UNITAR Social Entrepreneurship Training Programme for Women 2020

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UNITAR Social Entrepreneurship Training Programme for Women 2020

Deadline: September 6, 2020

Summary: The UNITAR Social Entrepreneurship Training  Programme for Women aims to empower women with the knowledge and skills of entrepreneurship and mentor them to develop self-led entrepreneurial initiatives and solutions (social or commercial) that will harness digital technologies to address socio-economic challenges in their respective countries.

The overall course is designed to encourage participants to take action across six areas:

  • Nurture an Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Find a Problem Worth Solving
  • Build a Scalable and Sustainable Enterprise
  • Lead and Manage for Growth
  • Craft the Competitive and Risk Strategy
  • Foster Enterprise-Wide Innovation

Programme Goals:

By the end of this training, following the completion of webinars, along with e-courses, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate (social) entrepreneurship in the context of their country’s sustainable growth and development;
  • Appraise their own entrepreneurial and leadership style and motivations;
  • Implement a design thinking methodology to identify and solve issues or needs through (social) entrepreneurship and innovation;
  • Formulate and test each element of the business model for a (social) entrepreneurial venture;
  • Lead the creation of a culture and practice of innovation at the organizational level;
  • Apply contemporary leadership and management practices to dynamic entrepreneurial contexts;
  • Outline key elements of stakeholder identification, integration, engagement, and enrolment in financing new ventures, building partnerships and the co-founding team;
  • Apply impactful communication techniques to various contexts;
  • Develop a competitive strategy for their venture.
  • Discuss the key components of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);
  • Outline existing opportunities and challenges in regard to promoting gender equality;
  • Explore how the Covid-19 pandemic affected every aspect of our life and what challenges and opportunities it presented to both early-stage entrepreneurs and established business leaders.

Eligibility:

  • Open to young and motivated early-stage female entrepreneurs and established female business leaders interested in building new ventures, utilizing existing Information and Communication Technologies, or scale-up existing businesses;
  • Applicants should be based in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia;
  • Be between 18 and 40 years;
  • Deep interest in entrepreneurship and frontier technology;
  • Good oral and written English skills; and
  • Have a keen passion to learn by doing and highly motivated to succeed to provide a positive impact to society.

Application:

To apply for this programme, you will need to complete the below steps:

  • Create a SurveyMonkey account (if you don’t have one already)
  • Complete the Eligibility Criteria Survey
  • Start, Complete and Submit your Application Form

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