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Title: An Overview of the National Business Linkage Program


1
An Overview of the National Business Linkage
Program
 19th ANNUAL RESEARCH WORKSHOP
By  Patrick E. Chove
Ledger Plaza Bahari Beach Hotel Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania April 09-10, 2014
2
CONTENTS
  • TIC as One Stop Shop
  • Background on the Linkage Program
  • Roles of TIC in Enhancing Local Productive
    Capacity
  • Activities Under the Program
  • Six Days ETW as a tool for mind set change
  • Status of the Program
  • Impact of program on TNCs/Large companies
  • Impact on SMEs
  • Challenges
  • Way Forward

3
TIC -ONE STOP SHOP
  • TIC works with stationed officers from key
    Government institutions
  • TRA
  • Ministry of Industry and Trade
  • BRELA
  • Labour
  • Immigration
  • Lands

4
BACK GROUND ON BUSINESS LINKAGE PROGRAM
  • The Program is run in collaboration with The
    United Nations Organization on Trade and
    Development (UNCTAD)
  • The Program was Launched as a two years pilot
    case (2009-2011)
  • Four TNCs/ Large Companies based in Dar es salaam
    involved during pilot phase (TBL, Shoprite,
    Vodacom, and NHC)
  • After Commissioning was expanded to Northern,
    Southern and Lake Zones covering up to 30
    Companies

5
ROLES OF TIC IN ENHANCING LOCAL PRODUCTIVE
CAPACITY
  • TIC is among several institutions offering
    interventions to MSMEs Development in the country
  • To maximize the impact of investment on the
    Tanzanian economy through enhancing business
    linkages
  • To collect Baseline information from TNCs in
    order to integrate them into linkage program

6
ROLES OF TIC IN ENHANCING LOCAL PRODUCTIVE
CAPACITY-2
  • To conduct entrepreneurship Training Workshops
    (ETW)
  • To conduct Health check and identifying further
    training/service needs of SMEs graduating from
    ETWs
  • To link SMEs to Other Business Services Providers
    (BDS) such as Consulting firms, training centers,
    employers, etc.
  • To Coordinating and conduct policy forums
  • To facilitate SMEs in accessing financial
    services by linking them with Banks/financial
    institutions

7
ACTIVITIES UNDER THE BUSINESS LINKAGE PROGRAM
  • The program has 14 steps life cycle
  • Identification of sector (eg. Agriculture,
    manufacturing, service, mining, etc)
  • Consolidation of TNC/ Large company buy-in
  • Identification of liaison person
  • Identification of SMEs
  • Baseline SMEs information assessment

8
ACTIVITIES UNDER THE BUSINESS LINKAGE PROGRAM-2
  • Consolidation of SME buy-in
  • Signing Ceremony
  • ETW Workshops by using Empretec Methodology
  • MSME Health Check
  • Follow-up training with all SMEs
  • TNC-SME Round tables
  • Linkage Policy Workshops
  • Impact assessment

9
6 DAYS ETWs AS TOOL FOR CHANGING MIND SET OF
ENTREPRENEURS
  • Empretec Methodology focuses on ten (10) key
    behavioral competences of a successful
    Entrepreneur
  • Goal setting
  • Opportunity Seeking
  • Information Seeking
  • Persistence
  • Fulfilling commitments
  • Systematic Planning
  • Taking calculated risks
  • Efficiency
  • Quality
  • Persuasion and Networking

10
6 DAYS ETWs AS TOOL FOR CHANGING MIND SET OF
ENTREPRENEURS-2
  • 14 ETWs conducted in various Regions
  • 2 ETWs in collaboration with TPSF
  • 2 ETWs in collaboration with SIDO
  • 280 SMEs (Empretecos) on board since its
    inception
  • 30 TNC/Large Companies on board (5 in Dar es
    salaam, 11 in Southern Zone, 8 in Northern Zone,
    6 in Lake Zone)
  • One MoU (with Tanga Fresh Company comprising 60
    farmers-Milk suppliers)
  • Two Certified Local National Empretec Trainers
    and three Trainee trainers

11
IMPACT OF THE PROGRAM ON TNCs/LARGE COMPANIES
  • Reliable supply structure
  • Cost reduction
  • Flexibility and speed
  • Productivity gains from specialization and
    outsourcing
  • Reduction in fixed assets and working capital
  • Better use of own sources (capital, human) for
    core activities and processes, and
  • Increased competitiveness

12
IMPACT OF THE PROGRAM ON SMEs-2
  • Increase sales
  • Expansion of Client base
  • Guarantee outlet for production
  • Information on market trends for SME strategic
    positioning
  • Easier access to finance
  • Knowledge spillover

13
IMPACT OF THE PROGRAM ON SMEs-3
  • Transfer of technology, know-how, production and
    management processes
  • Access to coaching and technical advise
  • Improved product standards
  • Improved competitiveness
  • Integration into Global value chains, and
  • Improved managerial skills

14
CHALLENGES
  • Absence of independent institution that deals
    with enterprise development
  • Lack of enterprise development policy
  • Lack of enough funds
  • Lack of skilled internal human resources to
    manage the program
  • Lack of Local Sourcing policy or conditions to
    TNCs
  • Reluctance by TNCs to buy-in to the program

15
WAY FORWARD
  • The government need to establish an institution
    for enterprise Development
  • Introduction of Local sourcing requirement by
    TNCs/Large Local Companies
  • To expand funding base through proposals to
    donors other than the Government
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