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UTech entrepreneurial programme boost

Published:Wednesday | June 11, 2014 | 12:00 AM
Diana Allen (right), senior marketing officer, First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union Limited, presents a sponsorship cheque for $500,000 to the University of Technology (UTech) for the university's Business Education and Entrepreneurship pilot project in high schools. Accepting the cheque (from left) are Dr Rohan Lewis, dean of the Faculty of Education and Liberal Studies, Dr Leonie Clarke, head of the School of Technical and Vocational Education, and Vivia Clarke, programme director, Business and Computer Studies Programme, Faculty of Education and Liberal Studies, on June 4, at the UTech campus in Papine. The schools selected for the programme are Excelsior High, Dunoon Technical, Norman Manley High, Oberlin High and Haile Selassie High. Each will receive $100,000 to start a business of choice. Business Education teachers in respective schools will be responsible for monitoring the students and managing the fund in coordination with UTech business education lecturers over the six-month life of the project. - Jermaine Barnaby/Photographer

JUNE 10

Jamaica Employers Federation workshop, 'Coaching and Counselling for Outstanding Job Performance', June 10-11, at JEF Training Centre, 2A Ruthven Road, Kingston, 8:30 a.m.

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JUNE 10

Jamaica Institute of Financial Services workshop, 'Fundamentals of the Financial Services Sector'.

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JUNE 12

Jamaica Exporters Association workshop, 'Growing Profitability Through Exports in the Food & Beverage Industry', at the JEA Conference Room, 1 Winchester Road, Kingston, 3:30 p.m.

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JUNE 17

Jamaica Employers Federation workshop on occupational safety and health in the workplace, June 17-18, at JEF Training Centre, 2A Ruthven Road, Kingston and in Montego Bay, 8:30 a.m.

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JUNE 19

Jamaica Exporters' Association workshop, 'New Food Safety Requirements for the Canadian Market', at the JEA Conference Room, 1 Winchester Road, Kingston, 3 p.m.

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JUNE 26

B&B University College marketing seminar, 'Practical Techniques in a Diverse Environment', 9 a.m.

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JUNE 26

Caribbean Leadership Conversations series 'Jamaica 2030 - A View of the Future Today', at Knutsford Court Hotel, 16 Chelsea Avenue, New Kingston Jamaica, 8 a.m.

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JULY 1

UWI Community Film School summer film school, July 1-25.

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JULY 4

Pension Funds Association of Jamaica seminar on pensions reform, at Knutsford Court Hotel, 16 Chelsea Avenue, new Kingston, 8 a.m.

JULY 5

Financially Focused/ Internet Income Jamaica workshop, 'Say Yes To Money', July 5-6.

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