Leadership For Entrepreneurs

Training Programs For MSMES / Entrepreneurs

“Everyone has their own ideas about what makes a successful entrepreneur. For some, the most important qualities are persistence and a high degree of tolerance for risk. For others, entrepreneurs need to be good communicators above all else or have excellent financial management skills. Some claim that a solid vision is the most important characteristic. But regardless of what they believe to be most important, nearly everyone agrees that leadership is a vital skill for all business owners.”

Training Objectives

To change the mindset of the entrepreneurs on leadership to overcome resistance while mobilizing the family members, shareholders and employees

Expected Results

  • Implement an effective leadership style
  • Make better decisions
  • Increase productivity
  • Increase employees and members’ engagement
  • Organize producers and producer organizations

Training Methodology

A one half-day training session and two mentoring and coaching activities to bind with day-to-day activities of entrepreneurs. The package offered is therefore made of classroom training and follow-up sessions (Mentoring/Coaching).


  • Sinhala
  • Tamil
  • English

Target Audience

Level 1: Micro Entrepreneurs

Owner or family member/s involved in the business

Level 2: Small and Medium Entrepreneurs

Owners and/or managers are involved in the 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
  • 23rd 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 leadership for entrepreneurs and leadership qualities
  • How to use leadership characteristics to develop the business
  • How to use leadership characteristics to lead the industry/value chain
  • How to lead the entrepreneur’s group/business association

Contact Details

Assistant Director
Center for Cooperative and Community Studies
Paragammana, Hettimulla,
Tel: 035 492 7772
Mob: 070 399 4599
Email: assistdirect.scl.cccs@gmail.com