Entrepreneurship: From Business Idea to Action
Improve your knowledge of entrepreneurship and discover how to plan, develop, nurture, and build a successful business.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for refugees, displaced people and the communities supporting them in the MENA (Middle East and Northern Africa) region who wish to study an entrepreneurship or business related course at a university in English.
It has been created as part of the PADILEIA project, which aims to increase access to higher education and employment.
This course will also be of interest to anyone looking to start their own business and develop their knowledge of entrepreneurship.
It will be helpful for those looking to improve their English language vocabulary and communication skills in a business setting.
We recommend learners have a minimum of CEFR B1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) to get the most from this course.
What topics will you cover?
How to understand yourself as an entrepreneur, and create a self-development plan
Sources of business ideas and inspiration
The business idea and how to develop it, including: the business model canvas
the minimum viable product
the value of having a mentor
Pitching skills and tips
communication and language skills
The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, including leadership and management
using feedback for development
family business models
working in a team
networking’ marketing basics.
Putting plans into action: the action plan, thinking long term about your enterprise and using resources for continuous development.