NZTE Capability Development Vouchers

5 January 2015

The Otago Southland Employers' Association is registered to accept New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) Capability Development vouchers.

If you have aspirations to grow your business you may be eligible for a NZTE Capability Development voucher, which is offered through the Regional Business Partners network.

NZTE Capability Development Vouchers are available to businesses to use as partial payment towards the cost of capability development and training in the following areas

» Business planning

» Business systems

» Business sustainability

» Capital raising

» Export

» Finance

» Governance

» Lean manufacturing / business operations

» Managing resources

» Marketing


     DO I QUALIFY FOR FUNDING?


To be eligible for the vouchers your business must be

»  Operating with fewer than 50 full time employees

»  Operating in a commercial environment

»  Registered for GST in New Zealand

»  Privately owned, or a Maori Trust or incorporation under the Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 or similar organisation managing Maori assets under multiple ownership.

Business should also

»  Be exporting, have export potential, be involved in the export supply chain or have the potential to contribute to economic growth in the region

»  Demonstrate commitment to improving management capability. Indicators of commitment include the fact they have sought advice, have worked through the assessment process and a willing to co-fund capability building activities and make the required time commitment, and

»  Have an identified gap in its capability that can be addressed through management capability building and training.


     WHAT CAN VOUCHERS BE USED FOR?


Vouchers may be used to help businesses pay for up to 50% of the cost of services (up to a maximum value of $5,000 per year per business).


     REGIONAL BUSINESS PARTNERS BY REGION


SOUTHLAND

Venture Southland, Alistair Adam

P: +64 3 211 1400  E: alistair@venturesouthland.co.nz W: www.southlandnz.com 


OTAGO

Otago Chamber of Commerce and Dunedin City Council – Economic Development Unit, Paul Allen

P: +64 3 479 0181  E: biz@otagochamber.co.nz W: www.otagochamber.co.nz 


CENTRAL OTAGO

Queenstown Chamber of Commerce

P: +64 3 3 441 8254  E: jo@queenstownchamber.org.nz

www.queenstownchamber.org.nz


For further information please contact us or visit New Zealand Trade and Enterprise website or contact your Regional Business Partner.