Two entrepreneurship workshops for Kingston today

Jamaica Observer

March 26, 2018

WES Edens, founder and chairman of New Fortress Energy (NFE), who is investing in Jamaica's transition to natural gas, has partnered with the Jonathan M Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at Brown University and the Mona School of Business & Management (MSBM) to host two entrepreneurship workshops today.

New Fortress, a global leader in the energy infrastructure business, said the workshops are part of his commitment to support the economic development and job creation in Jamaica.

These workshops, which will be held at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, at 9:30 am and the Jamaica Pegasus hotel at 3:00 pm, respectively, will be led by Danny Warshay, award-winning educator, successful entrepreneur, and executive director of the Jonathan M Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at Brown University.

A release from the organisers said Warshay will help participants to develop entrepreneurial confidence, to learn how to master and apply the structured Entrepreneurial Process, to use bottom-up research to find and validate unmet needs, and to build their entrepreneurial networks. Warshay will discuss the critical importance of observing and listening anthropologically and empathetically in the entrepreneurial process.

“Wherever I teach throughout the world, entrepreneurship is a key driver to economic development, and so teaching entrepreneurship is an essential catalyst for economic growth...

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