YABT announce international course on entrepreneurship in Israel

Washington, DC., June 20, 2018 – Israel, known as the Startup Nation and ranked among the 20 largest economies in the Global Competitiveness Index 2017-2018 of the World Economic Forum, will host the International Course “Innovative Entrepreneurship: From an Idea to Starting a Business” in the city of Haifa, scheduled on October 28th to November 16th, 2018.

This announcement was made by the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), which, with the collaboration of the Israeli Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV), will conduct the course in English with the aim of providing tools and resources to promote the creation and expansion of businesses through process management and innovation environments; as it appears in the Brochure. Application form available HERE.

The Golda Meir Mount Carmel International Training Center (MCTC), founded in 1961 and located in Mount Carmel, Haifa, will lead the program through a select group of international Israeli experts, accompanied by field visits to organizations and companies in the innovation ecosystem, and a rich exchange of experiences and learned lessons among program participants, MASHAV/MCTC specialists and industry experts.

The program is aimed at policy makers, representatives and business professionals, the academy and organizations responsible for the promotion of innovative entrepreneurship, as well as broader aspects of innovation policy.

Those who are interested in participating must complete the application form, and additional requirements, and deliver them to the Israeli mission in their respective country no later than August 3, 2018. Additionally, send an electronic copy to the following emails: nuria@mctc.org.il and ligia.bezerra@yabt.net, with the subject “Application to International Course YABT-MASHAV/MCTC”.   

This program takes place within the framework of the technical cooperation between the YABT/OAS and MASHAV/MCTC, having among its objectives to support the OAS member states and other regions of the world in their efforts to develop capacities that increase economic opportunities, especially among young people and women; reaffirming its contribution in the implementation of Resolution 67/202 on “Entrepreneurship for Development” – adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2013.

For more information, please contact YABT through Ligia W. Bezerra, via ligia.bezerra@yabt.net