Davao City – A team from DOLE Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) conducted a “One Day Appreciation Course on How to Generate Your Business Idea” to employees of private establishments in the sugar and coconut industry from Region 10, 11, 12 and 13.

The activity started with a personal assessment exercise on measuring one’s self on entrepreneurship followed by a series of lectures on how to come up with a business by knowing what is a business idea, how to look for a business idea, where does a business idea come from, different types of businesses, how to find business ideas, which business is best, SWOT analysis and decision making.

In his welcome message, DOLE XI Regional Director Raymundo G. Agravante stressed, “You workers in the sugar and coconut sector especially in the biofuel industry also needs to unite. Form associations within your establishments so that you can gain access to the livelihood program of Department of Labor and Employment.” The activity ended with the participants presenting their business plans as an exercise based on lessons they learned.

The BWSC Team were composed of Josefina N. Romanban, Senior LEO, Eduardo A. Orendain, Jr. LEO III, Francisco Manuel Reyes III, Financial Analyst and Jessaline G. Escame, LEO I. The activity was conducted at the Activity Hall of the Department of Labor and Employment XI on August 23, 2019. (By Eduardo P. Monreal, LCO-Designate, DOLE RO XI)

Welcome! DOLE XI Regional Director Raymundo G. Agravante welcomes the BWSC Team and participants.

Resource Speaker. Eduardo A. Orendain, Jr., LEO III, BWSC

Resource Speaker. Jessaline G. Escame, LEO I, BWSC

Resource Speaker. Francisco Manuel Reyes III, Financial Analyst, BWSC

Group Selfie. The participants pose for a groupie after the course.