The Technology Resource Center (TRC) conducts business and livelihood training courses for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to transform their ideas into real business and profits. Join the TRC‘s business training courses for young entrepinoys for the month of September 2014.

Special Evening Sessions
Sept. 8-9
5:30-8:30
How to be a Travel Service ProviderPhp1,596

(Set-up your own Travel Service Business)

Lecture: creating land arrangement packages and other travel services like facilitating
transport services, insurance and documents needed for travel such as visa and passport;
importance of use of technology for easier access and servicing of clients which suits the
needs of a start-up entrepreneur who does not have the luxury of time or who prefers to do
business from home.

Sept. 15-19
5:30-8:30
Basic Silkscreen PrintingPhp4,419

Lecture/Hands-on: artwork preparation, mesh stretching, t-shirt/fabric printing, hand cut and photographic stencil making, finishing-curing and drying.

Day Sessions
Sept. 1
9-5:30
Basic Hilot with VentosaPhp1,815

Lecture/Hands-on: techniques of hilot that will identify weak points in the body; how to apply ventosa in order to remove pain and cold inside the body; introduction of alkaline water for the improvement of body Ph; uses of negative ion-based oil during hands-on. Bring body and hand towels and shorts.

Sept. 1-2
8-4:30
Accounting and Record Keeping for Small BusinessesPhp2,959

Lecture: bookkeeping, reporting and analysis of transaction results for small business operators and owners.Bring calculator.

Sept. 1-2
9-5:30
Aromatic and Decorative Candle MakingPhp3,399

Lecture: types of waxes, formulation, art of blending of essential oils and uses, melting method, proper wick fixing, techniques in forming/moulding candles, design techniques and cost and return analysis. Hands-on: hurricane candle, floating candle, hand-formed candle, and candles in glass containers with application of aromatherapy oil.

Sept. 2-3
9-5:30
Therapeutic Massage (Swedish Style)Php3,399

Lecture and Hands-on: implementing rules and regulations on massage, principles of
massage, history of Swedish massage, massage manipulations, values on the practice of massage.

Sept. 2-3
9-5:30
Sorbetes (Commercial Production)Php3,609

Lecture: basic technology of ice cream production, material and equipment requirements,
product formulation and costing. Demonstration: ice cream-on-stick preparation (pinipig
crunch and other flavors). Hands-on: ice cream with assorted flavors.

Sept. 3
9-5:30
Trendy Balloon DecorPhp1,815

Basic course on how to make balloons as decorations.

Sept. 3-5
9-4:00
Tilapia CulturePhp3,289
(with field trip)

Grow-out pond culture, tilapia fingerling production, hatchery and nursery system management (open pond, hapa method on pond, cage and tank systems), feeds and feeding, population control, hybridization, water and soil quality management, production economics.

Sept. 4-5
9-5:30
Carinderia: Pinoy Food OutletPhp3,499


Lecture: Planning, organization, management, cost control and pricing. Hands-on:
Preparation of different menus.

Sept. 4-5
9-5:30
Interior Design for Condominiums Php3,399

Basic principles of interior design to create balance, rhythm, harmony and proportion
that will suit the personality of the family or owner; elements of design – understanding light,
maximizing storage, color and style; furnishings and profitability analysis.

Sept. 5
9-5:30
Free-Range Chicken and Pekin Duck FarmingPhp1,375

Lecture: business opportunities in raising superior breeds (F1) free-range chicken and pekin
duck, site selection, breeds and breeding, feed and feeding, health management, effective
microorganism production in feed supplementation, marketing techniques and cost and
return analysis.

Sept. 5
9-5:30
Hair Care ProductsPhp1,815
(with field trip)

Lecture: status of hair care products industry, hair care product specification, sources of
raw materials and pricing. Hands-on: shampoo, conditioner, hot oil, leave-on conditioner
and hair shine/hair cuticle coat.

Sept. 8-9
9-5:30
Operating a Retail Store BusinessPhp2,959

Store operations management, inventory control, marketing strategies, location evaluation
and selection and financial planning.

Sept. 8-11
9-5:30
Commercial Breadmaking and Bakery ManagementPhp4,269

Lecture: Functions of ingredients, proportions and product formulation, equipment and
material sourcing, costing and pricing, bakery management. Hands-on: pan de sal, monay,
ensaymada, raisin bread, buns, bread rolls, loaf bread, and bread with fillings. Bring
calculator, hand towels and bread canisters.

Sept. 10
9-5:30
(NEW)
How to Manage a Local Manpower BusinessPhp1,375

This course deals on the requirements of setting up including the DOLE requirements in
manpower service contracting and other legal concerns and practices, operations,
management and financial matters.

Sept. 10-11
9-5:30
Simple Business Planning for EntrepreneursPhp2,959

Lecture/Workshop: entrepreneurship, components of a business plan (marketing, production & business operations, financial aspect).

Sept. 10-11
9-5:30
Herbal Bath SoapPhp3,399

Lecture: material specifications, product formulation, preparation of extract, plant operations, costing and pricing. Hands-on: papaya, cucumber and carrot soap, germicidal & moisturizing bath soap.

Sept. 11-12
9-4:00
Quail Egg Production and ManagementPhp2,959e

Types of quail breeds, housing, production and management, feeds and feeding, health
management and cost and return analysis.

Sept. 12-14
9-5:30
Home BakeshopPhp3,829

Lecture: Functions of ingredients, proportions and product formulations, equipment and material sourcing, costing and pricing. Hands-on: cheese cupcake, pandan cake, choco cake with fudge icing, mocha rolls with mocha butter icing, brazo de mercedez, custard chiffon
cake, brownies, butter-hand cookies, choc chip with peanut butter and crinkles. Bring calculator, hand towels and bread canisters.

Sept. 12-14
9-5:30
Starting a Travel Service BusinessPhp3,729

Lecture: Nature and types of travel business, setting up process, travel products and services and their incomes, the legal and capital requirements of the business and some basic travel technicalities for owners such as geography, reservation procedures of major suppliers –
airlines, ships and hotels, E-ticketing procedures and the computerized booking system. Workshop: written exercises and actual booking exercises using computer. Bring calculator.

Sept. 12-15
9-5:30
Food Service ManagemenPhp3,729
(with field trip)

Lecture: coffee shop, ethnic, gourmet, seafood and health food restaurants, canteen and carinderia management, menu planning, site selection, equipment, furnishings, personnel administration, marketing, advertising and cost control.

Sept. 13-15
9-5:30
Fresh Flower Arrangement and Flower Shop Operation and ManagementPhp3,729
(with field trip)

Lecture: creativity, balance, proportion, texture and color harmony, flower shop operation and organizational management, costing, pricing and sourcing of materials. Demonstrations on standing flower arrangements for inaugural, funeral and other important occasions. Hands-on: traditional round center piece, long and low arrangements, floral bouquet, line, plane and mass arrangements. Bring garden scissors.

Sept 15-16
9-5:30
Basic Cake DecoratingPhp3,499

Preparation and application of boiled sugar icing, sugar flowers, gumpaste figurines and flowers, lettering, bordering and flower bunching.

Sept. 16
9-5:30
Corsage and Bouquet MakingPhp1,815

Lecture: creativity, ribbon making and wiring techniques. Hands-on: corsage, headdresses, flower baskets, boutonniere and bouquets for the maid of honor, bridesmaid and bride, wrist and car bouquets. Bring garden scissors and pliers.

Sept. 16-18
9-5:30
Broiler Production and ManagementPhp3,289
(with field trip)

Status of the broiler industry, conventional and tunnel design of housing, nutrition, feeds and feeding, equipment requirement, health management, feeding management, cost and return analysis and marketing.

Sept. 16-18
9-5:30
Silkscreen PrintingPhp3,729

This course covers the study and practices on basic and advance screen printing processes such as hand cut and photographic stenciling method for single/multi-colored job and the use of different types of ink and substrate. Lecture/Hands-on: artwork preparation, mesh stretching, t-shirt/fabric printing, hand cut and photographic stencil making, finishing-curing and drying.

Sept. 17
9-5:30
(New)
How to Start a Commercial Cleaning BusinessPhp1,375

This course deals with the organization, office requiements, operations, management and services of a commercial cleaning business from residential to commercial establishments. This includes service proposal preparation such as housekeeping activities; post-construction cleaning, pool, car park and grounds cleaning and maintenance services, garbage disposal, and other utility services.

Sept. 17-18
9-5:30
Design and Operation of Water Refilling Station BusinessPhp2,958

Lecture: water concept and principles (hydrologic cycle, types of contaminants and types of water), water contaminants, type of purification system, market potential: demand (demographic distribution on a per area basis) and supply (WRS/mineral/bottling and
community water supply), business aspect of WRS.

Sept. 18
9-5:30
Perfumes and ColognesPhp1,815

Lecture: starting a perfume business, formulations, types of perfumes and colognes, product requirements, material specifications, cost and return analysis. Hands-on: oil-based and water-based, body splash, gel colognes and eau de toilette.

Sept. 18-19
9-5:30
Basic Meat ProcessingPhp3,499

Lecture: meat preservation technology, production and quality control guidelines, packaging, handling and storage, new trends in the business. Hands-on: bacon, tocino, pork and chicken ham, pork sausage, corned beef, hamburger and beef tapa.

Sept. 19-20
9-5:30
Jewelry Appraisal and Pawnshop OperationPhp3,399

Lecture: gold testing and diamond grading, pricing, valuation and identification of gemstones, government laws and implementing guidelines related to pawnshop operation. Hands-on: determining genuine stones and appraising of gold & diamond. Bring calculator.

Sept. 19-20
9-5:30
Basic Culinary Principles and TechniquesPhp3,499

Lecture: basic principle of cooking, materials used, learning to substitute ingredients from the traditional to innovative and nutritious food components, suggestions on cost-effective menu preparations, hygienic food preparations, including presentation of meals for family and simple gatherings. Hands-on: different culinary preparations.

Sept. 19–20
9-5:30
Advanced and Latest Trends in Floral Design (Flower Arrangement)Php3,399
(Pre-requisite: basic knowledge of flower arrangement)

Lectures and demonstrations: design techniques, experimental, theme and abstract designs. Hands-on: making arrangements using different techniques such as abstract, theme and experimental designs and braiding of foliages. Bring 3 kinds of medium-sized vases.

Sept.22
9-5:30
(New)
How to Set up a Travel AgencyPhp1,375

Legal set-up (from DTI/SEC to BIR), setting up process (home-based and commercial), domestic and international products and services, and financial considerations of the business (capital requirements and accounting).

Sept. 22-23
9-5:30
Catering Business OperationPhp2,959

Lecture: table setting, equipment, menu planning and preparation, costing and pricing.
Hands-on: table skirting and napkin folding techniques. Bring calculator.

Sept. 22-25
9-5:30
Commercial Breadmaking and Bakery Management Php4,269

Lecture: Functions of ingredients, proportions and product formulation, equipment and material sourcing, costing and pricing, bakery management. Hands-on: pan de sal, monay, ensaymada, raisin bread, buns, bread rolls, loaf bread, and bread with fillings. Bring
calculator, hand towels and bread canisters.

Sept. 22-24
9-5:30
Ornamental Plant Production & Practical LandscapingPhp3,729
(with field trip)

Types and kinds of garden plants, cultural management practices, control of pests and diseases, landscaping principles and planning, selection of plants for the garden, styles, watering techniques and system, remodelling a garden, materials and structural elements for the garden

Sept. 23-25
9-5:30
Digital Printing TechniquesPhp3,729
(Pre-requisite: basic knowledge of computer operation)

This course covers how to transfer computer images into different materials such as shirts, mugs, fans, keychains, business cards, IDs, and other substrates/medium. It covers basic design implementation and demonstrates the proper use of different cost effective machines but not limited to cutter, plotters, printers and heat presses. Bring laptop and USB.

Sept. 24-26
9-4:00
Layer Production (Table Egg) and ManagementPhp3,289
(with field trip)

Layer breed, production management, housing, nutrition, feeds and feeding management and production economics

Sept. 25-27
9-4:00
Comprehensive Mushroom Growing and ManagementPhp3,729
(with field trip)

Raw material and equipment requirements, cultural production and management practices, housing, pests and disease control and management, cost and return analysis. Hands-on: improved tissue culture isolation and spawn production.

Sept. 26-27
9-5:30
Chinese DimsumPhp3,499

Lecture: principle of Chinese cooking, utensils and equipment, functions of ingredients, etiquette of Chinese dining, costing. Hands-on: wonton soup, siomai, almond jelly, quekiam, siopao, cuapao, pork dumplings, crispy spring rolls, seafood chow mein and crispy butterfly prawns.

Sept. 26-27
9-5:30
Setting up a Hardware and Construction Supply StorePhp2,959

Lecture: History, design and operation, definition of terms, selection of site, organization, nature of the business, stock and inventories control, costing and pricing, terms of payment, market potentials, projected return of investment and assumptive income analysis.

Sept. 26-27
9-5:30
Laundry Soap and DetergentsPhp3,399

Lecture: material specifications, product formu-lations, costing and pricing. Hands-on: Laundry bar soap, liquid and powdered detergents. Bring calculator.

Sept. 26-27
9-5:30
Setting up a Hardware and Construction Supply StorePhp2,959

Lecture: History, design and operation, definition of terms, selection of site, organization, nature of the business, stock and inventories control, costing and pricing, terms of payment, market potentials, projected return of investment and assumptive income analysis.

Sept. 29
9-5:30
(New)
Building and Property Management Php1,375

This course discusses the administrative, accounting and technical services requirements in managing building and other properties. This includes program on security and safety, waste management and property maintenance (cleaning & pest/termite control).

Sept. 29 & Oct. 1
9-5:30
Starting a Travel Service BusinessPhp3,729

Lecture: Nature and types of travel business, setting up process, travel products and services and their incomes, the legal and capital requirements of the business and some basic travel technicalities for owners such as geography, reservation procedures of major suppliers – airlines, ships and hotels, E-ticketing procedures and the computerized booking system. Workshop: written exercises and actual booking exercises using computer. Bring calculator.

For more details and reserve a slot, please call them at 8225418 loc. 207, 204 & 201; 0917-8199532

TRAINING VENUE: 2/F Jacinta II Bldg., EDSA Guadalupe, Makati City (beside Metro Manila Development Authority-MMDA)

Note: Schedules are subject to change without prior notice.