AFFORD Business Club (ABC) aims to support job creation in Africa by providing business development support to African diaspora entrepreneurs who seek to develop or launch their businesses in Africa.
This programme would provide the participant /learner with basic information and learning tools which will enable him/her to undertake competent financial management of their business. The content would cover cashflow forecasting,profit & loss, budgeting, audit and access to finance. The programme provides an understanding of the principles of financial management, acquiring budgeting skills and increasing your knowledge of cash flow management.
The programme will be delivered in Manchester by Ted Rowlands, Senior Business Mentor at Start-up Direct.
Ted Rowlands has worked with SME companies for over thirty five years. During this period he has worked as a senior manager with Natwest, managed three major business trusts and is now a Senior Business Mentor for Start-up Direct, the UK’s largest start up finance company. A successful and energetic Senior Manager, with extensive experience in working with S.M.E’s, he is an established, qualified and respected business adviser. In addition he has long standing experience and knowledge of establishing African owned businesses in the UK. He has successfully led business programmes in Liverpool, Manchester and London, from 1985 to the present date. During this period Ted has also formally advised successive UK governments about inner city business development.