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ICSB Global launches Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Program – New York and Taiwan

ICSB Global launches Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Program – New York and Taiwan


Call for Cohort Two (New York, May 10-11) & Cohort Three (Taiwan June 26-29)

 

ICSB, founded in 1955, is very proud to announce the launch of the ICSB Global Certificate Program in Social Entrepreneurship now being offered in-person or online using the latest online Learning Management System (LMS). For over two years, ICSB has been preparing the best content from its worldwide experts to develop a comprehensive and truly global social entrepreneurship certificate program.

The ICSB Global Social Entrepreneurship Program now offers a unique in-person and online educational hybrid instruction model where participants can join in-person at different ICSB events. Alternatively, participants can take all the modules online. Finally, participants can join in-person some session and then complete the remainder online. Please view a sample of an online segment: (click here for sample segment and view our website www.ICSBGLOBAL.org).

ICSB is pleased to announce that you are now able to join one of the two upcoming cohorts:

Cohort 2: New York – May 10-11, 2018

or

Cohort 3: Taiwan, June 26-29, 2018

 

 

Details for Cohort 2: New York – May 10-11, 2018

Available Seats: 15 seats (click here to register)

Location:
St. John’s University
101 Astor Place
Located in Manhattan’s East Village
St. John’s University’s Manhattan campus is easily accessible by public and private transportation from anywhere in the region.

Program:

Thursday, May 10, 2018: Join ICSB at the United Nations
Location: United Nations, NY.

9:30:  Check-in at the United Nations Main Entrance
10:30: Round-table Discussions by Theme
13:30-18:00: Forum for Entrepreneurs and Micro-, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
18:30 – 20:00: Reception (location to be confirmed)

Friday, May 11, 2018, ICSB Global Certificate at St. John’s University – Manhattan Campus
Location: St. John’s University, 101 Astor Place, New York, NY 10003

9:30: Check-in (lunch provided at 12 noon)
10:00: Welcome Remarks from Director, Dr. Tony Mendes and start Module One
12:00: Working Lunch Provided
14:00: Conclusion of Modules One, Two, and Three

 

Details for Cohort 3: Taiwan 26-29, 2018

Available Seats: 20 seats  (click here to register)

Location:
Taipei New Horizon (Main Congress Venue and SE Certificate Venue)
No. 88, Yanchang Rd, Xinyi District
Taipei, Taiwan

Program:
9:30: Check-in (lunch provided at 12 noon)
10:00: Welcome Remarks from Director, Dr. Tony Mendes and start Module One
12:00: Working Lunch Provided
14:00: Conclusion of Modules One, Two, and Three

If you register for the ICSB Global Social Entrepreneurship Certificate, ICSB will include, at no additional cost, the registration to the ICSB World Congress to be hosted in Taiwan from June 26 – 29.

If you unable to join either cohort in New York or Taiwan, you will be able to complete the entire certificate online using our state-of-the-art LMS (Learning Management System). Three options are now available for you to complete the ICSB Global Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Program.

Each ICSB Global SE certificate requires you complete three (3) mandatory modules followed by two (2) elective modules from over 14 modules provided.  The ICSB Global SE certificate offers an invaluable experience of being able to interact with participants from across the globe and from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and knowledge. ICSB brings over 60 years of knowledge to this certificate program.

ICSB Global SE certificate is under the leadership of Dr. Tony Mendes, USASBE Past President, and current ICSB Vice President. Dr. Mendes founded the USASBE Social Entrepreneurship certificate program and will now lead the ICSB Global SE certificate.

63rd Annual World Congress: Call for Papers

63rd Annual World Congress: Call for Papers

Click here to view the official call for papers flyer.

The 63rd ICSB World Congress, to be held in Taipei, Taiwan, will feature authors and renowned speakers that will explore the roles SMEs play in developing economies and “reshaping the world”. Taiwan’s small and medium enterprises have been recognized as the key driving force of the country’s economic development over the past half century. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have contributed significantly to the economic growth of Taiwan.

The theme of the 2018 congress is “Reshaping the World Through Innovative SMEs”. We invite authors to submit extended abstracts for program consideration. All competitive papers, competitive workshops, teaching cases and experiences MUST be submitted through the online submission system at https://www.softconf.com/i/icsb2018/. Each submission should specify one of the tracks below. The tracks were chosen to reflect the theme of the congress and the current state of innovation and entrepreneurship.

1. Academic entrepreneurship
2. SMEs and the Digital Economy
3. Entrepreneurial finance
4. Entrepreneurship & SME Policy, Ecosystems and National Innovation systems
5. Entrepreneurship and Disruptive Innovation
6. Entrepreneurship and SMEs in developing regions
7. Entrepreneurship education, learning, and knowledge dissemination
8. Entreprenurship, Arts and Music
9. Family firms – Management, Growth and Succession
10. Food & agricultural entrepreneurship
11. Humane Entrepreneurship
12. Intrapreneurship
13. Methodological challenges and new research methods applied to SME and Entrepreneurship research
14. National & regional innovation systems, ecosystems and policies
15. SME and technology innovation
16. Social innovation and Sustainability
17. Sustinable Development Goals and SMEs
18. Talent development and human capital of SMEs
19. Women entrepreneurship
20. Youth and Entrepreneurship

“Foundational Research in Entrepreneurship Studies: Insightful Contributions and Future Pathways”

“Foundational Research in Entrepreneurship Studies: Insightful Contributions and Future Pathways”

A new upcoming book titled ” Foundational Research in Entrepreneurship Studies: Insightful Contributions and Future Pathways” will be released in a few months and reflects upon 13 classic articles. Dean Shepherd and Per Davidsson wrote the foreword and afterword of this book.

The book covers the following classics:

Ket De Vries (1977)
Pennings (1982)
Miller (1983)
Gartner (1985)
Bowen & Hisrich (1986)
Bird (1988)
Covin & Slevin (1989); Lumpkin & Dess (1996)
Baumol (1990)
Krueger (1993); Krueger & Brazeal(1994)
Aldrich & Fiol (1994)
Venkataraman (1997)

ICSB 2018 Congress – Best Paper and Recognition Awards – Announced

ICSB 2018 Congress – Best Paper and Recognition Awards – Announced

ICSB 2018 Congress – June 26 -29th

Visit icsb2018.org

ICSB 2018 Congress announces the categories from best paper and recognition awards. All papers submitted will be automatically entered into these categories. The awards carry various recognition and will be presented during the conference and the signature gala event.

Submission Deadline: March 16, 2018

Award Number One: The Best Paper for Journal Small Business Management (JSBM)

  • $500 monetary award
  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Two: The Best Humane Entrepreneurship Paper

  • $500 monetary award
  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Three: The Best High Growth Women’s Entrepreneurship Paper

  • $250 monetary award
  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Four: The Best Youth Entrepreneurship Paper

  • $250 monetary award
  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Five: The Best Paper from North and South America

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Six: The Best Paper from Europe

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Seven: The Best Paper from Middle East & Africa

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift 

Award Number Eight: The Best Paper from Asia

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Nine: The Best Paper from Australia and New Zealand

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Ten: The Best Paper from the Caribbean

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Eleven: The Best Paper on Micro-, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises and SDGs

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the conference
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Twelve: The KAI Yang Award (New)

  • Best Paper from Taiwan in honor of Dr. Kai Yang – longest serving ICSB Board Member
  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the conference
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Thirteen: The Brian Gibson Practitioner Award (New)

  • Best Paper in honor of Dr. Brian Gibson
  • Paper needs to focus on entrepreneurs in the practice of a profession, occupation,
  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the conference
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Fourteen: The Erik K. Winslow Best Doctoral Paper Award (New)

  • Best Paper in honor of Dr. Erik K. Winslow
  • Paper lead author needs to be a doctoral student
  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the conference
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Fifteen: The Lillian Dreyer Advocate Award (New)

  • Given to deserving individual who supports women in research and practice in the area of entrepreneurship and small business worldwide
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Sixteen: The Kitty Hawk Best Experiential Education Exercise Award (New)

  • Best Education Experiential Workshop in honor of Dr. Reg Litz
  • Presented at conference
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift
World Government Summit 2018

World Government Summit 2018

From: www.worldgovernmentsummit.org

The World Government Summit is a global platform dedicated to shaping the future of government worldwide. Each year, the Summit sets the agenda for the next generation of governments with a focus on how they can harness innovation and technology to solve universal challenges facing humanity.

The World Government Summit is a knowledge exchange center at the intersection between government, futurism, technology, and innovation. It functions as a thought leadership platform and networking hub for policymakers, experts, and pioneers in human development.

The Summit is a gateway to the future as it functions as a stage for analysis of the future trends, issues, and opportunities facing humanity. It is also an arena to showcase innovations, best practice, and smart solutions to inspire creativity to tackle these future challenges.

The upcoming edition of the summit will bring pivotal changes to the structure of the event with a series of specialised international forums to explore vital future topics including artificial intelligence, space, youth and happiness, climate change and the Global Policy Platform. The event will also witness the announcement of new initiatives that translate the outcomes of WGS 2017 into action.

Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future and Chairman of WGS, said, “In line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the summit has become an incubator for the future and a catalyst to shape global trends. The event has evolved into a leader of change that supports the transformation of the results of scientific foresight into practical applications, solutions and tools that governments can use to improve the quality of life.”

He delivered the statement during the World Government Summit Dialogue in the presence of Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, Ohoud bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Happiness and Wellbeing and Vice Chairman of WGS, Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, and Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence and Managing Direct of WGS. The main partners of the Summit and a host of officials, leaders and representatives of local and international media also attended the event.

Al Gergawi revealed that the summit will convene 4,000 attendees from 140 countries, including the representatives of 16 international organisations, heads of state, prime ministers and dignitaries from the public and private sectors, in 120 interactive sessions with more than 130 speakers.

Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future also announced that India will be the guest of honour at this year’s forum. “India has been selected as this year’s guest of honor for its economic and development experience that deserves to be presented as a model for developing countries and emerging economies worldwide. The country has the world’s best executive heads in various fields, in addition to its scientific contributions and programmes in the areas of space and technology.”

He noted that the sixth edition of the World Government Summit will cover ten topics including the ‘Future of Integrated Health and Biotechnology’, ‘Future Societies: Human Culture and the Human Development Journey in the Next Century’, ‘Climate Change’, ‘India’s Development Experience’, ‘Nation-Branding’, ‘The Importance of Hope in Shaping a Better Future for Humanity’, ‘Cyber-States’, ‘Future of Global Governance’, ‘Future of Personalised Education’, ‘Cryptocurrencies and the Future of Financial Markets’, and ‘New Dimensions of Justice in the Age of Technology’.

He explained that the agenda will address the topics in a broad manner while putting a spotlight on new concepts, such as justice in the age of technology, government branding, and hope and future prospects, emphasising that the summit seeks to keep pace with the latest trends and develop proactive solutions.

The list of WGS 2018 participants includes presidents of international organisations, such as Jim Kim, President of the World Bank, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD, Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO, Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, Roberto Azevedo, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, and Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation, WHO.

Among the most prominent experts and scholars in attendance are futurist Michio Kaku, author and pioneer of the New Age movement; Deepak Chopra, political scientist; Professor Francis Fukuyama; co-founder of The Huffington Post, Ariana Huffington; philosopher Malcolm Gladwell; and biotechnologist Craig Venter.

UEB Works with Korean Research Institutes and Universities

UEB Works with Korean Research Institutes and Universities

On January 23rd, 1818, leaders of University of Economics and Business – VNU received and worked with representatives of research institutes and universities from Korea.

Attending the meeting, Mr. Ki-Chan Kim, Chairman of the Small Business Research Association (ICSB) and Chairman of the Economic Innovation Board, National Economic Advisory Council; Mr. Lee Jeong Hee – Director of Small and Medium Research Association; GS. Il Im – Yonsei University; GS. Lee, Il Han – Chung Ang Business School.

Representatives of the International Monetary Fund Nguyen Anh Thu – Vice Rector, Assoc. Nguyen Viet Khoi – Vice Dean of FIBE, MSc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Duc Lam – Deputy Director of Research & Development Department.

The meeting is an opportunity for Korean guests and representatives of UEB to exchange opportunities for cooperation in training, research and other areas of mutual interest.

At the meeting, representatives of Yonsei University proposed cooperation in exchanging and organizing short courses for graduate students. Representatives of the two research institutes wish to cooperate with the researchers and lecturers of the University of Economics in the fields of mutual interest and at the same time make suggestions in seeking funding for research projects. . Representative of Chung Ang University of Business talked with UEB on setting up a corporate network to support the school in activities such as internship, practical, scholarship and research.

Exchanging with the partners, UEB leaders expressed their wish to promote the proposed cooperation activities. At the same time, UEB and representatives from Korean universities and institutes pledged to exchange more information to realize the idea of ​​cooperation in the future.