, explore the ways and tools available to provide customer satisfaction, and identify ways to make effective sales.

The training was preceded by the visit of social entrepreneurs and innovators to Istanbul (November 25-29, 2017) within Social Entrepreneurship: Armenia-Turkey Exchange Project” where they had an opportunity to discuss the peculiarities of social entrepreneurship and look for ways to make our region more human-centered.

The initiative is supported by the US Embassy in Armenia.

About the Project Team

The Public Journalism Club (PJC) is a non-governmental organization, established in March 2011 in Armenia. PJC’s projects aim at the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, development of democratic environment and civil society, as well as building regional dialogue and peace through innovative ideas. In realizing our mission and core values, we are guided by the principles of promotion of media literacy, freedom of expression, diversity and pluralism, raising awareness among the society in Armenia, as well as addressing social issues through trailblazing and ambitious projects. We envision a more democratic, prosperous and sustainable Armenia, which encourages social activism and endorses a more cooperative, educated and competitive society.

Address: 12 Saryan str., 3rd floor, Yerevan, Armenia, 0002
Tel. +37412 755898, +37499 755 898
Email: info@pjc.am   
Site: www.pjc.am 

Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) was established by a group of businessman, bureaucrats and academicians for the purposes of conducting data-based policy analysis and policy making contributions. TEPAV became operational on December 2004 with the goal of enriching the content of information/data in ideological discussions and arguments. TEPAV is strictly non-partisan and pursue the highest in ethical and academic standards. It produces vigorous, data-driven analysis and contributes a technical outlook to various fields of study. In this sense, the most important quality setting TEPAV aside from many other think tanks being established in Turkey is its full-time staff and the importance it attributes to program-based capacity building. As a think tank it has conducted projects 49 of Turkey's provinces and 21 countries across the world, maintaining a deep and wide-ranging network.Since 2014, TEPAV is a member of General Consortium which is focusing on the Armenian-Turkish Normalization Process.

Address: SöğütözüCaddesi No:43TOBB-ETÜ Yerleşkesi 2. Kısım06560 Söğütözü Ankara
Tel: +90 (312) 292 55 25
E-mail: tepav@tepav.org.tr
Site: www.tepav.org.tr

Mikado Consulting, established in September 2007, is a social enterprise committed to serve sustainable development and to yield social impact through crafting innovative models and solutions. Mikado believes in and strives to create partnerships among private sector, civil society, academic, public and international organisations for multi-dimensional development. Mikado is a catalyst, strengthening organizations' capacities and mobilizing their resources efficiently so that they can fulfill their responsibilities and contribute to sustainable development. Mikado supports private sector companies to form and implement their sustainability and inclusive business strategies; develops and implements capacity building and social impact maximization projects with NGOs to create a transparent civil society by democratization and active citizenship; and through its innovative approach Mikado crafts social innovative projects in collaboration with private sector, academic institutions and NGOs. Social innovation, social impact and sustainability are main pillars of Mikado. Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms are developed for all the programs and social impact is measured. Mikado believes "what can be measured can be managed". Mikado Consulting is proud to be Turkey's first certified B Corporation - www.bcorporation.net as well as to take part as one of the "Best for Overall Impact" enterprises in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.Many projects developed by Mikado in cooperation with companies, academic institutions and NGOs are found worthy of various awards.

Address: Valikonağı Cad. Modül Apt. No:11 K:7 34371, Nişantaşı, İstanbul
0212 2345151
E-mail: info@mikadoconsulting.com
Site: http://www.mikadoconsulting.com/en/



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