entrepreneurship and community engagement

Entrepreneurship Training to support Recovery and Resilience on Start-ups in the face of COVID-19 pandemic

RUFORUM is conducting a entreprenuership training on youth in starting up and managining their businesses, through diverse entrepreneurship programmes including; the RUFORUM Entrepreneurship Challenge Programme (RECAP) and African Young Entrepreneurs and Innovators forum and a field attachment programme award (FAPA) focusing on innovation, products, and markets., various young entrepreneurs are delivering a range of products some that directly address the COVID-19 pandemic needs while others are currently at a halt owing to the COVID-19 situation

 A recovery and resilience training programme is necessary to engage these young entrepreneurs in order not to lose all the opportunities and gains made by these young people. RUFORUM seeks to keep the entrepreneurship platform active and vibrant. With the support from the Mastercard Foundation through the TAGDev programme, RUFORUM is rolling out the Recovery and Resilience Entrepreneurship training programme

Training Objectives

  1. Provide skills to support business survival in the COVID-19 and post COVID-19 period.
  2. Structure businesses for growth and to be more resilient to external shocks.
  3. Facilitate innovation to take advantage of the opportunities created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  4. Empower beneficiaries at idea stage to start their businesses.

Training materials

1. Module One

  1. Introduction to Design Thinking
  2. Probem Identification
  3. Business Assement & Business model Canvas

2. Module Two

  1. Building a business model
  2.  The Tasks for Day 2
  3. Sales Marketing & Distribution

3. Module Three

  1. Setting Up & Communicating your business
  2. Business survival during COVID-19


Entrepreneurship Training Day one

Entrepreneurship Training Day Three

Different Forms of University Engagement with the Community

Entrepreneurial Education as Integral Component in Education

Alternative Methodologies and Models of Entrepreneurial Education

Entrepreneurship Training Day Two

Community Engagement Video

Student learning through Community Engagement

Basic Competencies and Skills Needed for an Entrepreneurial Education

Alternative Methodologies and Models of Entrepreneurial Education

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The launch of TAGDev Project

CARP+ and RECAP Gallery

Our Contacts

The MasterCardfdn@RUFORUM 
Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture(RUFORUM)
Plot 151/155 Garden Hill,

Makerere University Main Campus,
P.O Box 16811 Wandegeya
a.egeru@ruforum.org / mcf@ruforum.org