Nowadays it is important for many universities to adopt the concept of development using the model University 3.0 and 4.0, which means that during their study time, students may not only gain deep knowledge in the field of their chosen specialty, but also acquire entrepreneur skills. In this case, special entrepreneur ecosystem forms at the university, which may become the support for development of youth business initiatives and the creation of students’ start-ups. The activ
CaseKey Business Case Competition 2021 is an entrepreneurial contest for outstanding students and young working professionals independent of their level of expertise or their professional background. CaseKey aspires to promote Armenian businesses on local and global arenas. To be able to participate in the contest, participants form groups of 3-5 people. The teams then pass coaching and training sessions, read a business case and provide a solution for the problem or the situ
Gomel, Belarus SMART-caffe BTEU organized the 3 rd set of trainings for students (online). During the trainings students got information on how to create own business project,launch a startup, understand the principles of developing business; learn how to manage time, work in a team, create business plans.
In ASEM, the SMART cafe was launched in December 2020 and is considered a key component of the ASEM pro-business ecosystem. The cafe can be found in the ASEM organizational chart through the Z_Lab ASEM Pro-business Education & Services Center. The SMART cafe is both a physical space used for coworking, organizing networking events, but also a program, in which users benefit from software and hardware support, training, coaching, mentoring. The activity of the ASEM SMART Caffe
One of the important achievements of the ASEM and USAM team within the SMART project is the handbook `Startup's finances: how to project finances & get funding`. The paper is actually a guide, dedicated to novice entrepreneurs, which explains step-by-step how to plan finances for a future business - the most complicated problem that entrepreneurs face when they intend to attract financing. The paper also presents the specific sources of financing for startups, being offered a
At the Alecu Russo Balti State University (USARB) in Republic of Moldova, completed the second edition of the Entrepreneurship School “Be SMART with USARB”, organized in the framework of the SMART –585620-EPP-1-2017-1- EL-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP Fostering university-enterprise cooperation and entrepreneurship of students via SMART Caffes, co-funded by the ERASMUS+ programme of the European Union. Both editions of Entrepreneurship Schools with the generic "Be SMART with USARB" were pro
The online training course organized by Gavar State University on “Creative Problem Solutions” is over. The training was conducted on July 15-22, 2020 within the framework of EU “ERASMUS + Fostering University-Enterprise Cooperation and Entrepreneurship of Students via Smart Caffes (SMART)” project. Hundreds of specialists took part in the training, including lecturers from Gavar, Yerevan, Goris State Universities, both experienced and young teachers and pedagogues from diffe
On July 2, a new project coordination meeting was held, in which the entire consortium participated. The purpose of this meeting has been the organization of the next transnational meeting, which will take place in August, and the monitoring of current actions. The SMART Caffes project has 4 months left to finish its activity after 4 years. During this time, the physical spaces and the entrepreneurship platform (https://smartchannel.org/home) have been developed satisfactoril
The SMART Entrepreneurship Summer School was held at the SMART Entrepreneurship Center of Brusov State University from June 21-25. During the SMART days, participants were presented with a series of tools to obtain new ideas and become entrepreneurial leaders. The summer school was developed specifically for young Europeans with no prior experience starting or running their own businesses.
During the pandemic, ASEM organized 3 SMART schools online: SMART summer school (July- August 2020). For summer school was used the option of Social learning group, offered by the social network Facebook. more than 100 people joined the group and were involved in the activities of the summer school. See here the link to the FB group (www.facebook.com/groups/1192085744482499/). See the summer school program: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vV-oQMOGbFDuU33hGety9hS-sGueqOs9/vi
In order to disseminate information about the impact of Capacity Building projects on the development of university education in Moldova, but also to motivate universities and academics to apply new project proposals, the ERASMUS + National Office produced an advertising spot, which presents 4 success stories, one of which is the story of the SMART project. Elena Simciuc, Agrarian University of Moldova, and Tatiana Bucos, Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, talk about the
In the context of the celebration of Europe Day, Alecu Russo Balti State University (USARB) organized from 9 to 25 May 2021, activities focused on messages of solidarity, promotion of freedom and peace, facilitating the understanding by young students of how the European Community governs through unity, respect for Human Rights and plenary support of the Republic Of Moldova, in general, and USARB, in particular. The SMART project was presented at the sixth edition of the Eras
SMART-caffe BTEU organised a smart weekend in the city of Vetka in frames of SMART project of the Erasmus+ programme. The smart weekend was attended by administration, lecturers and students of the University, entrepreneurs and practitioners. Educational and tourist project “Smart Weekends” is being implemented as part of activity of SMART caffe in BTEU. The project is aimed at raising cultural level and general outlook, expanding knowledge about historical and cultural value
Minister of Taxes and Duties of the Republic of Belarus Nalivaiko S. visited Belarusian Trade and Economics University of Consumer Cooperatives. During the visit, the Minister also came over SMART caffe and met with its head Vitaly Doroshko and students involved in activity of SMART caffe. During the visit information on SMART project, its aims and objectives as well as on SMART caffe and its capabilities was presented to the Minister.
The second set of trainings consisting of 4 modules was held at SMART caffe BTEU as a part of SMART project. 35 students took part in the trainings. According to survey, participants of the training highly appreciated professionalism of the lecturers, as well as, the content of the training program. Following the results of participation in the trainings all students received certificates.
Smart Caffes Moldova presents SMART Talks Meet Cédric Waldburger.
A talk on venture capital financing for STARTUPS, Given by Cédric Waldburgue. Cédric has been building ventures since he was 14 years old. He’s built and sold companies in the creative, consumer and blockchain space. He has a degree from ETH Zurich in Electrical Engineering and is passionate about tough riddles, great products and the future of financial technology. He believes in decluttering everything, live
Today, June 11, the #Smarttalks activity begins. This is an initiative of the "Management" Master's Educational Program of the Brusov State University and SMART Caffe, which aims to: 1. promote and stimulate the interest of the graduates of the Brusov State University to work in enterprises, especially in the field of information technology. 2. develop the knowledge about entrepreneurship, high-information technologies, their applicability, to increase the interest of the Uni
Attention 🔊 Attention 🔊 Do you have an interesting and unique business idea? Do you know how to make a change? Are you looking for a great opportunity❓ Graduates Association of Brusov State University in cooperation with the “SMART Caffe” Entrepreneurship Center at Brusov State University with the financial support of BSU Graduate Tigran Sahakyan are happy to present SMART Start-Up 2020 Program: Financial Support to Successful Start-Ups💡 How to Apply Individuals and teams
“SMART Caffe” Entrepreneurship Center at Brusov State University (BSU) invites all the interested students and graduates, as well as other entrepreneurs to join the SMART Caffe, be a part of the SMART team, apply and become an entrepreneur. All those who struggle to find a solid idea to transform into a business, or have starting ideas or creative potentials, but lack skills and resources to realize those potentials, or simply need a creative and supporting environment, as we
The Erasmus + CBHE SMART project (Promotion of university-business cooperation and entrepreneurship of students through SMART Caffes) was presented on January 21, at the American University of Armenia, during the Erasmus Project Dissemination Conference + CBHE BOOST (Boosting the strategy and marketing of the internationalization of Armenian universities).