Business Continuity Planning For MSMEs

Training Programs For MSMES / Entrepreneurs

“Operating a business is a risky venture. Entrepreneurs must have mitigation measures to manage the risks in order to minimize the impact on their business. Risk management is the understanding and forecasting of potential problems that an enterprise may face in the future and finding the best way to mitigate the outcomes. This training will provide entrepreneurs with a better understanding of the importance of risk management for sustainable growth and will suggest approaches and tools to face the risks in their business.”

Training Objectives

To provide MSMEs, including producers, with the skills and knowledge to develop risk management strategies for their business.

Expected Results

  • Identify and assess the risks associated with his/her MSME
  • Identify the external and internal factors, which affect risk for his/her MSME
  • Identify situations that may cause risk for his/her MSME
  • Identify the warning signs of risk for his/her MSME
  • Develop risk mitigation strategies for his/her MSME
  • Identify insurance products and other risk management tools for his/her MSME
  • Implement, monitor and evaluate a risk management plan for his/her MSME

Training Methodology

Classroom training session followed by coaching sessions. It combines different methods including training sessions, group discussions, case studies, videos, etc.


  • Sinhala
  • Tamil
  • English

Target Audience

Level 1: Micro Entrepreneurs

Owner or family member/s involved in the business activities.

Level 2: Small and Medium Entrepreneurs

Owners and/or managers involved in business activities.

  • Maximum no. of participants per training is 30.
  • Minimum no. of participants per training is 15.

Training Duration

Class Room Training Session (1 Day) – 2

Coaching Session (4 Hours) – 1

**2-4 weeks gap between each session

Training Venue

Structured Training Programs

  • At the SANASA Campus premises
  • 25th of every month

Customized Training Programs

  • At the Field Locations
  • Date and Time will be decided based on field requirements

Training Cost

Structured Training Programs Level 1

Rs. 7,800.00


Structured Training Programs Level 2

Rs. 6,100.00


Customized Training Programs Level 1

Rs. 5,550.00

**per person for total package excluding meals and venue. Training materials will be provided.

Customized Training Programs Level 2

Rs. 4,750.00

**per person for total package excluding meals and venue. Training materials will be provided.

Course Structure

  • Assess the risks associated with MSMEs, including agriculture enterprises
  • External and internal factors which affect risk for MSMEs and risk causes for MSMEs
  • Warning signs of risk for MSMEs
  • Risk mitigation strategies for MSMEs, especially for the agriculture sector
  • Risk management tools including insurance for MSMEs
  • Risk management plan for MSMEs

Contact Details

Assistant Director
Center for Cooperative and Community Studies
Paragammana, Hettimulla,
Tel: 035 492 7772
Mob: 070 399 4599