Guatemala opens new small business center

The Federation of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in Guatemala has opened a training and business center.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008


The center will train its clients in the tools and practices of management, technology, legal and financial issues, and marketing.
Ernesto Morales Pinzón, the center's manager, said, "The center will allow participants to spend the day dealing with real world themes, so that they can do a better job of managing their own businesses in an marketplace of increasing competitiveness."

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