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Economic Growth

Some of the Economic Growth projects funded by MEPI have focused on entrepreneurship training, women in technology and building corporate governance systems.


2010
International Strategic Alliances
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

This presentation outlines the importance of forming global alliances in the context of a globalized economy. It touches upon why a company should want to create alliances and also points out some of the disadvantages associated with alliances. Also included are examples of some strategies used by internationally renowned companies

2010
Financing Growth
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

This presentation focuses on securing funding for companies. It touches upon firm lifecycles, gives an overview of the challenges of growing firms and then lists different types of equity capital. It details the art and science of equity investing and finishes with a list of "Top 10 lies of entrepreneurs."

2010
Employee Ownership: A Business Strategy for Growth
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

The presentation describes employee ownership - what it is, why companies implement employee stock ownership plans (ESOPS), statistics on employee ownership in the U.S. and types of plans.

2010
Why Entrepreneurship?
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

This presentation offers an overview of  entrepreneurship, characteristics of entrepreneurs and a model of entrepreneurial management.

2010
Ethical Decision-Making
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

The presentation gives an overview of ethics, social contract theory and ethical decision making. Also included are questions that decision-makers can ask themselves to assess whether they are making ethical choices.

2010
Survey of Ethical Theoretic Aptitudes
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

This handout accompanies the Ethical Decision-Making presentation and provides a survey on ethical aptitudes. It was reproduced from F. Neil Brady's Ethical Managing: Rules and Results (1990; Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, New York: pages 211-213).

2010
GateDellway Goes to China
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

This document describes how a US-based firm managed to enter the Chinese PC market by forming a strategic alliance with a company in China.

2010
Entrepreneurial Marketing
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

This presentation on entrepreneurial marketing explains the new environment in which companies need to adapt their marketing strategies. It outlines the importance of respecting rules and values, different types of advertizing methods and top marketing pitfalls to watch for. Also included are links to marketing resources in the Middle East.

2010
Case Study: Cash Flow Crisis at Jedda Company - What Should Hamad Alavi Do?
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

This document gives an example of a company going through cash flow issues. There are questions for readers to answer relating to decisions the company would need to make to survive.

2010
Projecting Cash Needs - Exercise
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

This document is an exercise using the Cash Flow Ratios to project cash needs of the company. Included is an income statement for analysis.

2010
Work Sheets: Innovation Strategies - A Workshop for the MEET U.S. Program
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

These worksheets follow the structure of the Innovation Strategies presentation and invite trainees to reflect on directions for corporate entrepreneurship, leveraging corporate assets, process innovation and product development.

2010
Preparing To Negotiate
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

This presentation introduces the notion of BATNA (Best Alternative To Negotiated Agreement) and offers tips on how to negotiate salaries and benefits.

2010
Executing Strategy with the Balanced Scorecard
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

This presentation explains balanced scorecard (BSC) fundamentals and what a good BSC should show. Included for reference are examples of strategy maps prepared by firms.

2010
Innovation Strategies - A Workshop for the MEET U.S. Program
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)

This presentation focuses on the concept of corporate entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial intensity, the importance of developing skills in creativity, and strategies for entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity.

Crs   mentor project   beirut 2015
This 2015 Catholic Relief Services workshop in Beirut was for Middle East-North Africa Civil Society Organizations Training and Organizational Development Response (MENTOR) project. Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

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