Krasnodar region Administration supported the proposal that the civil servants of Kuban be encouraged to sign up for Center-invest Bank’s online «Enterprise for All» course.
The bank launched its online training platform, school.centrinvest.ru, in March 2013, created on the basis of 17 years of experience of Center-invest Bank’s work with the entrepreneurs of southern Russia.
The platform provides open access to knowledge about modern entrepreneurship techniques in accordance with best international standards. The bank has presented this social and educational project at international forums of Child & Youth Finance International and the Youth Business Russia programme of the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF). In March 2014 the project will participate in international global money awareness celebration «World Money Week 2014».
The online platform combines training modules in entrepreneurship basics, video lectures, and textbooks. These resources help users to assess their entrepreneurial capabilities and resources, make a business plan, and select the most appropriate start-up loan product.
For 11 months since it has been launched, more than 4000 people have registered on the training portal, and 450 people have already successfully completed the course. Among students of course there are the people from Rostov region, Russia, CIS and even some students from the United States.
The new training format is convenient and useful for anyone who wishes to study the basic principles of entrepreneurship. In addition, to promote knowledge about entrepreneurship, the bank is running a referral bonus programme to encourage existing learners to invite their friends to sign up. The «Invite Your Friends and Get a Prize» promotion will run until 1 April 2014. The terms and conditions are available on the website: school.centrinvest.ru