Unicaja, through the Edufinet Project and in collaboration with the Municipal Institute for Training and Employment (IMFE), under the City of Malaga, has given a day to transfer entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs the basic knowledge with which to assess the different options of financing that banks offer to companies when it comes to launching their projects.
The purpose of this course responds to the goal of bringing entrepreneurs
keys of the financial world, facilitating the decision on the most appropriate product depending on the time the company is and the needs of the same, have reported from the entity in a statement.
Among the aspects addressed in the day, the Edufinet Project, promoted by Unicaja Banco and the Unicaja Foundation, has emphasized issues such as financial products of loans available to the entrepreneur, types of financing according to the life cycle of the company (short-term) and long-term), and own and third-party funds- Animalrightscafe installment loans.
In addition, the course analyzed the aspects that financial institutions study about their clients, and explained the need to understand accounting and finance in a business environment.
The Edufinet Project is one of the pioneering financial education programs in the country. It has the collaboration of more than twenty universities, institutions, and business entities and its work has received several awards.
The Municipal Institute for Training and Employment (IMFE), attached to the Area for Economic Reactivation, Business Promotion and Employment Promotion of the capital, has as its general objective to be an instrument for economic and social development in the capital of Malaga , by supporting the creation and consolidation of companies and the promotion of employment and self-employment.
Thus, it has the Business Unit, which acts as a reference center for the impulse, support, and accompaniment of entrepreneurs who decide to start a business project, being responsible for channeling the management of the different entrepreneurship aids – subsidies, microcredits, and training, among others
They recalled that the Edufinet Project is operational, through an Internet portal aimed at the general public, since the end of 2007, although it began to develop in 2005. In addition to more than a dozen institutions and business organizations, they participate in this program 14 universities.
“All this has made Unicaja one of the pioneering financial entities in Spain to launch an initiative of this type, a work that has had as a reward the obtaining of several awards,” they highlighted.
Of all the activities organized by the Edufinet Project, the ‘Financial Education for Youth’ Conference stands out, an initiative for Secondary Education and High School students, to which the Financial Olympiad is linked.
Together with the Conference ‘Financial education for young people’, Edufinet promotes the development of workshops and conferences in the university environment, summer courses or participation in international projects. Since its launch, it has brought the world of finance closer to more than 127,600 people. It also promotes several publications, such as the ‘Financial Guide’ or the ‘Financial Guide for Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurs’.
As for the website www.edufinet.com, where systematic and practical information is offered, in the form of a question-answer, it has more than 7 million accumulated visits, with queries and access from almost 180 countries.
The Edufinet Project not only offers this Internet portal, but also two other specific ones: the first of them addressed to the group of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs (Edufiemp), and the second, of financial education for young people (Edufinext).