ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT FOR GOVERNMENT

FOR PUBLIC SECTOR OFFICIALS WHO ARE INVOLVED IN DEVELOPING STARTUP ECOSYSTEM 

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

What role does entrepreneurship play in the economic development of a country? 

1) Creating a pro-enterprise environment

 

2) Increasing Economic competitiveness

 

3) Accelerating Job Creation

 

4) Pro-Entrepreneurship Policy Making

 

5) Starting entrepreneurship incubators

 

6) Attracting foreign investments for local businesses

 

7) Learn how to develop a conducive entrepreneurship eco-system for a vibrant SME sector contributing to the growth of a country. 

Singapore
Singapore
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Guyana
Guyana

"The use of a wide range of resource persons greatly enhanced the learning process, coupled with the interactive style of the facilitator - the sharing of experiences by participants which was rich and diverse was important for the learning process." Vishvanath Doerga President, Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Guyana

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Uganda
Uganda

"Timely and relevant to the needs of private organisations in developing countries like Uganda. The assistance and support can make an incredible difference in the way we do things in developing countries by benchmarking from Singapore's success ." Beatrice Alyanata Director of Business Development Services, Allied Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture, Uganda

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Barbados
Barbados

"The technical assistance provided by the Business Incubation Programme was both timely and quite relevant to my knowledge gaps and the new directions planned by my organisation." Celeste Foster President, Small Business Association Barbados

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India
India

"To me, being a banker, the programme is quite interesting and will be of immense help when back in field. Even though bankers do not directly involve in the incubation programme in India(except through RSETI programme), yet the contents of the course will help them greatly in not only evaluating such schemes for financing but also strengthening the SMEs of the country." Murali Nuggu Chief Manager, Central Bank of India

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Cameroon
Cameroon

"In my own point of view, I will say the technical assistance was good even though the duration was so short. I also enjoyed the introduction of young entrepreneurs to the program who came to testify to all that was said about Singapore on Business Incubation." - Priscilla Pezoambose, Assistant Research Director, Ministry of Small & Medium Sized Enterprises, Social Economy & Handicrafts (MINPMEESA), Cameroon

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India
India

"The program on creating sustainable, sound and viable business incubation programs for enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs is an eye opener. I have taken a lot of learning from the sessions and the experiences shared by each of you, which will help me personally as well as my Organisation. I thank each one of you for that." Madappa Rangaswamy Assistant General Manager, Corporation Bank, India

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Jamaica
Jamaica

"The course is very useful. It will help us advise the organisations and country about the Singapore Business Incubation model. The CDCs can take advantage of their programme as it is definitely beneficial." Dionne Palmer Incubator Manager Technology Innovation Centre, School of Entrepreneurship, University of Technology Jamaica

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Kenya
Kenya

"The support by the Singapore Government to promote entrepreneurship among its citizens is highly commendable. Keep up the good work, and I appreciate the government, the trainers and all who were involved in planning and implementing this programme." Carlo Chege Ngariuri Regional Director, East Africa Social Enterprise Network (EASEN) Kenya

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Kenya
Kenya

"This is a very effective and eye opening programme that will enable me to contribute to the development of my country - Kenya." Hysen Waweru Manager, Center for Entrepreneurship & Leadership, KCA University Kenya

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Samoa
Samoa

"The technical and assistance were appropriate and given at the right time. Continue with the good work you are doing!" - Senele Tualaulelei Business Training Officer, Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC), Samoa

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Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands

"The workshop is fantastic, well done Ken and team. I am from the private sector. Attending this workshop gives me the chance to see the missing links between the private sector amd government in my country. Would be exciting to have all business women to be here to learn skills as mentoring, as the saying goes, leaders are not born, they are made. Dalcy Tekulu Director T-Maris Development Company Solomon Islands

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South Africa
South Africa

"It was a great learning experience for me to learn about Business Incubation in Singapore as a country and her rapid development. - Ranjit Alummoottil Executive Manager, Seda Technology Programme, South Africa

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Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka

"This was one of the few programmes which I was totally captivated." - S N B Wadinamuna Mudiyanselage Manthripala, Deputy Director, Sri Lanka Export Development Board, Sri Lanka

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ST Lucia
ST Lucia

"The training came at the right time and I really enjoyed participating in the programme. When I go back, I will bring the difference that we have to help business incubators." -Barbara Innocent-Charles, Business Development Officer, Small Enterprise Development Unit (SEDU), ST LUCIA

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Tanzania
Tanzania

"It was a great learning experience for me as an individual to learn about Singapore as a country because I learned a lot from the field visits various incubators. Got inspired by the young entrepreneurs and the innovativeness of these young entrepreneurs." Onesmo Mbelle Principal Economist, Ministry of Industry, Trade & Marketing, Tanzania

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You and Your team will work directly with Ken to discover how to:

1) Generate sustainable growth by discovering your country’s undervalued “Youth Advantage”
2) Develop an entrepreneurship ecosystem and make your country conducive for entrepreneurship
3) Nature or Nurture - Can Entrepreneurs be trained?
4) Mentoring, Competitions and how to involve the private sector
5) The facilitative role of incubators and what NOT to do
6) How to attract venture capital money to invest in your country’s startups
7) How to stop self-destructive tax structures

"The use of a wide range of resource persons greatly enhanced the learning process, coupled with the interactive style of the facilitator - the sharing of experiences by participants which was rich and diverse was important for the learning process."
- Vishvanath Doerga
President, Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Guyana