“Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other opinions drown your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” Steve Jobs

Program

Make your IDEA! Make it in Albania!

A unique opportunity to scale up your entrepreneurial competences and business skills!

PART I Basic Entrepreneurial training skills

Program Details:

Module 1: Time to start 

  • Presentation skills, teaming up
  • Problem identification, generating solutions, and developing prototype
  • Creativity rules and tools, idea generation and selection
  • Legal information on business
  • Entrepreneurial competences: entrepreneur personality, self-confidence, opportunity finding, moderate risk taking, decision making, business structures and legal aspect, persistence, creativity rules and tools, ideas generation and selection, responsibility acceptance, team work commitment.

 

PART II. Advanced business skills

Program Details:

Module 2: Be an entrepreneur 

  • Lean Canvas- Problem solutions,  Key metrics,
  • Key activities and key resources,
  • Customer relationships,
  • Management and leadership skills, team work,
  • Business organization, effectiveness, quality management
  • Business plan preparation and presentation
  • Market shares and survey, marketing mix,
  • Innovation

  Module 3: Hunting the money 

  • Financial management: costs, investment and financing plan
  • Financial statements: profit and loss, cash flow, balance sheet
  • Define the Minimum Viable Product
  • Alternative financing

Part III: Meet the mentor

Program Details:

Albanian or foreign successful business people will offer for two months their experience, know-how and knowledge to support and empower the selected participants in a one-to-one relationship. Mentoring will be tailored based on the specific challenges and needs of the participants.

PART IV: Market Fair / Final Jury

Program Details:

 

  • Practical presentation skills
  • Convincing others of your business IDEA and plan