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Egypt SME Programme

support of Egyptian companies with their international marketing of food products.

Egypt SME Programme

support of Egyptian companies with their international marketing of food products.

COGNOS International
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EGYPT SME TRAINING & EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

In March 2022 we will start a training programme with export focus for agriculture and food processing companies as part of a two-year project for the ‘Egyptian SME’ Component under Invest for Jobs, an initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), implemented among others by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

COGNOS International
start a training programme

EGYPT SME TRAINING & EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

In March 2022 we will start a training programme with export focus for agriculture and food processing companies as part of a two-year project for the ‘Egyptian SME’ Component under Invest for Jobs, an initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), implemented among others by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

  • This programme is free of cost for participating Egyptian SME.
  • During the programme you will get prepared for regional and international markets.
  • You will benefit from training and exchanges with German experts and businesses.
  • You will join a strong network with local companies and German business partners.
  • June/July 2022: Two-week workshop in Cairo with local and German experts. During this workshop, experts will analyse your business and products. Supported by experienced business coaches, you will develop a strategy for your market expansion. Each company can assign two representatives for this workshop. Delivery of this workshop may be online, offline or a mixture of both, dependent on the COVID-19 situation in Egypt and Germany.

  • September 2022: Two-week programme in Germany with company visits, trainings and B2B matchmaking. During this programme, we will offer you practical exposure to benchmark companies of your branch. In addition, we will connect you with German importers and organise individual meetings with them. Each company can assign one representative for this programme.

  • October/December 2022: Follow-up phase with peer and expert coaching for a successful implementation of action plans. During this phase we will support you with implementation of new processes and finalisation of business contracts. A three-day workshop in Egypt will mark the end of the programme.
  • You are owner or manager of a growth-oriented agriculture or food processing company with preferably 10 to 250 employees and your products have a market potential in Germany/Europe.

  • You are dedicated and motivated to grow your company and create jobs through business expansion within the next years

  • Individual qualification: You have a good command of English, have at least two years of experience in management positions and first experience in international business and exports.
  • If you are interested to participate in this programme and you fulfil the above criteria, you are welcome to submit your application. You can find the application form here.
  • We also require various documents from you. The following documents are mandatory:
    • Copy of the tax card and the commercial register
    • Copy of certificate of insurance with the number and names of the insured employees
    • Copy of certificates of work conditions improvement programs obtained.
    • Please also provide pictures of your products, materials, packaging, etc.

Please send the documents via email to the following address there: application@cognos-international.de. Please enter the company name in the subject line to help us match the documents to the application.

  • In a next step, we will schedule application interviews and by Mid-June 2022 we will approve the participant list for this programme.
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