Focused discussion session with women owners and managers in existing companies for Elbasan
Date: 27 July 2018
In the framework of the project: “Microenterprise development project for women in the cross-border area” funded from the European Union through the Delegation to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Project Application nr: IPA/2016/152956-2/23 and contract number IPA/2017/395-121, the Center for Comparative and International Studies organized in Librazhd in July 27, 2018 a focused group discussion session with women owners and managers in existing companies.
The project team of the Center for Comparative and International Studies was engaged to prepare and conduct discussion session with women owners and managers in existing companies in order to attract the interest of women and build the confidence between the project team and the targeted groups.
There were 25 participants, women managers and small business owners.
This focused discussion session with women owners of small businesses and managers in existing companies targeted problems and actual constraints in the business as well as possibilities for finding way out of this situation.
Topics such as problem in increase of production, marketing, and possibilities for trade and access to funding etc. were encompassed, as well as general obstacles in doing business.
Good speakers were invited and a useful discussion was conducted base on the idea to attract as many women as possible with interest for the project and compile a pool of candidate for the program.