WHAT ABOUT THE FUTURE?

 

 

1.   Make the Urban MBC economically sustainable at existing and new centers; ?

2.    Finalize a blueprint for the UMBC and its programmatic activities to enable replication as needed; 

3.    Further integrate the UMBC into local slum communities as a common facility centre, and enhance stakeholder   dialogues to be more responsive to community economic needs; 

4.    Establish an R&D unit that continuously surveys business and employment opportunities within local markets’,   generate information on changing market demands, and researches trade sectors in which skill and  entrepreneurship training would be most impactful; 



 
 

5.    Create a network of local entrepreneurs and businesses who can be used as (i) business (including marketing and retailing) trainers (ii) capacity building providers for new entrepreneurs (iii) local employers or supply chain linkages (iv) experienced resource persons for the Urban MBC; 

6.    Integrate basic entrepreneurship development and business exposure modules into all skill development programs across different trades and services, and into all community development programs; 

7.    Bring a range of private entities on board as knowledge and funding partners;

8.    Minimize our environmental footprint by shifting to sustainable energy resources, utilising environmentally responsible alternatives wherever possible, and educating our communities to inspire them to do the same.