CAVA Consulting   offers organizations two choices in English or French.

  •     A complete training-of-trainers package, which equips your staff with the tools necessary to educate others in creating and growing sustainable, income-generating small businesses.

  •     A direct to youth or women training package that educates future SME owners with the necessary tools to create sustainable, income-generating SMEs.


TRAINING-OF-TRAINERS

  • Ten day (2 business weeks) complete small business training-of-trainers course for up to 25 people
  • Basic business curriculum that covers marketing, management, finance and operations
  • One trainer who is a small business owner & culturally sensitive
  • All training materials for the future teachers and students in either French or English
  • Thirty hours of post-consulting support for the trainers


DIRECT-TO-CLIENT


  • Five day (1 business weeks) complete small business training-of-trainers course for up to 25 people
  • Basic business curriculum that covers marketing, management, finance and operations.
  • One trainer who is a small business owner & culturally sensitive
  • All training materials for the future SME owner in French or English
  • Thirty hours of post-consulting support for the SMEs.

When you work with CAVA Consulting you will receive

  •     A complete program customized to fit your constituencies needs
  •     Tested Youth and Women learning CURRICULUM with proven results
  •     A curriculum that is flexible, comprehensive, and culturally appropriate
  •     A curriculum available in both English & French
  •     Access to a supportive start-up business community
  •     Big economic impact for small monetary investment

In the USA, small businesses:

  • Employ just over half of the country’s private sector

  • Generate a majority of the US innovations

They Represent:

99.7%
97.3%

Business Planning

This is a 5-day training very quickly goes over the four major categories of business planning, Marketing, Management, Finance & Operations. Using adult learning techniques with the most modern tools to understand complex business concepts. At the end of the training participants will be able to; apply for start-up capital, have a vetted business model and be able to launch a small business.

This 1-day training provides practical, hands-on techniques for running a restaurant. Using adult learning techniques with the most modern tools to understand the challenges and success tips on managing a restaurant. The outcomes of this training will allow participants to; reduce food costs for increased profit, increase efficiency for reduced spoilage, revitalize employees for increased revenue.

Prerequisite: Transforming Lives Through Entrepreneurship or existing restaurant

Marketing

This 1-day training provides an in-depth coverage of modern marketing techniques and the foundational understanding of marketing. Using adult learning techniques with the most modern tools to understand these complex marketing concepts. The outcomes of this training will allow the participants to; understand the four P’s of marketing, motivate people to buy, design marketing campaigns that increase sales for increased profit.

This 1-day training provides an in-depth coverage of modern social marketing techniques and the difference between traditional and social marketing. Using adult learning techniques with the most modern tools to understand these complex social media marketing. The outcomes of this training will allow the participants to; understand the four P’s of marketing, have a deep understanding between the different social media landscape and use them for sales success and finally how to design social media marketing campaigns for increased profit.

Finance

This 1-day training provides an in-depth coverage of business finances covering the four major financial statements, Break-Even, Profit & Loss, Cash Flow, and Balance Sheet. Using adult learning techniques with the most modern tools to understand these complex financial concepts. The outcome of this training will allow the participants to; read financial statements, make better informed business decision based on clear understanding of money matters and be able to apply for funding.

This 1-day training provides practical, hands-on techniques to apply for funding. Using adult learning techniques with the most modern tools to understand these complex financial funding concepts. The outcomes of this training will allow participants to; give a venture capital funding pitch, create a loan package for funding, write a capabilities statement for future non-revenue capital.

This 1-day training provides practical, hands-on techniques to obtain government contracts. Using adult learning techniques with the most modern tools to understand these complex request for proposal (RFP) process. The outcomes of this training will allow participants to; successfully apply for government RFPs, create a capabilities statement, understand the human-side of government contracts.

Prerequisite: Money Matters

This 1-day training provides practical, hands-on techniques for currently operating business to evaluate their financials and operations to increase profitability. Using adult learning techniques with the most modern tools to revitalize business. The outcomes of this training will allow participants to; reduce expenses for increased profit, increase efficiency for increased profit, revitalize employees for increased revenue.

Prerequisite: Money Matters.

This 1-day training provides practical, hands-on techniques for accessing international markets. Using adult learning techniques with the most modern tools to understand what is needed to import/export goods. The outcomes of this training will allow participants to; reduce mistakes for first time import/exporting, understand the complexity of international shipping, find international clients.

This 1-day training provides an in-depth coverage of modern social marketing techniques and the difference between traditional and social marketing. Using adult learning techniques with the most modern tools to understand these complex social media marketing. The outcomes of this training will allow the participants to; understand the four P’s of marketing, have a deep understanding between the different social media landscape and use them for sales success and finally how to design social media marketing campaigns for increased profit.

This services works directly with the SME owner on a 1-on-1 basis in order to set up their financial systems and bank accounts for greatest transparency and efficiency. The SME owner is trained on what to look for from a bank and how to use banks agains each other for lowest fees and greatest service. Finally, point-of-sale, merchant services, and modern financial tools will be evaluated and advice given for the best profitability.

This 1-day training provides an in-depth coverage of a new concept of paying profit first and not last. This approach turns traditional accounting on its head and encourages entrepreneurs to pay profit first instead of last. The outcomes of this training will allow the participants to; gain profit from their company on the very first day, motivate the entrepreneur to greater sales, design systems to increase profitability.

Prerequisite: Transforming Lives Through Entrepreneurship or existing restaurant

This services works directly with the SME owner on a 1-on-1 basis in order to evaluate the companies ability to weather a financial crisis. The SME owner is trained on how to manage cash flow and cash reserves for financial lean periods. The companies books are reviewed and findings are shared in order to improve profitability.

Management

TThis 1-day training provides practical, hands-on techniques for increasing the productivity of your employees. Using adult learning techniques with the most modern tools to understand these complex management concepts. The outcomes of this training will allow participants to; understand virtual employee management, manage people for higher productivity and reduce employee/management conflicts.

This 1-day training provides practical, hands-on techniques for hiring the most qualified, motivated employees. Using adult learning techniques with the most modern tools to understand these complex human resource concepts. The outcomes of this training will allow participants to; create behaviorally-based interview questions, successfully evaluate interviews for top-notch employees, choose the best recruitment channels for your business.