Honduran women from the EMPRO scholarship begin their second module

13 de Enero 2023
Mauren esquivel

January 13, 2023. On January 12, the second module of the Entrepreneurs Progressing Program (EMPRO) began, with the participation of 40 Honduran women.

This training program for entrepreneurs began with its first module in October 2022, where the participants had the opportunity to take some pre-selected courses from the LEADS Mujer online program and their respective Innovation and Finance Bootcamps, as well as courses for obtain key skills and knowledge to strengthen their businesses, expand distribution channels and open new markets.

In this second module, the businesswomen will learn about the expectations and requirements of quality, health, governance, among others, from high-level clients, and from the hand not only of INCAE Faculty members, but also of national and international executives. , experts in the matters to be dealt with.

"CLACDS/INCAE remains at the forefront in the study and research of best practices to strengthen the knowledge of SMEs led by women in the Region." For this reason, we feel very happy resuming EMPRO and starting this week with module 2 of the "Al Mercado" Pillar and above all very motivated, convinced of the added value provided during the first module, as they themselves tell us," said Gracia. Barahona, Manager of EMPRO Honduras.

In addition to weekly online classes, the businesswomen will make guided visits to establishments in the country and receive personalized mentoring in order to define individual improvement plans and specific goals for growth and strengthening of their ventures.

EMPRO was developed by INCAE Business School under the Women's Business Growth initiative and has the financial support and accompaniment of Fundación PriceSmart and Cargill. Its objective is to strengthen the business knowledge of women, through a series of trainings that will contribute to the transformation and scaling of their businesses, promoting access to new markets and financing. It also has the support of national allies and Mastercard, an entity with which INCAE has joined efforts to design various training products for women in the Latin American region.

For more information you can contact Mauren Esquivel at the mail or with Gracia María Barahona, Manager of the EMPRO Honduras Program by email

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