Baiduri Bank continues its collaboration with Darussalam Enterprise (DARe) for the eighth installment of the MSME Empowerment Series. The one-day workshop focuses on Negotiation and Influence Skills in Business, held at the Auditorium, iCentre Building located at the Anggerek Desa Technology Park.
The MSME Empowerment Series has hosted numerous workshops on a variety of topics such as Accelerated Design Thinking, Developing a Digital Marketing Strategy Workshop, Strategic Planning Development Workshop and many more since April 2019.
Through this collaborative effort, both Baiduri Bank and DARe aim to be able to empower more Bruneian MSMEs to grow their businesses as well as create a greater impact on the business community as a whole. Under the Economic Pillar of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts, Baiduri Bank, together with DARe, will be able to leverage each other’s strengths to further extend their support to local entrepreneurs.
The workshop was facilitated by Mark Stuart, a sought-after corporate trainer of award-winning training company Anagram Group, who possesses over 15 years of experience and is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP). Mark has trained over 450 multi-national corporations (MNCs), government agencies, and universities in Innovation, Leadership and Soft Skills.
During the workshop, about 40 MSMEs were given a pre-determined challenge statement and to apply the Design Thinking framework. They also learned how to master the art of influence to achieve win-win outcomes and strengthened their negotiation skills based on needs, wants and demands in business through role-plays.
“The collaboration between Baiduri Bank and DARe over the years has solidified our commitment in the MSME sector to provide comprehensive business solutions to fill in the gaps hindering the growth of MSMEs in Brunei. Part of Baiduri Bank’s CSR effort is to become one of the main banking partners in supporting the MSMEs in their pursuit of growth,” said Ti Eng Hui, Chief Executive Officer of Baiduri Bank.
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THE BRUNEIAN | BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN