AMIDEAST Entrepreneur Institute


AMIDEAST/Lebanon transitioned from its Cisco Entrepreneur Institute to the AMIDEAST Entrepreneur Institute in the spring of 2014. The Institute continues to offer training, networking, and individual support to people in Lebanon who want to launch or grow a business.

Since the launch of the Institute in 2010, AMIDEAST/Lebanon has trained over 300 aspiring entrepreneurs, business owners, and professionals on how to start a business, grow a business, develop a sales team, and spur business growth using ICT.


The AMIDEAST Entrepreneur Institute offers:

  • Entrepreneurship training delivered by a successful Lebanese entrepreneur
  • Advice from guest speakers and business advisors who are regional and local entrepreneurs or experts
  • An online platform including complete workshop materials
  • Our network of other entrepreneurs, business leaders and experts motivated to help you succeed
  • Participant guides
  • Business template documents
  • Business videos
  • Ongoing individual support
  • Networking events
  • A central source to keep you informed about all entrepreneurship activities and support in Lebanon
  • Power session trainings on topics you request

Upcoming Workshops:

Start Your Own Business workshop- Click here for the workshop brochure.

Register now for our upcoming “Start Your Own Business” workshop, scheduled to start on Thursday, February 23, 2017.  For more information, please contact Mirna Shidrawi via or by telephone at 01-989901, ext. 234.

Schedule:                           February 23, 2017 – May 18, 2017

                                              Every Thursday from 6 PM to 9 PM 

Facilitator:                          Andre Abi Awad

Fee:                                      $600 (limited partial scholarship funding and payment facilities available)

Location:                             AMIDEAST Offices, Beirut, Lebanon

Registration Deadline:    Thursday, February 16, 2017 - Click here for the registration form

For more information, please contact Mirna Shidrawi via email or via by telephone at 01-989901, ext. 234.

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