Republic Bank has partnered with the Business and People Development (BPD) Associates (“the Partners”), to provide access to the Entrepreneurs Business Builder (EBB) Programme (“the EBB Programme”). The EBB Programme created by BPD, is designed to support established women entrepreneurs within the Caribbean to help them build a Future-Proof, Profitable, and Sustainable Business. As part of the EBB Programme, participants are provided with the EBB online course materials, through a Learning Management System (LMS), and dedicated account managers to assist with the Participants’ banking needs. The Programme consists of a four-month self-paced online learning programme for 80 women with a minimum of 2 years of entrepreneurial experience with Republic Bank covering 80% of the cost.
The following agreement requires all Participants and the Partners of the EBB Programme to adhere to the terms and conditions herein for the EBB Programme. Each Participant confirms her acceptance to participate in the EBB Programme and to be guided by this Agreement by clicking on the “Agree” button at the end of the Agreement.
This Agreement shall be in effect for the duration of the four (4) month programme from Thursday June 15, 2023 to October 31, 2023.
The total cost of the EBB Programme is One Thousand, Nine Hundred and Ninety-Seven United States Dollars (USD $1,997). It is agreed that the Participant shall pay twenty percent (20%) of the total cost amounting to Three Hundred and Seventy United States dollars (USD $370.00) or the local currency equivalent, and Republic Bank shall pay eighty percent (80%) of the total cost amounting to One Thousand,Six Hundred and Twenty-Seven United States dollars (USD $1,627) or the local currency equivalent.
The 20% to be paid by the Participant is to be completed using the Republic EPay platform (Online Payment).
The Participant of the EBB Programme agrees to the following:
To have access to an electronic device such as a computer or tablet that can connect to a reliable internet source to access and participate in the EBB Programme.
The EBB Programme Partners agree to the following:
The Participant accepts that the Facilitators of the EBB Programme have the right to document the contact sessions which may include image taking. Any images taken by the Facilitators are deemed the property of the Facilitators.
The Participant agrees to not use any of the content of the EBB Programme for commercial use.
As part of the Participant’s acceptance to the EBB Programme, a waiver and release with the EBB Programme Partners must be signed to form part of this Agreement.
In the event of disputes between the parties relating to the terms of this Agreement, the parties shall use their best endeavours to settle the matter by conciliation and mediation. Where this fails, the parties reserve the right to pursue all available legal remedies.
All notices for this Agreement and the EBB Programme shall be communicated by email. Both Parties agree to acknowledge receipt of communication by the end of the following workday.
Subject to clause 7, fourteen (14) calendar days written notice must be given by the Participant for termination of this Agreement. The EBB Programme Partners may consider partial refund of the Participant’s payment on a case-by-case basis on the condition that notice is given within the first month of the EBB Programme.
This Contract is governed by and shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of Trinidad and Tobago.
If any terms of provisions of this Agreement shall be held illegal or unenforceable, the validity of the remaining portions shall not be affected.