Countries are competing to secure high-quality domestic and foreign direct investments (FDIs), and to do so, many techniques and expertise are used.
The hunt for investments is a process built on international principles, and investment promotion officers should possess the required knowledge and skills to search, attract and retain investors.
The Investment Promotion (IP) comprehensive training program is compiled from several training courses, divided according to the level of investment promotion officers. The Investment Promotion (IP) training program includes the following topics/courses:
Basic concepts of investment and FDI
Investment promotion and selling skills
Personal skills for promotion officers (communication, time management, investor care)
Establishing an investment promotion unit
Investment map and investment promotion strategy
Development of networks and partnerships
Location branding and image building
Investment intelligence and investor prospecting
Investor aftercare program
Evaluation of investment promotion activities and results
Utilizing information technology for electronic promotion