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The International Council for Small Business (ICSB) is a non-profit organization devoted to continuing management education for entrepreneurs and small business. Founded in 1955, the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) was the first international membership organization to promote the growth and development of small businesses worldwide. The organization brings together educators, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from around the world to share knowledge and expertise in their respective fields through publications, programs, workshops, training sessions and certifications



ICSB Member of the Week

Saleha Khumawala is currently working as a Professor of Accounting (University of Houston) and Founding Director of SURE. (Read more…)

Our #4 Top Trend for 2021 (Digital Distinction) In Action 🗞️

Digital Distinctions and Platforms can be the edge for #entrepreneurs and #SMEs. Tying your business’s investment in digital presence to skills/educational opportunities is a smart way of growing your footprint.


📢 Today at 14:00 CET we launch the new @ILO
World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO) report on the impact of digital labour platforms on the #worldofwork.

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Internship opportunity alert! Jobs for Peace and Resilience (JPR) @ilo

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The Entrepreneurial Journey Part 1 – Are You Ready – The Entrepreneurial Mindset

Many people aspire to be an entrepreneur. But most do not really know what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Before you embark on the entrepreneurial journey you will need to seriously reflect on whether or not the journey is right for you and whether or not you are ready for the journey. Many experts suggest there are distinctive personal characteristics that are required to be a successful entrepreneur. Some have described this as the “entrepreneurial mindset.”

Alternative Investments and Cryptocurrencies

There are numerous investment options for traditional investment classes, such as real estate, precious metals, equity investments, fixed-income securities and cash. However, over the past few years, investors worldwide have witnessed a rapidly evolving alternative finance landscape.


Re-imagine Series: Depression
Re-imagine Series: Imagine all the People Livin' Life in Peace
The Crucial Elements of the Financial Decision-Making Process


AACSB and Entrepreneurship: How An Accreditation Association is Paving a New Path Forward
Certificate Program for Educators
UN Sustainable Development Goals: How Companies Stack Up
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Watch the 2020 MSMEs Day at the United Nations covering First Responders to Societal Needs.

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