UBA hosts MSME workshop to boost small businesses

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July 27, 2020 RAZORNEWS

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is set to organise another Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Workshop for entrepreneurs as it aims to continue supporting them.
The workshop which will hold on Wednesday via Microsoft Teams will host professionals who will share their experiences and give essential tips to MSME and business owners on how to move their businesses to the next level.

This workshop which will be in two separate sessions will specifically target financial record keeping in business which has been established as one of the major challenges that business owners face and it promises to be an eye-opener to participants.
Founder of Accounting Hub Chioma Ifeanyi-Eze will take the first session as she gives insights and shares practical knowledge on Bookkeeping and Accounting Basics for Small Businesses, while in the second session, UBA’s Group Head of Tax Management Emeka Amadi will take participants though practical steps om Tax Management for Small Businesses.

UBA’s Group Head of Consumer and Retail Banking Jude Anele, who spoke on the bank’s deep passion to help small businesses, explained that as the engine of any developing economy, MSMEs should be armed with the necessary tools that will help galvanise their businesses, adding that this necessitated the regular MSME workshops organised by the bank to assist both its customers and non-customers to boost their businesses.
He said, “UBA is committed to the overall growth of its customers beyond banking services, and the bank’s passion is hinged on ensuring that customers and entrepreneurs run businesses that can stand the test of time with the knowledge and experience required to take their businesses to the next level.

“Because of our interest in Businesses and customers, we conceptualised the SME workshop to fill the existing gaps observed in businesses thus assisting them to learn new ways of doing business and how to package their businesses for increased patronage.”
UBA’s Group Head of Marketing and Customer Experience Michelle Nwoga said the seminar is open to all business owners and leaders across Nigeria reiterated its important because of the long-term impact which range from strengthened confidence, skills, knowledge and resources.
Participants who register for the teams session will be trained in record keeping, cost reduction, stock compiling, financial and taxation planning, maximising opportunities, financial planning and projections.
Nwoga explained that the bank is on the constant look-out for top business personalities who are able to share their growth strategies with other upcoming business owners, adding, “Our business leaders for this workshop are experienced in every sense of the word and willing to share insight with others on how to grow their business.”
Emeka Amadi is a seasoned chartered accounting and tax professional with 14 years’ experience. He has facilitated several seminars and training to finance professionals and sensitising SMEs on the importance of tax and accounting function in business value creations.

On the other hand, Ifeanyi-Eze who is the founder of Accountinghub, a tech-accounting firm, is a chartered accountant. She is a recipient of several awards, both academic and entrepreneurial, as well as an amazing speaker and writer.
Kindly register: http://bit.ly/UBA-MSME-Worskhop-Registration


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