The Balkan Women Coalition has held another training seminar this month. The “Best Practices in Entrepreneurship, Business Organizations and Social Sciences” seminar took place on June 5-6 in Santa Marina Holiday Village, Sozopol, Bulgaria.
The event was organized and hosted by SELENA, the Association of Women Entrepreneurs in Bulgaria in the framework of the project titled “„Balkan Women Coalition for Professional Qualification and Training in the Field of Business and Economic Science”. The project receives financial support from the European Union, through the Lifelong Learning Program.
Private entrepreneurs, representatives of business associations and members of the academia in Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Serbia, Croatia and FYROM attended the event.
The seminar included sessions on entrepreneurship, business organizations and social sciences, as well as vivid discussions about and experience exchanges of best practices of SMEs in the fields of manufacturing, tourism and services. The participants introduced examples of successful small and medium-sized companies in the Balkans and discussed about the factors behind their success.
Carmen Stanila, Deputy Director of the Regional Center for Organization Management in Romania presented on the role of business support organizations in creating a venue for positive competition. In addition, she shared best practices of Romanian SMEs in manufacturing. In this context, she highlighted several women entrepreneurs who have developed successful businesses in the manufacturing sector in Romania.
The next event of the Balkan Women Coalition will take place in fall in Croatia.