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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
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ICSB Member of the Week
“I am an entrepreneur coach. For over 25 years now. I know, I started my business early even before I graduated as a Business Administration student. Although back then, I introduced myself as an entrepreneur consultant to small business owners. What struck me back then was that owner-managers didn’t have a clear view of their own entrepreneurial traits and skills. And it impacted their business greatly. That puzzled me.” (Read more…)
Women Entrepreneurs - Global Impact
This past week, members from around the business world gathered for the first ICSB Global Women Entrepreneurship (WE) Conference, a space designed for women that dare to pursue creative solutions for greater global impact. This conference comes at a crucial juncture, as MSMEs and entrepreneurs navigate an emerging and constantly changing business ecosystem. As we come together to reconsider and reimagine our world, it is clear that women play an increased and vital role in creating new, sustainable business practices.
Can You Afford Your Disease? How the Presidential Election will Determine the Future of the Free Market
For 68% of American voters, the cost of healthcare, including pharmaceutical drugs, was an important facet in determining whether they would vote for President Trump or Former Vice President Joe Biden. In fact, many Americans have stated they are willing to pay higher taxes and forgo new drug developments if it meant a decrease in prescription drug costs.