Capacity building and Training

Capacity Building and Training

Over the past 10 years, BlueTree has provided training to stakeholders, printers, and publishers in over 25 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Trainings are based on a needs assessment, which is conducted during a book supply chain assessment or separately, based on a skills gap assessment. Trainings are customized to fill the identified gaps and in response to local constraints.

Trainings offered include:

Donors/Development Partners/Ministry officials

  • Best practices in procurement, print and distribution for Book Supply Chain Management (BSCM)
  • Designing your RFQ/Tender to obtain the best value at the lowest price
  • Quality assessment
  • Distribution procurement, planning and monitoring
  • Stock and warehouse management systems
  • Procuring environmentally friendly books

Printers 

  • Best practices in the efficient and cost-effective management of print facilities
  • Preparing successful printing bids
  • Growth strategies
  • Quality assurance and management
  • Optimum floor and workflow planning
  • Use of environmentally friendly, child-friendly and sustainable raw materials

Publishers and Content Developers  

  • Preparing successful publishing bids
  • Using PDF Preflight
  • Desktop publishing

Distributors/ Logistics Companies

  • Best practices in book distribution
  • Distribution planning
  • Warehouse processes and stock management systems

Service Overview