Print, market & sale Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB)- ILO Manuals

  1. Generate Your Business Idea
  2. Start Your Business
  3. Improve Your Business
    • Marketing
    • Record keeping
    • Costing
    • People and productivity
    • Stock Control
    • Financial Planning
    • Buying


Conduct Business management training for potential and existing entrepreneurs

1          Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB)

Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) is currently the largest global business management training programme with a focus on starting and improving businesses as a strategy for creating more and better employment for women and men.

It supports the sustainable development goals by promoting:

  • Business development policies that support decent job creation, entrepreneurship and encourage the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises
  • Productive employment and decent work for all, including the youth and persons with disabilities

The SIYB programme is structured into four separate training packages: Generate Your Business Idea (GYB), Start Your Business (SYB), Improve Your Business (IYB), and Expand Your Business (EYB) which are designed to respond to the progressive stages of business development

Non-formal skills training in areas for employability in micro and small scale enterprises

  1. Handcraft
    • Weaving mats and baskets
    • Pottery
    • Tile making
    • Paintings


  1. Leather Works
    • Shoe making and repair
    • Handbags making
    • Belts, money purse and key holders making
    • Cushion making


Agriculture and food processing