Target Entrepreneurs

Client Organizations and Entrepreneurs

Organizations

   EFour programs are designed for the following types of  organizations:

  • Global aid/donor agencies focusing on small business development

 

  • Development consulting firms with microenterprise/SME development contracts

 

  • Companies and nonprofit organizations that support entrepreneurship

 

  • Development finance institutions

 

  • Venture capital and investment firms specializing in emerging economies 

 

  • Local governments with small business support programs

 

  • Chambers of commerce in, or partnered with, developing countries

 

  • Local community groups or cooperatives

 

  • Universities and school systems teaching entrepreneurship

 

  • Trade organizations and business associations

 

  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs supporting supply chains in low-income countries

 

  • Incubators and accelerators in or serving emerging economies

EFou

EFour programs can be used for startups and established businesses

 

EShool is suitable for entrepreneurs who:

  • Have some tertiary-level education or basic business training, including good communication, numeracy, and computer skills

 

  • Have a passion for starting or expanding a business

 

  • Need specialized help to write a business plan or understand financials

 

  • Require personalized guidance to identify growth and problem areas

 

  • Need help understanding business terms and principles, and applying them to their business

 

  • Would benefit from expert group coaching and peer learning

 

  • Are motivated and disciplined to complete the coursework each week, engage in discussion, and accept feedback during group sessions 

 

  • Have access to a computer with good speakers and microphone, printer, and reliable internet

 

"I am extremely happy to have gained some knowledge through the ECoaching experience. I have learnt so much in a short while and I am now able to make projections on my business as well as grow my business without fear.

 

Thanks to Donna and Arun for their exceptional hand-holding skills. Entrepreneurs should go through this process to be able to set SMART goals and achieve them."

 

Lilian A. Onyegbulam, Nigeria

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