2015 Professional Development Seminars (PDS)
Four Seminars were also completed in 2015:
- Administrative Functions for an NGO (Jan 27 & 28 2015). Facilitators were Mr. Dion Abdool – Consultant, Attorney and Vice-Chari of T & T Transparency Institute, Mr. Peter Pierre, Tax Consultant and Mr. Anthony Marcano, Accountant. They gave a wide range of information and advice relevant to NGOs so that they would have the tools to ensure their organizations were professionally managed.
- Practical Techniques in Excel for the Business Professional (February 2015). The well experienced facilitator Mr. Areef Ali was contracted to do this programme.
- Brand Marketing (April 2015). This was facilitated by Dennis Ramdeen, Advertising Professional and Founder of Pepper Advertising.
A Political View with Professionals (August 2015). This took the form of a Panel discussion to get the views of professionals on the Political Landscape at approximately three weeks before the General Elections. The panel comprised Mr. Hollis Charles, TTGPA Council Member, Mr. Afra Raymond, JCC President, Mr. Michael Harris Express Columnist, with moderator Mr. Tony Fraser, journalist.