Change Management for Entrepreneurs

Training Programs For MSMES / Entrepreneurs

“Markets, customer demands, technologies, communication and the availability of resources as well as the overall political and financial context of the country are changing rapidly.” Change Management is to enable entrepreneurs to make the required changes and adaptations to their businesses in order to achieve effective results.

Training Objectives

To change the mindset of the entrepreneurs to overcome resistance while mobilizing the family members, shareholders and employees. To favorize implementation of entrepreneurial strategies in the MSMEs.

Expected Results

  • The business can respond faster to customer demands
  • Align existing resources within the organization
  • Increased customer service and effective service to clients from confident and knowledgeable employees
  • Increased return on investment (ROI)
  • Create an opportunity for the development of “best practices”, leadership development and team development

Training Methodology

A one half-day training session and one mentoring session and coaching activities to bind with day-to-day activities of entrepreneurs.


  • Sinhala
  • Tamil
  • English

Target Audience

Level 1: Micro Entrepreneurs

Owner or family member/s who are involved with the business activities.

Level 2: Small and Medium Entrepreneurs

Owners and/or managers with business activities

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

Training Duration

Class Room Training Session – 4 Hours

Coaching Session 1 – 4 Hours

**2-4 weeks gap between each session

Training Venue

Structured Training Programs

  • At the SANASA Campus premises
  • 21st 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

Rs. 3,230.00

per person for total package including meals, venue and training materials.

Customized Training Programs

Rs. 2,240.00

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

Course Structure

  • Introduction to change management
  • How to identify change management requirements
  • How to analyze the change management requirements
  • Roles and responsibilities of the owners, shareholders and employees of the business
  • Why change is resisted and how to address resistance
  • Steps to implement changes in the business
  • Success factors in change implementation

Contact Details

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