Our Vision

To be the premier agency in Barbados and the Caribbean, renowned for promoting and facilitating productivity, quality management and competitiveness strategies.

Our Mission

To enhance the competitiveness of Barbadian and Caribbean enterprises through the application and dissemination of knowledge of productivity methods.

What we do

Training & Development

Technical Assistance

Applied Research

Special Projects

How we can help you

A word from our Chairman

Akhentoolove Corbin

Dear stakeholders, welcome to the Productivity Council!

We are a very small institution in terms of structure and number of staff, but with responsibilities as a major player in terms of the growth and sustainability of Barbados.

The Productivity Council was established as a component of the first Prices and Incomes Protocol and reflects the spirit of the Social Partnership in Barbados. Hence, our structure reflects a tripartite statutory body, whose Board of Directors includes representatives of the Barbados Private Sector Association, the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados and the Government of Barbados.

A Word from our Executive Director

John Pilgrim

In the context of globalisation, trade liberalization, the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME) and global recessionary forces, there is probably no single issue that is receiving more attention from government, employers, and the unions, than that of productivity and competitiveness.  The lowering of trade and investment barriers in the 1990s created new opportunities for Caribbean countries, but at the same time precipitated significant challenges.

For over two decades¬†the tripartite-governed Productivity Council has executed…

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