ENTREPRENEURSHIP IS THE MOST POWERFUL TOOL TO MAKE STUDENTS SUCCESSFUL IN LIFE AND IN THEIR CAREERS
The Academy of Entrepreneurs® is the bridge between classrooms and the workforce – giving students the interdisciplinary skills to solve global problems with teams, mentors and industry professionals in innovative ways.
Skills for turning challenges into business solutions
The Accelerator for Global Impact Program gives students the opportunity to use 21st-century skills, technological tools and collaborative techniques that turn global challenges into ideas that result into business solutions.
Job-ready and lifelong learning skills
Our semester-long program enables entrepreneurial and innovative action towards the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It also builds capacity and empowers students with job-ready and lifelong learning skills.
Entrepreneurship is the most powerful tool to make students successful in life and in their careers.
We Accelerate Global Impact
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Building capacity that enhances employability and enables entrepreneurial and innovative action towards the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
- Develop a problem solving and growth mindset via entrepreneurship
- Understand entrepreneurship and innovation as major drivers of a conscientious startup culture
- Explain disruption as the new norm of the 4th Industrial Revolution
- Apply business principles in solving social and environmental problems
- Develop 21st century skills vital to changemaking Enhance learner’s career skills
Make learner workforce competitive
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (UN SDGs)
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Emotional Intelligence & Leadership
- Innovation & Entrepreneurship
- How to transform a Business Idea into Business Model
- Growth Mindset
- Marketing for Startups
- Collaboration, Partnerships and Negotiations
- Finance for Startup
- Lean & Agile Skills
- Design Thinking
- Project Management and Goal setting
- Systems and Automation
- Design Thinking
- Proof of Concept Sales
- Human Resources
- Measuring Impact
- Pitch Deck
ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS AND TOOLS TO ACCELERATE
Our program includes course work and activities that gives the learner in-depth knowledge and skills to tackle all 17 of the United Nations Global Sustainable Development Goals.
The DNA of our program has been curated with the support of 16,000+ successful entrepreneurs so that the learner can successfully transform a “problem” into a successful and sustainable social enterprise/solution.
Every module in the program highlights a UN SDG for discussion and case studies. This enables students to understand the Goals while giving them the entrepreneurial skills and tools to develop an effective business models as they progress throughout the course.
The program concludes with a Capstone Project, designed for students to think critically, solve a social or environmental problem, and develop skills such design thinking, collaboration, planning, financial management and goal setting.
Student are given the opportunity to present their projects/business ideas in front of a panel of judges and investors. They also have the option to implement their projects into their chosen a community.
A Certificate of Achievement is given upon successful completion of the program
Are you ready for the future?
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