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    SIYB Nepal

    Welcome to the SIYB Nepal Secretariat. Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) is an enterprise...

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    SIYB is a business management training programme designed by International Labor...

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Welcome to the SIYB Nepal Secretariat

Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) is currently the largest global business management training programme with a focus on starting and improving businesses as a strategy for creating more and better employment for women and men.

It supports the sustainable development goals by promoting business development policies that support decent job creation, entrepreneurship and encourage the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises.

Since it's beginning in 2002 the SIYB Nepal Secretariat has trained and supported:


SIYB Trainers (2002-2016)


Entrepreneurs Trained (2011-2015)


Businesses Started (2011-2015)


Jobs Generated (2011-2015)

What our students say...

  • The SIYB module was my favorite, it was really enjoyable and informative. The SIYB business game was great, it created a positive energy and encouraged us to be active and cooperate with our fellow trainers.

    Lal Bir BK - SIYB Student Lal Bir BK
  • After completing the SIYB training of trainers course I am confident that I can get a job in my local village and help the community and assist the poor to become entrepreneurs.

    Karna Singh Dhami - SIYB Student Karna Singh Dhami
  • I attended an 18 month Enterprise Development (EDF) Course in 2016 and among the modules was the SIYB training. It was fun and entertaining, and I think the most valuable module. I really liked the SIYB business games, they are a great educational tools.


    Bhawani Neupane - SIYB Student Bhawani Neupane
  • I have been inspired by the SIYB training conducted by IEDI. It has given me the confidence to implement TOPE/TOSE training in future at my village and others.

    SIYB Student - Srijana Shahi Srijana Shahi