AMIDEAST Entrepreneur Institute


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

Start Your Own Business Workshop:

For more information about the “Start Your Own Business” workshop, please contact us

via or by telephone at 01-989901, ext. 236.

Schedule:                           January 24 – May 2, 2019 

                                            Every Thursday from 6 – 9 pm 

Fee:                                     $600 

                                         -  Limited partial scholarship funding only available for committed, serious 

                                            entrepreneurs and for early bird registrations.

                                         -  Payment facilities available for early bird registrations

Deadline:                         -  Early Bird Registration Deadline:  January 17, 2019

                                         -  Regular Registration Deadline: January 21, 2019

Location:                            AMIDEAST office, Downtown Beirut, Lebanon


Click here for the registration form


Grow Your Own Business Workshop:

For more information about the “Grow Your Own Business” workshop, please contact us

via or by telephone at 01-989901, ext. 236.


Entrepreneurship-related Programs:

  • Professional Fellows Program: AMIDEAST and Legacy International are administering a fully-funded six-week fellowship program, including two weeks of intensive training and four weeks of fellowship placement at an organization in Washington D.C.
  • Citi - Skills for Success: AMIDEAST and the Citi Foundation will train 72 youth on finding a job or starting their own business. Participants will benefit from 275 hours of training over a 10-month period.


About the 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.



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