An Australian Government funded program
delivered in partnership with the Vanuatu Government

Business Development Services (BDS)

The BDS can help if:

  • You are currently running a business and would like to increase your productivity
  • You have an idea for a new business initiative and need business counselling and advice
  • You would like to set up a cooperative

The TVET Centre BDS provides local community members in Malampa, Sanma, Torba and Tafea provinces with face-to-face business counseling from expert consultants. It provides existing and start-up businesses as well as cooperatives with coaching in regard to specific business problems and opportunities across a wide range of sectors, including Tourism, Agriculture, and Retail Services. BDS supplies the needed links and information to assist in starting and/or improving businesses or income generating projects.


How to access the Business Development Services?

If you are from a business, organisation, group or cooperative whose members would  benefit from Business Development Services (BDS), then complete this Request for Training/Business Development Services Provision form and submit to the TVET Centre.

If you are an expert in your field and want to help others improve their productivity and small business success, you may be interested in becoming a TVET Centre BDS consultant to coach and mentor our clients. Complete the Business Development Services Expert CV template and submit it to the TVET Centre to register your interest.

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Business Development Services helping grow tourism businesses in Malampa