The Global Youth Innovation Network in collaboration with Columbia University Business School hereby invites applications for InVenTed, 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 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. Each module provides the participant with the knowledge and tools required to develop a comprehensive new venture plan.
The five modules are:
4) Leadership, and
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
Who can apply ?
1. Be an entrepreneur ( small business owner) based in Africa
2. Be under 30 of age
3. Have access to High speed internet
4. be proficient in English (minimum TOEFL 600)
5. Commit to finish the course.
6. Female entrepreneurs are strongly encouraged to apply