In-Brief

2nd edition of ‘Caguas Compite’ program underway

Participants of the first edition of the "Caguas Compite" program. Participants of the first edition of the “Caguas Compite” program.

The Caguas municipal government and its business development support office, PromoCaguas, announced Wednesday the start of the second edition of the “Caguas Compite” microenterprise incubation program, which seeks to offer free training, mentoring and coaching to spur the development of established companies that want refocus, reinvent, expand themselves, or export.

The Small Business Development and Technology Center will be in charge of running the “Caguas Compite II” training program starting this month, including courses in accounting for non-accountants, financial analysis for small businesses, how to do business with the federal government, and quality systems and customer service.

There are still some spaces available. Applications will be received until May 10, 2013, program organizers said. For more information call PromoCaguas at 787-653-8833, extensions 2909 and2919, or send an email to mflores@prsbtdc.org or magali.flores@caguas.gov.pr.

Author Details
Business reporter with 25 years of experience writing for weekly and daily newspapers, as well as trade publications in Puerto Rico. My list of former employers includes Caribbean Business, The San Juan Star, and the Puerto Rico Daily Sun, among others. My areas of expertise include telecommunications, technology, retail, agriculture, tourism, banking and most other areas of the economy.

Can we count on you?

As recent events have shown us, independent and responsible journalism is more important than ever. That’s why your support is very necessary to ensure that we will be around for a while!

We want to stay true to our mission of delivering quality journalism…for that, we count on your support. Every contribution, big or small, is greatly appreciated!

Use the PayPal button below and contribute today!


Comment here