Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Will you be selected for Scotiabank Vision Achiever 2020?

2019 Graduates of the Scotiabank Vision Achiever Programme make a ceremonial “woosh” at the final ceremony.

2019 Graduates of the Scotiabank Vision Achiever Programme make a ceremonial “woosh” at the final ceremony.

The Scotiabank Vision Achiever programme has opened registration for the 2020 cohort of business owners who will benefit from specialized training valued at over $20 million. 

The 25 entrepreneurs selected will take part in a 17-week programme that encompasses a seven module-coaching course designed to impart the core competencies required for running a profitable business.

These will include sales, systemizing business processes, marketing and understanding business financials.

This year’s programme is slated to take place between April and July 2020. Registration closes on March 8, 2020.

Graduates of the programme have described the experience as phenomenal with significant business results. To date, over 250 entrepreneurs have benefited from the exposure.

Since 2011, Scotiabank has offered the programme to select small business customers as part of the Bank’s mandate to build the capacity of the SME sector. 

“We offer a holistic approach to business development. Our focus is not only on the provision of financial solutions, but we also have a strong commitment to ensuring that we are helping to build the SME sector and ultimately help to grow Jamaica.”, said Kaysia Johnson Vaughan, Senior Manager SME

To be eligible, applicants must be a sole proprietor, partnership, corporation or limited liability company in operation for a minimum of two years, with an annual turnover/sales of US$100,000 in the last fiscal year; above the age of 21, and a Jamaican national in good credit standing.

Applications must be submitted online at www.scotiavisionachiever.com and include a paragraph (no more than 350 words) on why they should be selected, and how participating in this programme will benefit them.

For more information, or to apply for the programme, please contact Scotiabank at www.scotiavisionachiever.com.

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