Entrepreneurship Training

Entrepreneurship can play a critical role in creating economic opportunity and changing lives. AMIDEAST is committed to working with local, regional, and international partners to advance entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa through programs and initiatives that raise awareness and provide training opportunities for men and women alike.

AMIDEAST Entrepreneur Institute — Lebanon
Since 2014, the AMIDEAST Entrepreneur Institute in Beirut has advanced entrepreneurship in Lebanon. The institute offers training in business basics and other support to new and aspiring entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their business ventures.
Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP) — Egypt
In partnership with Citi Foundation, AMIDEAST is helping young aspiring entrepreneurs in the Cairo area to get their business ideas off the ground. Launched in 2016, the two-year YEP is helping to build a new generation of entrepreneurs in Egypt.
OCP Skills Centers — Morocco
The entrepreneurship training track offered at AMIDEAST-managed OCP Skills Centers in Benguerir, Dakhla, Khouribga, and Laayoune is enabling youth in these Moroccan communities to realize their dreams of owning a business. Click here for more information.