ALLPI Training Modules - 2018

  • Transformative Entrepreneurship

    Course description:

    The module focuses on building the capacity of individuals, who want to become and involved in development of SME’s or SME’s owners regarding Entrepreneurship skills in developing the Business and creating networking for growing businesses

    Target Group:

    SMEs and concerned public-sector officers

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (3 days)

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  • Trade Information

    Course description:

    The module focuses on building the capacity of officials from concerned government institutions, trade agencies, business associations and clusters leaders. It capacitates the trainees with skills to develop and also how to use trade portals. The Scope of the course; is to build participants skills in data collection, uploading, retrieval and performing basic analysis. Introduce and build participants capacities to manipulate international data bases and how to retrieve ad interpret trade data

    Target Group:

    All along the value chain

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (3 days)

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  • Total Quality Management Activities focusing on Hides and Skins

    Course description:

    The module is planned to empower and create awareness to the target participants to appreciate the need to be involved with the quality assurance and final hides and skins as a requisite raw material of the leather industry. In particular, the course brings to the fore all critical aspects related to the techniques of handling the animal prior to, during and after slaughter. Integral to the training programme phase will attempt to provide to the participants exposure to modern flaying techniques, use of tools and equipment and the general management of the resultant hides and skins after slaughter. The principle aim is to involve this pertinent segment of the leather value chain and core stakeholders to create a worthy material for the beneficiation of the leather value chain. It is anticipated that at end of the course all those involved with management of the abattoir will assist to maintain high stands of operation during slaughter and flaying.

    Target Group:

    Hides and skins traders, slaughter houses, tanners

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (5 days)

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  • Tannery Management Course

    Course description:

    The module has been designed to provide skills development for participants in the tanning industry to provide excellent support to the Management in all aspects of operationalization towards conformity and compliance to standards of the end products.

    Target Group:

    Tanneries

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (10 days)

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  • Sustainable Consumption and Production Processes in the Leather Sector

    Course Description:

    This course seeks to give participants practical methods of how they can create sustainably businesses through resource efficiency. This can help achieve desired results within a set timeframe and budget with minimum usage of the resources. Major topics discussed encompass introduction to Resource Optimization and Management; Measuring performance; Sustainable practices in resource efficiency: Types of indicators and how to use them; and Production planning and control.

    Target Group:

    Participants from along the value chain

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (5 days)

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  • Skills Development towards Application of Eco-friendly Preservation Techniques of Hides and Skins

    Course description:

    The module targets hides and skins traders/collectors, abattoir owners, tannery and relevant workers associated with preservation and handling of preserved materials. The imparts novel techniques relevant to the hides and skins preservation and use of tradition methods proven to be eco-friendly. The cost effectiveness of various preservation techniques in relation to their ecological benefits will be discussed to enhance the participant’s competence on the subject. A view of global trends and perspectives will also be elucidated to preview both the positive and negative aspects of the preservation technique explored e.g. impacts of salinity etc. The course strengthen the participants knowledge and practical base for the subject. At the end of the module it is envisaged that the participants would have built competence and improved their awareness and capability to provide guidance to all important aspects of preservation and potential impact to the environment

    Target Group:

    Hides and skins traders, slaughter houses, tanners

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (5 days)

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  • Leather goods Making Technology

    Course description:

    • The module has been designed to provide skills development for participants in the Leather goods industry.
    • The students will learn the materials, tools and equipment used in the production of leather goods and the production processes.
    • In addition, the module will cover quality assurance and marketing of leather goods.

    Target Group:

    SMEs/Artisans in footwear and leather goods

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (5 days)

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  • Leather goods Design and Pattern Making

    Course description:

    • This unit covers the knowledge about the understanding of design & styles of the leather goods.
    • Provide the necessary skills and craft ability required for the development of model pattern.
    • Provide useful information about fashion trends and to exercise originality of products
    • Demonstrate a high degree of competence with practical skills utilized in design & pattern making.
    • Understand the procedure of assembling and stitching different types of leather goods.

    Target Group:

    SMEs/Artisans in footwear and leather goods

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (5 days)

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  • Leather Footwear and Goods Design, Craftsmanship and Exports Readiness

    Course description:

    This module explores the dynamics and principles of advanced footwear and leather goods design. It discusses Fashion trend forecast, Fashion design, Prototype shoe and leather goods sample making; Pattern grading and graded pattern approving. The module also presents the practical directional approach with respect to major manufacturing defects in leather shoe and leather goods making that comes from the craftsmanship, material used and customer complaint. SMEs Footwear Export market readiness also discussed with respect to customer communication, meeting customer requirements and importance of delivery time.

    Target Group:

    Short term specialized (7 days)

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    SMEs/Artisans in footwear and leather goods, and service centers

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  • Introduction to Cleaner Technology and Environmental Management of the Leather Processing

    Course description:

    Introduction to cleaner technology and environmental management towards leather processing is a middle level course targeting SMEs and established tanners. Critical aspects such as greener production of leather processing, energy efficiency methodology, processing audit and effluent treatment will be discussed in depth. This module will further prepare the participants to comprehend on how to comply with eco labeling conditionality as a niche market entry initiative. In exploring the principles of cleaner technology a close link to appropriately designed environmental management will be discussed. With an intensive training approach to the participants of this module orientation will be adopted with advanced institutions at global level collaborating with ALLPI to train the participants. The main objective is to ensure skills are developed in transforming the participating leather processing units to adoption of cleaner technology and appropriate environmental management system and lead to sustainable development of the leather sector

    Target Group:

    Tanners (commercial and artisans

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (5 days)

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  • Incubator Design and Implementation

    Course description:

    This module is aimed at providing thorough understanding of how to design and implement an incubation business model. It is mean to equip incubator managers and policy makers with the knowledge skills and understanding of the fundamentals of business incubation in order to effectively foster and encourage business. It covers the critical areas that determine the success of the business incubation model.

    Target Group:

    Government officials of concerned ministries

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (3 days)

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  • Hides and Skins Quality Production through Improved Flaying Techniques

    Course description:

    The module targets the flayers operating in abattoirs as handlers of the hides and skins in the first instance after slaughter. The content is, therefore, designed to impart the necessary skills to handle the carcass and the resultant hides and skins whilst minimizing on the damages associated with this operation. As such, modern techniques on appropriate slaughtering, flaying, conveyance and post flaying operations of the hides and skins will be demonstrated. A regime of 80% practical with 20% theoretical dispensation will be deployed to predispose as much ‘hands on’ skills as possible to the participants. At the end of this course it is anticipated that the flayers would have been made aware of the value of the hides and skins and attained skills that will enable them flay high quality hides and skin and handle the material appropriately prior to preservation.

    Target Group:

    Flayers

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (5 days)

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  • Gender Mainstreaming in the Leather Sector

    Course description:

    The main purpose of this course is to introduce participants to a set of instruments to enhance mainstreaming of gender at policy, organizational and program levels. This will assist participants to understand how gender impacts on policy and practice in the workplace

    Target Group:

    SMEs/Artisans in footwear and leather goods

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (3 days)

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  • Footwear Making Technology (Assembling)

    Course description:

    • Bring into awareness the wide range of materials used for bottom stock.
    • Create knowledge and understanding of lasting technique
    • Ensure easier adaptation to fast changing making (assembly) technology.
    • Boost morale and exude confidence while discharging duties.
    • Demonstrate a high degree of competence with practical skills utilized in making (assembly) department.

    Target Group:

    SMEs/Artisans in footwear and leather goods

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (3 days)

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  • Footwear Design and Pattern Making

    Course description:

    • This unit covers the knowledge about the understanding of design & styles of the footwear.
    • Provide the necessary skills and craft ability required for the development of model pattern.
    • Provide useful information about fashion trends and to exercise originality of products.
    • Develop skills & knowledge to carry out grading.

    Target Group:

    SMEs/Artisans in footwear and leather goods

    Kind of Trainig/Duration:

    Short term specialized (5 days)

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  • Cottage Tanning Skill Development

    Course description:

    The module is aimed to provide skills development for participants such as artisans at the cottage and SME level to facilitate the transfer of technology in aspects of cottage tanning based techniques. The scope of coverage encompass Hides and Skins, Preservation, storage & transportation techniques, basics of chemistry and physics, tanning protocols and environmental and quality issues. This will assist in comprehending requisites needed towards conformity and compliance to national and global standards of their products. The target is to take cognizance of existing techniques already in application and in tandem propagate new knowledge to the module participants through an up-gradation exercise through this module. Efficient and effective use of leather processing material and instrumentation will be fundamental in the instructional material for the module. The course will provide the necessary skills needed to build on the competency of the participants.

    Target Group:

    SMEs/Artisans in footwear and leather goods

    Kind of Trainig/Duration:

    Short term specialized (10 days)

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  • Costing and Record Keeping

    Course description:

    This course aims at equipping SME owners and/or their workers with practical skills on how to effectively determine the costs of producing leather and or leather products and therefore how to price the same for maximum profit, while at the same time maintaining the market. It also gives explanation of basic accounting principles, concepts, and accounting terminologies.

    Target Group:

    SMEs/Artisans in footwear and leather goods

    Kind of Trainig/Duration:

    Short term specialized (3 days)

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  • Cluster Designing, Implementation and Governance

    Course description:

    Clusters Leadership who are involved in supporting the development and growth of Leather SMEs Clusters in the COMESA region. The blending of the trainees would create a seamless coordination mechanism which would enhance on the learnt skills, coordination and sustainability of the leather sector at national level.

    Target Group:

    SMEs/Artisans in footwear and leather goods

    Kind of Trainig/Duration:

    Short term specialized (5 days)

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  • Cluster Business Plans Development

    Course description:

    The aim of the module is to develop knowledge regarding preparation of Business plans so that the cluster is capable to prepare its own business plans and related subjects to the financial and support institutions with knowledge base approach.

    Target Group:

    SMEs/Artisans in footwear and leather goods

    Kind of Trainig/Duration:

    Short term specialized (3 days)

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  • Closing Technology of Footwear

    Course description:

    This module provides the necessary skills required for closing different footwear components. It also describes machineries which used in closing footwear components and it gives an overview the quality standards.

    Target Group:

    SMEs/Artisans in footwear and leather goods

    Kind of Trainig/Duration:

    Short term specialized (5 days)

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  • Clicking Technology and Material Calculation of Leather Products

    Course description:

    This module covers Materials used in making leather products; general characteristics of leather, specific characteristics of leather, leather topography, tools and equipment, leather cutting and others to Provide the necessary skills and craft ability required for cuttings different footwear and leather goods components

    Target Group:

    SMEs/Artisans in footwear and leather goods

    Kind of Training/Duration:

    Short term specialized (5 days)

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