Training program launched for nascent entrepreneurs in the Nenets Autonomous Area
A new training program for nascent entrepreneurs, Opora Arktiki (Arctic Mainstay) has been launched in Naryan-Mar, the capital of the Nenets Autonomous Area, organized by the Nenets office of Opora Russia, the website of the Nenets authorities reported.
For three months businessmen selected for the course will attend trainings aimed to teach them how to draw up business plans. Organizers expect to see at least 10 business plans ready for implementation at the end of the training course.
Successful businessmen will be helping the students. For example, the first speaker at the course will be Vladimir Marinovich, a business coach and top manager of such companies as the Ulybka Radugi retail chain, Get Taxi and Megamart.
Igor Koshin, governor of the Nenets Autonomous Area, said at a meeting with the Opora Arktiki organizers that the local authorities are also willing to help Nenets entrepreneurs just starting out.
"The administration of the area is ready to give all possible support to those who want to set up a new business. The help can take the form of tax privileges, revised legislation and leasing," the governor said. Koshin also said that a special governor's grant could be introduced for the creator of the most interesting and important business plan.