Examples of Training Programmes Offered

CPD promotes farmer capacity-building through training in Tobacco Farming. The training is offered to registered tobacco farmers. The farmers undergo a 2 day intensive training per module for 5 modules which cover the tobacco cycle from seedbed to the sales floor and preparation for the next season.


tobacco farming


The Centre earmarks to roll out the programme to other tobacco farming districts. For one to enrol into the programme they should have a plot and be practising farmers.

Executive Training Programmes
The Centre aims at promoting capacity-building of business executives such as CEOs, directors, managers, supervisors and administrators through a number of executive level training programmes. Examples of such programmes are as follows:

  • Finance for Non-Finance Managers
  • Strategic thinking
  • Innovative Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • Corporate Governance
  • Project Management skills
  • Executive Coaching and many more that we design to meet our client’s specific needs

Snippets of Executive Training Programmes hosted by CPD

CPD offers the Leadership and Performance Revolution skills training programme which helps you developing the mindset for success. The course also helps you have a clear vision and purpose in life and develop good rapport and communication. Furthermore, the course empowers you to be competent in engaging in a win-win selling process for your business.



Leadership and Performance Revolution training

CPD is also geared towards improved business performance and networking through Business Intelligence and ICT seminars.


explanation by doctor Banes

Dr. A Baranes explaining some Business Intelligence concepts while participants listen.


Entrepreneurship Skills Training

This training is vital for organizations and individuals requiring skills in transformational business leadership and assembling high performing teams in an ever-transforming global market place. The programme is vital to those who want to develop entrepreneurship skills crucial in forming viable and profitable Strategic Business Units. Furthermore, the course will help participants to develop inventive thinking skills crucial for thriving in harsh business environments

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