GDP Global has delivered over 260 international training programmes

‘..the most inclusive and up-to-date personal development programme available today in investment promotion.

As trade and investment promotion agencies face fierce competition training and capacity building are of crucial importance. Developing the right skills and tools within the agency’s team is a key part to success in the current economic conditions.

GDP Global’s European Academy of Business Development is the leading dedicated training and personal development organization that specifically addresses the interests of economic promotion and inward investment today. Our experts have in-depth direct management and operational experience from leading investment promotion agencies, having played key roles at leading national and regional investment promotion agencies in Europe. They also benefit from many years’ international business experience in multiple functions and across many sectors.

We work globally with national, city and regional investment promotion agencies, as well as with ministries, embassies/high commissions and consulates around the globe. Our training and coaching programmes for this year are designed to give teams and individuals the support, best practices, global standards, know-how and ideas when they need it. Training programmes are available in both English and Spanish.

Designed for individuals and small group delegations from economic promotion agencies, ministries and embassies. Based on demand, GDP Global provides a series of 1, 2 and 3 day programmes to suit most needs.

Complete Investment Promotion Programme – London
Southern Africa Investment Promotion Programme – Cape Town

For agencies who want customised training workshops for their specific needs and challenges, and tailored for entire agency teams. Our experts will develop a proposal for your team and deliver it at your preferred location and time. This is often a cost effective solution for groups of 8 people and above.

GDP provides individual coaching for newcomers to the industry of investment promotion. The exclusive programme is completely tailored to the needs of the executive, enabling a speedy start and short cuts to the complex work of economic development. We cover the full scope of investment promotion, from policy, stakeholder relations, finance, strategy, operations, performance, monitoring and management tools.

Our expert trainers have in depth knowledge and hands on experience on investment promotion and economic development. Guest speakers from both the private and public sector also contribute to our in-house and public programmes. To find the programme that suits your experience, interests and needs contact us directly for more information or request a call back from a GDP Global executive.