A few years ago we did a small study as we wanted to know how new start up entrepreneurs see their future as entrepreneurs. We posed them several questions about their motivation to learn what had been the main reasons to become entrepreneurs. We also wanted to know how they see their main success factors. What is their main goal? Do they see the business mainly as a means of employing themselves or do they aim to grow the company and employ other people too? Or is it about making a dream come true?
Finnish National Agency for Education coordinates the governmental programme Education Finland which is a national education export program, offering Finnish educational know-how and learning solutions globally.
NEBA (North European Business Academy) is an official member of Education Finland programme. The members are among the best Finnish education institutions, education technology or solution providers, and they have been granted the right to use the membership logo until the end of 2018.
More information about the program: www.eduexport.fi
Entrepreneurship training consists of many different kinds of elements. In this blog entry I will pinpoint some elements of good entrepreneurship training, and also some things that are important for the participants to understand to be able to fully benefit from the training. [Read more…] about NEBA blog: Elements of good entrepreneurship training
As I mentioned in my first blog entry, I have written a book aimed at those who are thinking about starting a new business. The book covers several important topics for a new entrepreneur, and after reading it you will know more about how to start a business development process, what are the success factors of a new company and how to make a realistic business plan. You will also find several real-life case studies and practical exercises in the book. All the advice is based on more than 25 years of experience in training and guiding others into entrepreneurship.
Our company has organized hundreds of training courses since 1992. During the courses thousands of people have had the chance to discover their potential as entrepreneurs, and we have seen more than 3 000 new businesses established. In the book all this experience has been put into an easy-to-read package. The book can also be ordered online. [Read more…] about NEBA blog: What Do You Have In Your Hand?
A Team Finland trade mission lead by the Finnish Prime Minister Mr. Juha Sipilä visited Colombia in October, with NEBA Chairman Jouni Suonpää as one of the members. During the visit, the delegation was invited to the Presidential Palace.
In Bogota there was also a business seminar about Finnish business life arranged for the Colombian cooperation partners.
The members visited several universities in Colombia and had a chance to do some speed dating face-to-face with the representatives of local educational companies.
Our company, Cimson International has been offering business training in Finland now for more than 25 years. Internationally we operate under the name NEBA – North European Business Academy. At the moment we work in Nepal, Vietnam and Colombia, and in Saudi Arabia we recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a local partner, Tatweer, which is a leading company in the field of education development inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In Europe Spain will be one of our first target countries, and we are currently in discussion about starting a pilot project in Valencia area.
As I mentioned in my first blog entry we always start the training with what the person already knows and with the skills he or she has. As most of us have some kind of skills, there is a need for our training all over the world. [Read more…] about NEBA blog: New entrepreneurs needed all over the world