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Access Bank to hold 3rd Capacity Building Session on SME growth

BY: Graphic Online
Mr. Olumide Olatunji, MD of Access Bank
Mr. Olumide Olatunji, MD of Access Bank

Access Bank, Ghana will hold an SME capacity building forum as part of its efforts to support the growth of SMEs in the country.

The Takoradi edition to be held at the Akroma Plaza in Takoradi on Wednesday, 8th December, 2021, is on the theme “Boosting Digital Skills for Emerging Opportunities”. It is the third in the series of clinics organized by the Bank in partnership with OpenLabs Technology Centres.

The Accra and Kumasi editions saw over 4,000 SMEs receiving financial support and a boost in their knowledge on technological trends, helping to promote their business growth.

To strengthen SMEs and ensure enhanced levels of access to credit facilities and other allied support, Access Bank says it continuously engages SMEs through capacity building sessions, aimed at driving the essence of digitalization for SMEs growth in the country.

MD of Access Bank, Mr. Olumide Olatunji, assured participants of an insightful time of learning and skill acquisition. “We can never exhaust the conversation around business growth through digitalization. Participants should look forward to practical sessions that will keep them ahead of existing trends and pave way for more business opportunities”, he noted.

A participant of the past two SME capacity sessions, shared some emerging outcomes of the clinics on his business, saying the whole agenda of digitization has opened him up for new market ideas and opportunities.

“The introduction of the Instant Business Loans came in timely for me when i needed some quick funds to support my business. I have restructured my business to go international”, CEO of C-MEC Co Ltd. shared.

The Takoradi edition will be facilitated by Penielle Amankwah, Campus Head for OpenLabs.