Partnering with IFC (World Bank) in development of SMEs’ entrepreneurship, managerial & operational skills
Training House Consulting is a proud partner of International Finance Corporation’s Business Edge initiative and a successfully running project. We are IFC certified Trainers to run the programs that have been carefully developed to suit peculiar needs of Pakistan business scenario.
Business Edge is the brand name for the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) World class range of training products and services, specially designed for owners and managers of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It includes 36 different management topics in 5 different series, namely: Marketing, Human Resource, Production & Operations, Finance & Accounting, and Productivity Skills. Business Edge workshops are delivered by certified training providers that use Business Edge workbooks and trainer manuals to give you, the SME owner/manager, that “hands on” knowledge to better manage your business.
IFC’s Business Edge ™ aims at improving the business performance and competitiveness of firms and creating jobs in developing countries. This is achieved by strengthening the management skills of SMEs and middle managers of larger firms, providing them access to Business Edge ™ practical training solutions.

Marketing Management

  • Caring for the Customer
  • Achieving Success in Marketing
  • Assessing Marketing Opportunities
  • Developing a Competition Strategy
  • Positioning Yourself in the Market
  • Establishing Your Marketing Mix Strategy
  • Preparing Your Product Strategy
  • Working Out Your Pricing Strategy
  • Creating Your Distribution Strategy
  • Developing an Integrated Marketing Communication Strategy
  • Improving Your Selling Skills
  • Gaining Consumer Insights
  • Marketing Services


Human Resource Management

  • Organizing for Successful Training & Development
  • Recruiting for Key Management Positions
  • Planning for Human Resources
  • Retaining Top Employees
  • Establishing Compensation and Benefits
  • Appraising Performance
  • Managing HR Communication
  • Performing Effective Job Design


Financial Management and Accounting

  • Controlling Costs
  • Working with Budgets
  • Using and Analyzing Financial Statements
  • Developing a Business Plan for a New Venture
  • Controlling Business Assets
  • Evaluating Investment Decisions


General & Operations Management

  • Understanding Quality
  • Achieving Quality
  • Auditing Quality
  • Controlling Physical Resources
  • Planning and Controlling Work


Personal Productivity Skills

  • Motivating People
  • Managing Changes
  • Managing with Authority
  • Delegating Effectively
  • Managing Time
  • Becoming a More Effective Manager
  • Solving Problems
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Coaching at Work
  • Influencing
  • Using Information for Decision Making
  • Leading Your Team


Tourism and Hotel Management

  • Running a Sustainable Accommodation Business
  • Caring for Guests 1 (basic)
  • Caring for Guests 2 (advanced)
  • Saving Costs in the Accommodation Business
  • Marketing Accommodation Services
  • Selling Accommodation Services
  • Motivating and Retaining Hotel Staff



  • Managing Risk
  • Planning for Business Continuity
  • Managing Relationships
  • Implementing Enterprise Governance