COMPANY PROGRAM
Young Entrepreneurs Competition (YEC)

READY TO COMPETE NEXT NOVEMBER IN OMAN?!

INJAZ Lebanon's Company Program gives University students the opportunity to enter the world of entrepreneurship! They get to organize themselves into management teams, select a business idea, raise capital, prepare a business plan, market and sell their product or service. Students will get the opportunity to be mentored by professional volunteers in order to grow their business idea further.

The program culminates in the annual Young Entrepreneurs Competition (YEC) to choose the winner of the Best Company Award. Winning team will then represent Lebanon by attending the regional Young Arab Entrepreneurs Competition organized by INJAZ Al-Arab and compete against the winners from 14 Arab countries, part of INJAZ network.

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Benefits

  • Work closely with an experienced mentor on turning your abstract idea into a successful reality. Each team will be assigned a mentor available to meet with you 2 hours per week throughout the full cycle.
  • Compete during the annual INJAZ Lebanon Young Entrepreneurs Competition (YEC) over the Best Company Award.
  • Represent Lebanon at the INJAZ Al-Arab’s regional Young Entrepreneurs Competition and compete against teams from 13 Arab countries.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be current university students.
  • Applications should be submitted by the team with a minimum of 2 members.
  • Teams should have at least formed a business idea.
  • Applicants should be able to commit to the program's meeting hours for 2hrs/week along 12 weeks starting April 2019

Need help?
Reach us on 01-493 740 or send your email to programs@injaz-lebanon.org

Session
01

Define it!

Brainstorm a problem or a challenge and find a corresponding idea/solution to resolve it.

Session
02-03

Decide it!

Introduce company structure, departments, communication channels and identity. Finalize and decide on the product/service idea to pursue.

Session
04-05

Design it!

Assign team members to key roles and outline their job descriptions in the company. Shortlist the company name. Finalize Financial Planning and Sales Pitch.

Session
06-07

Develop it!

Develop and design the company's chosen product/service. Develop, revise and finalize the company's marketing strategy.

Session
08-12

Do it!

Monitor, evaluate and plan ongoing production, marketing and sales of product/service. Assess and evaluate the company's performance. Critically reflect on, discuss and evaluate the INJAZ Company Program and the start-up process. Prepare for the INJAZ Young Entrepreneurs Competition!