This course gives aspiring young entrepreneurs a clear understanding of the path of entrepreneurship, the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur, as well as the business start-up process. Young men and women will benefit from enhancing their entrepreneurial mindset and developing skills to identify and act on opportunities.
The Gambia Entrepreneurship Programme is an online training programme offered by ITC's SME Trade Academy in collaboration with the Gambia Youth Empowerment Project, funded by the European Union's Emergency Trust Fund for Africa.
This programme provides aspiring young Gambian entrepreneurs with an understanding of the importance of entrepreneurship as a way for young people to overcome difficult economic conditions, the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur, developing good financial literacy, finding and analyzing a business idea, developing a value proposition, and developing a business model canvas.
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After completing this course, participants will be able to:
Participants who meet the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion issued in electronic format.
Lecture 1: Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship
Case Study 1: Overview of Youth Employment
Lecture 2: Being an Entrepreneur
Case Study 2: Being an Entrepreneur
Lecture 3: Developing Good Financial Literacy
Lecture 4: Generating and Assessing a Business Idea
Lecture 5: Creating a Business Model Canvas
Case Study 3: The Entrepreneurship Process