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05/27/08

Executive Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Management: July 6-9 2008, Tehran, Iran

 

Introduction

 

The International Association of Iranian Managers is holding its first 4-Day Executive Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Management in Iran in July 2008.

 

Through the workshop, participants gain the knowledge and skills needed to recognize, develop and communicate potential commercial opportunities arising in their respective sectors of activity. In addition, participants will expand the social networks linking them to others in the entrepreneurial communities in Iran.

 

The workshop is designed for managers who want to position themselves proactively to make use of emerging opportunities in new markets or realize innovative approaches in existing markets.

 

Using the experience and expertise of faculty members at top Universities and successful entrepreneurs in top enterprises in North America, Europe and Iran the workshop will bring world-class talent to entrepreneurship education in Iran. All educational sessions will be held in Persian (Farsi).

 

Faculty and Lecturers:
 

Dr. Zahed Sheikholeslami Director of Project Based learning Institute, CalPoly University

Dr. Hazhir Rahmandad Assistant Professor of Management, Virginia Tech

Dr. Ali Mostashari Strategic Initiatives Advisor at UNDP and Research Affiliate at MIT

 

Topics Covered:

 

The workshop is conducted as a combination of academic lectures by world-class faculty, practical guest lectures by successful International Entrepreneurs and hands-on work on entrepreneurship ideas. The following topics will be covered during the workshop:

  • Discovery
    The stage in the entrepreneurial process in which the entrepreneur generates ideas, recognizes opportunities, and determines the feasibility of ideas, markets, ventures, etc.

  • Concept Development
    The stage in the entrepreneurial process in which the entrepreneur plans the venture, identifies needed resources using a business plan, identifies strategies .to protect intellectual property, etc.

  • Resourcing
    The stage in the entrepreneurial process in which the entrepreneur identifies and acquires the financial, human, and capital resources needed for the venture startup, etc.

  • Actualization
    The stage in the entrepreneurial process in which the entrepreneur operates the venture and utilizes resources to achieve its goals/objectives.

  • Harvesting
    The stage in the entrepreneurial process in which the entrepreneur decides on the venture's future (growth, development, demise).

Participants will engage in individual and group hands-on project and will be closely mentored by the workshop faculty at every stage. Participants are expected to do a final group presentation on an idea taken from scratch to full business case design.

 

Workshop Fee:

The workshop fee is Rls 5,950,000 for the four-day period and covers all lectures, educational materials, CDs, meals and the cost of the workshop certificate. Early registration (till 14 June) has 7% discount and the fee is Rls 5,500,000.

 

Workshop Certificate:

Participants who successfully present their final entrepreneurship project will receive a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from the International Association of Iranian Managers.

 

Application and Registration:

The Application Period is till end of 28 Jun, 2008. 

 

Application Form

 

For more information on the workshop please contact workshops@i-aim.org or (021) 22 86 80 32 Atieh Bahar Consulting Company.

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