2016

Ethiopia

Service Innovation Management Training

iN4iN participated in the Annual Conference entitled, “First Annual East African Finance Summit (1st Annual EAFS)”, designed to provide a common platform for key players and stakeholders of the region’s financial sectors to come together and discuss financial sector issues that matter most in shaping the future of financial sector success in Eastern Africa.

The Conference took place on December 14-15, 2016, at the United Nations Conference Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We were invited as Speaker in the Conference, to share our knowledge and case studies on Innovation in Finance. Also, we developed a three day training focusing on the improvement of the innovation approach in IT, Insurance and Banking industries.

El Salvador

Innovation Management Modules

We conducted two courses on Innovation Management as modules of the ISEADE MBA and the international postgraduate course on Design Thinking. Partner: ISEADE Business School.

Sri Lanka

University-Business Linkages

iN4iN cooperates with GOPA Consulting to implement on behalf of the GIZ SME Development Programme a consultancy project on strengthening University Business Linkages in Sri Lanka (August 2015 – October 2016).

Germany

Business Start-up Clinic for KAAD Scholars

The Catholic Academic Exchange Service (KAAD) in collaboration with the International SEPT Program organised a One-day Business Start-up Clinic for scholarship holders of the KAAD on 27th August, 2016. The event was attended by scholars from Africa, Asia and Latin America. They were introduced to three Innovation Management tools namely: Personas, Value Proposition Canvas and Business Model Canvas.

Jordan

Innovation Management Training and Training of Trainers Sessions

iN4iN supports the BDC to build capacities in innovation manangement for local consultants to support the development of Jordanian SMEs. In August 2016 we conducted a third Innovation Management Training for SME combined with coaching sessions for the consultants.

Costa Rica

Certified Innovation Manager 

iN4iN implements in cooperation with the Universidad Técnica Nacional (UTN) from August to September 2016 the nineth training on Market-oriented Innovation Management in San Jose.

Germany

Business Start-Up Clinic

The International Small Enterprise Promotion and Training (SEPT) Program, Leipzig University received a group of 20 international students from 17 countries to the AGEP Business Start-Up Clinic in Leipzig from 1st to 3rd July, 2016.

Germany

Innovation Week

The Innovation Week 2016, organized by the International SEPT Program and iN4iN with the support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), takes place from 4th to 8th July in Leipzig, Germany.

Saudi Arabia

Training of Trainers in SME Development

iN4iN implements on behalf of the GIZ, a “Train-the-Trainers Program” for the Riyadh Business Center (RBC) in Saudi Arabia. Our experts designed the curriculum and provide training. Participants learn how to foster SME development. After the training they transfer their knowledge to the local SMEs and receive supervision and coaching (December 2015 – July 2016).

Ghana

Workshops in Entrepreneurship Promotion

In March, iN4iN organised in Ghana a series of Workshops on Entrepreneurship, Business Incubation and Funding of Entrepreneurship Centres.

Jamaica

Development of a entrepreneurial Master Programm in Sustainable Energy and Climate Change

The objective of the project is to provide technical assistance in establishing and implementing the curriculum for a Multidisciplinary Master’s Degree in Sustainable Energy and Climate Change at the University of Technology (UTech) in Kingston, Jamaica with a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship (May 2016 – End of 2017).