ICT Based Education & Entrepreneurship within National Knowledge Economy (KE) Models


  • Bridging the gap between entrepreneurs and policy makers
  • What do entrepreneurs want from policy makers ?
  • How can policies support Knowledge-based and Entrepreneurship skills.

What will you gain?

  • Briefly introducing a knowledge economy model: To think of a country making money out of knowledge (more than half of its GDP)
  • A bit on knowledge transfer and knowledge absorption within identified KE transfer channels: to think how can we use this knowledge to create & sustain economic growth and job creation.
  • A bleak look at unemployment in the MENA: figures and numbers; the urgency to create jobs.
  • The need to move fast.
  • Zooming in on the needed skills and secrets of a successful scaled out approach.
  • Focus on a successful model of teachers and students training.

Who should attend?

  • Policy makers, entrepreneurs, education specialists
  • This workshop brings the policy maker and the entrepreneur together.
  • How can entrepreneurs understand the real challenges facing them and how can they orient their policy makers.
  • How can policy makers create enabling environments by connecting socio-economic régimes, innovation (R&D, S&T), education and ICT horizontally towards economic growth and job creation.
  • Education and the need to mass train and connect with local communities.

Workshop will be conducted by Reem N. Bsaiso, Senior ICT Consultant