Morocco, Rabat

Sustainable entreperneurship in Africa

when 2 July 2018 - 13 July 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 1250

Africa is emerging, the highest economic growth rates among the world can be found on this continent. Africa governments are increasingly focusing on sustainable entrepreneurship, which aim to make a positive impact on economic, social, ecological and cultural development of the 54 countries on the continent.
During this module, taught in English, students will be given a specific business problem that they will have to solve in an international, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team. In-depth knowledge and practical experiences will be taught by speakers from Thuas, University of Leiden, entrepreneurs and non-governmental organizations active in Africa.

Course leader

Marco Rensma

Target group

Bachelor students and young professionals interested in sustainable entrepreneurship in Africa.

Course aim

Every morning, from Monday to Thursday there will be inspiring lectures illustrated with real life stories and interactive discussions around business issues. In the afternoons students will work in workshops on solving their business case. In the evenings, students can explore the vibrant city of Rabat where the module is given. On the first Friday of this module students can visit a local company. During the last Friday of the module, there will be a closing event in which students present their work to each other and related stakeholders.

Fee info

EUR 1250: The fee is 1250 for two weeks. This does not include housing

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