Open call for applications: Entrepreneurship and Innovation international courses

Washington, D.C., October 12th, 2015 – Supporting the promotion, consolidation and expansion of sustainable businesses in the Americas, especially those led by young, is one of the shared aims between the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), and the Government of Israel. Both recently announced two International Courses taking place in Israel during the first quarter of 2016.

Each course accepts up to 30 students, which will be chosen throughout a competitive selection process. The training sessions will be taken in the Training Center Golda Meir Monte Carmel (MCTC), located in Haifa, just 45 minutes away from Tel Aviv, city known because of its solid global Start-Up environment. Besides the Plenary Session and practical exercises, the participants will attend Study Visits, Conferences, Networking Spaces, Cultural and Religious Tours.

The applications are to be presented in the Diplomatic Missions of Israel. For a more detailed Information and requirements:


Course: Innovative Businesses: From the Idea to the Business Running

Date: January 4th - January 21st, 2016.

Language: English

Submission Deadline: Novembre 6th, 2015.




Course: Business Support Business

Date: February 29th, 2016 – March 24th, 2016.

Language: Spanish

Submission Deadline: December 29th, 2015.



YABT, MCTC, and the Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) uphold close cooperation in order to support countries in the Americas. They join efforts, for the promotion and development of policy and programs, in order for the entrepreneurship to turn into the driver of the sustainable economic growth.



About the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT)

The Young Americas Business Trust  (YABT) is an international non-profit organization founded in 1999. YABT works in cooperation with the General Secretariat of the Organization of Americas States (OAS) supporting the goals of the OAS and mandates of the Summit of the Americas. By developing and implementing programs and activities that foster the entrepreneurial spirit and leadership in youth from the member countries of the Americas, the YABT addresses poor and creates new opportunities for them.  Join this action:



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