6th Productivity Awareness Week starts today

The National Competitiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC) unveiled its week of activities for the 6th edition of Productivity Awareness Week October 14 – 18.  

Productivity Awareness Week will be launched on Monday October 14 and will feature a theatrical presentation Produced/Directed by Drenia Frederick.  An exhibition and health fair will also be staged on the grounds of the Finance Administrative Building in Point Seraphine and the day will culminate with a televised panel discussion on the topic “How do we achieve a more competitive St. Lucia.

On October 14 to 15, the Research and Policy Unit in the Department of Finance will stage a Research Symposium under the theme “Research, the platform for innovation, competitiveness and growth”.  

Resident Representative for the ECCB in St. Lucia, Sheran Ferdinand said the ECCB is happy to once again partner with the NCPC and will present “The future of the EC Currency, the Digital EC Dollar,” on October 16th.  She said the information is relevant to everyone from the small to larger business operation, the A Level student to the ordinary man on the street.

On October 17 the NCPC will host an open day for select businesses to utilize the NCPC’s productivity measuring tool called the Protool.  It is expected that 12 business will participate in this exercise.

The Department of Economic Development has also partnered with the NCPC to stage the final event for Productivity Awareness Week on Friday October 18. Students will be educated by ministry officials on the six key areas for the medium term development strategy, also how it links to sustainable development and our overall national development plan.”

For more information on the activities for Productivity Awareness Week 2019 you can visit the NCPC’s facebook page by searching Stluciancpc.