The University of Ghana Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (UGIEP), implemented by Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN)-Ghana in partnership with University of Ghana Institute of Applied and Science and Technology (IAST). Will host a webinar on Advancing Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Job Creation: The Role of Higher Education
The webinar will bring together experts in academia and industry to share their perspectives on the fundamental pillars needed to drive innovation and entrepreneurship within the context of higher education and job creation.
Education has the power to shape the world by imparting knowledge that shapes the orientation and skill sets of the next generation who are expected to create profitable businesses to sustain national economies.
A panel will explore the intersection between higher education, innovation, and entrepreneurship, with a goal that seeks to answer the following questions:
What is the role of higher education and higher educational institutions in innovation and entrepreneurship?
Does Ghana’s current educational structure address the skills gaps and cater to future entrepreneurs and innovators?
How can higher educational institutions be positioned to attract and nurture entrepreneurial talents, and churn out relevant innovations to propel the economy?
The panelists will leverage on : key enablers, institutional processes, capabilities, opportunities and share practical examples from other parts of the world to support their submissions and suggestions.
Date : 21st Oct. 20212
Time : 2pm GMT
Venue : online via zoom
Register for free participation at www.ugiep.org/webinar
Confirmed Panel Speakers
Prof. Kanes Rajah
(Executive Director, CEPD London, and former Dean of Business Schools in UK and South Africa)
Mr. Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia
Entrepreneur, Lawyer and Academic
Dr. George Acheampong
Senior Lecturer, University of Ghana Business School
Mrs. Amma Lartey
CEO , Impact Investing Ghana
Nii – Kwashie Aryeetey
Inventor & Innovation Strategist
Sign. Stephen Gyasi-Kwaw
( Country Founder/MD, Global Entrepreneurship Network-Ghana )
Tel: 0206621106 , Email : [email protected]
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