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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

“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…)

ICSB supports the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, emerging data show that all types of violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, has intensified. ICSB says ENOUGH.

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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.[1]  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.


It is Entrepreneurship Time: Ecosystem Building: An Idea Coming of Age?
Economic and Social Crises and the Power of Data
Our small companies at the heart of the European Commission’s big efforts to deliver on the SDGs


Current Status of Museums and Digital Platforms: Passion and Persistence
Real Essence of Sustainable Growth
Evoking Ecosystems: As Nature Intended
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The Future of Leadership
Humane Entrepreneurship in Practice
True Equitable Embodiment
A New Type of Professor
Knowing Knowledge and the Future
Humane Entrepreneurship in Action


Watch the 2020 MSMEs Day at the United Nations covering First Responders to Societal Needs.

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