NEWS | UP Visayas Office of Continuing Education and Pahinungod, Pitch Strategies concludes HABI Training Program in Guimaras

| Written by Padayon UP

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JORDAN, Guimaras — The University of the Philippines Visayas Office of Continuing Education and Pahinungod (UPV-OCEP) and Pitch Strategies & Consultancy, Inc. successfully concluded the first run of HABI: Harnessing Business Ideas for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). HABI is a 5-part capacity-building training program which ran on August 2, 9, 16, 23, and September 6 in Jordan, Guimaras.

The program capacitated MSMEs through knowledge sharing on basic Marketing and the role of cultural preservation and promotion in local industries, increasing the visibility and exposure of micro-entrepreneurs, artisans, and their products through social media platforms, and fostering linkages through trade events and other distribution channels.

A second run of the program is slated for the first quarter of 2024. Moving forward, the Office of Continuing Education and Pahinungod (OCEP), as a Public Service and Extension arm of UPV, shall continue to fulfill its mandate which is to develop and deliver relevant continuing education programs and to provide community-oriented services to the public.



Adolfo-Sapanza, H. (2023, September 7). UPV OCEP partners with Pitch Strategies for HABI Training Program in Guimaras.