Macedonia2025 in cooperation with the Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO) offers its services to Macedonian MSMEs. CESO is a leading non- profit economic development organization with nearly 50 years of experience, dedicated to sustainably reducing poverty and fostering economic growth in Canada and globally.

CESO provides senior Volunteer Advisers, with experience in diverse sectors and industries to assist small entrepreneurs/MSMEs in improving their business operations by providing skills development, training, coaching, mentoring and related best practices, business tools, processes and systems.

The Advisers are passionate about sharing the wealth of knowledge and expertise they have accumulated over their careers in meaningful ways. CESO’s Advisors will Macedonia2025 provides a sum of 5000 USD, a grant that covers the Advisors’ fee and transport to Macedonia. It is up to the selected company to cover the Advisors’ accommodation, meals and local transport.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Macedonian MSMEs that meet the following criteria:

  • Owned and operated by Macedonian nationals resident in Macedonia
  • Export oriented
  • At least one key staff member at the appropriate level to work in collaboration with the Advisor while on assignment, fluent in English
  • Adequate level of readiness and with resources to host an Advisor
  • Has a good financial standing (i.e. capable of implementing recommendations and carrying out follow up activities)
  • Preferably work in the following industries: IT, agribusiness, alternative energy, tourism; hospitality, manufacturing & food processing

Please contact us for any further questions or inquires.

 

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APPLICATION PROCESS

All relevant information regarding the application process will be made available in the Open Call.*

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