DoPolciesWork

Evaluating the Impacts of SME and entrepreneurship policies   WHAT’S THE ISSUE?  Is SME and entrepreneurship policy having its intended effects? Do the benefits of specific programmes justify their costs? Could these benefits be achieved more cost-effectively through alternative approaches? Evaluation provides the key to answering these questions, by determining the relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of a policy or programme in relation to its objectives.   This is particularly important in the field of SME

GuideToWomenPreneurs

A Guide to WomenPreneurs How to Get the Funds You Need as a WomenPreneur There are many ways for womenpreneurs to get a jump on funds to start or grow their businesses. Funding options include traditional bank loans, venture capital, angel investors, and more! Finding out which funding option is right for you depends on your business goals and stage of development. It’s essential to research the costs associated with each type of funding and

GwangjuCityInnovates

E-sports part of ICSB Academy E-sports are a revolutionary industry that continues to grow in popularity worldwide, and they provide an exciting platform for teaching entrepreneurship. Over the last few years, the rapid growth of e-sports has been fueled by increased interest among players, teams, and back-office businesses. With that in mind, it is increasingly essential for educators to integrate the concept of entrepreneurship into their e-sports curriculum. ICSB is proud to announce, with our

Message from ICSB President

Message from Dr. Ayman ElTarabishy Dear ICSB Family,   We would like first to wish you all a Happy Holiday Season! We hope this time of year has gifted you and your family the time to rest, reflect, and recharge after this year’s challenges and uncertainties. As an organization built on a community foundation, we want to thank you for choosing to be a part of ours. Through this support, we can lead as an

ICSB Top Ten Trends for 2023

The Top Ten Trends for 2023 Dr. Ayman ElTarabishy, President & CEO, International Council for Small Business Excellence, Deputy Chair, Department of Management at the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB).   The dawn of 2023 finds the world in new tensions and uncertainties with a significant war, high energy costs, and new Covid-19 variants. These tensions and the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have been un-relentless and catastrophic. Governments are looking to each

Research Excellence that Matters

Research Excellence that Matters Dr. Ayman ElTarabishy, President & CEO, International Council for Small Business Excellence, Deputy Chair, Department of Management at the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB).  And  Dr. Herman Aguinis is the Avram Tucker Distinguished Scholar and Professor of Management at the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB).   What does it mean to say “scholarship excellence and impact for tenure and promotion,” specifically in small business and entrepreneurship research?   Most

Humane Entrepreneurship

Humane Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses Consumers are starting to recognize the value of being able to expend their resources while concurrently awakening to the troubles that small businesses globally face. As for businesses, many have also reflected on their values and practices, deciding where to make cuts and how to demonstrate employee value. At large, we have all been influenced by this global reset.   This re-establishment places many in the space of simultaneous suffering

9th Georges Doriot Days – Entrepreneurship and Society

9th Georges Doriot Days – “Gender perspectives in entrepreneurship : Sharing views about societal challenges” July 5-7, 2023 at UQAM’s School of Management campus in downtown Montreal   The Georges Doriot Days : Why?Every two years, the Georges Doriot Days are an opportunity to put three strong principles into practice:– Practical intelligence: entrepreneurship is a field where interweaving academic thinking and practices is necessary and fruitful.– A transdisciplinary vocation: the Doriot days make it possible

9th Georges Doriot Days – Entrepreneurship and Society

July 5-7, 2023 at UQAM’s School of Management campus in downtown Montreal   The Georges Doriot Days : Why?Every two years, the Georges Doriot Days are an opportunity to put three strong principles into practice:– Practical intelligence: entrepreneurship is a field where interweaving academic thinking and practices is necessary and fruitful.– A transdisciplinary vocation: the Doriot days make it possible to approach entrepreneurial phenomena from various lenses: managerial, legal, psychological, historical, etc. In addition to

Digital Reality

If you ask the average entrepreneur what lessons or skills they have learned and developed over the past year, one answer comes up again: ZOOM (a.k.a. flexibility.) There is no flexibility in the modern business world without a digital presence. The tools exist for small businesses to create an online, global platform that can work towards various societal needs with very few input resources. The future of education is digital, and tying your business’s investment

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