26-30 July 2021, Dubai, UAE
20-24 September 2021, Cape Town, South Africa
25-29 October 2021, Dubai, UAE
22-26 November 2021, Abu Dhabi, UAE
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in Emerging Economies
Focus on AFRICA
Africa has complex and unique business opportunities. This entrepreneurship course takes an interdisciplinary approach to building scalable businesses designed to solve core problems or fill institutional voids. Unlike other business courses, this one focuses on identifying points of opportunity for smart entrepreneurial efforts through “live” online lectures, peer-to-peer learning, and real-life lessons incorporated into your own business plan.
Taught by top notch Business School Professors, you will learn how Africa-specific trends impact the opportunities and challenges in undertaking entrepreneurship ventures on the continent. This course will examine the nuances that render Africa unique in today’s emerging market landscape, and the similarities that can be drawn from the world’s other fast-moving emerging economies. Developing your own business plan with peer-to-peer feedback is the capstone learning experience of this course.
What you will learn
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will learn the following:
Identifying new entrepreneurial opportunities that generate African solutions to African problems
Using a toolkit for understanding how to scale a venture in a capital or infrastructure-limited context
Thinking about business ventures in the HBS case method style
Developing a conceptual framework for evaluating important factors such as branding, social media, the role of government, and that of other critical stakeholders
Developing resilience in the business model, vital to sustainable success in Africa.
This course has amazing benefits for you including the following:
Upon completion of this course you will get verified certificates from both Highpro International and Harvard University.
The course is taught by three renowned Professors from Harvard Business School
Each week will end with a live webinar section that includes the faculty and leaders from the African business community.
You also have the option to participate in the course’s week-by-week business plan development process.
Business plan development will culminate with such participants having an opportunity to submit a business plan. The best plans will be judged by a highly qualified African business jury. In so doing, the course will expose you to an unparalleled network of business academics, as well as Africa’s top business leaders.
Entrepreneurship in Emerging
Economies Focus on AFRICA
Identify new entrepreneurial opportunities that generate African solutions to African problems.
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