Apply to attend the GYIN-CBS Entrepreneurship Summer Program, InVentEd®

Deadline: June 15, 2013

Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) invites applications from participants across the world for its 2013 entrepreneurship summer program, InVentEd® -(Online Innovation, Venture Creation, Education). This is the first GYIN-CBS program which aims to equip young entrepreneurs with skills and tools they need to start their business and take it to the next level. This summer course will feature only 20 participants. GYIN believes that entrepreneurship is a major solution to fight youth unemployment and create jobs and business opportunities to young people all across the world.

About the Program

This intensive online program exposes participants to entrepreneurship concepts and innovation practices by guiding them through the new venture creation process as applied to a venture idea of their choice. Participants, through interactive online lectures, short cases, and self-directed assignments, learn the core elements of venture creation and planning in a specially sequenced modular format.

The five modules are:

  1. Opportunity
  2. Strategy
  3. Innovation
  4. Leadership
  5. Execution.

At each stage, participants are exposed to critical terms, tools that support research and decision making, and explanations of how each major planning activity fits into the new venture creation process. First session date in end-June. The summer course will feature one session (90 to 120 mn) a week from 1pm to 3pm EST


Participant must;

  • Be an entrepreneur ( small business owner) based in Africa
  • Be under 30 of age
  • Have access to High speed internet
  • be proficient in English (minimum TOEFL 600)
  • Commit to finish the course.

Female entrepreneurs are strongly encouraged to apply

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