Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Promoting the Economic Resilience of Young Refugee People

Training Course


Duration: This is a 10-day training course.

Format: Available in both format: Online and On-Site (in Amman – Jordan)

Language: Available in both English and Arabic

Deadline for registration: 22 March 2022


This innovation and entrepreneurship training aims to support development effectiveness and to provide the participants with the competencies to increase the employability of youth (female and male) among refugee and host communities through the development of better partnership between entrepreneurial sectors and academic institutions together with a better understanding of the desired goals and the real situation of business and industry needs.


The training will consist of 10 days X 2.5-hour Online Modules, one each day on agreed dates over two months.


Who is this course for?

This course is for humanitarian and development aid workers in management positions, technical staff or any project team working towards improving the employability skills and opportunities for youth.


The training will include:

1) A theoretical part on innovation and entrepreneurship terminologies and concepts, and approaches; and

2) A practical part guided by the trainer, where participants will be organized in teams to develop innovation projects with the aim of solving real challenges that involve projects and small enterprises management, social entrepreneurship, and technology and gender sensitive approach.



On completion of the programme, Participants will:

  • Have refreshed their understanding of the challenges of Innovation and new thinking in the field of Entrepreneurs and MSME owner management
  • Have learned techniques and tools that can be used to leverage the confidence and capabilities of youth (the university students) in developing innovative projects.
  • Have learned to change their attitudes and behavior in how they approach new projects.
  • Have a broad understanding of the Innovation Methodologies.
  • Understand how agile methodology works, with special focus on SCRUM[1] and Design Sprint[2].
  • Be able to solve problems and challenges creatively through the Design Thinking methodology.
  • Have been encouraged to construct their own Innovation in this field
  • Acquire knowledge on how to apply the Lean Startup method[3].




Training will be delivered via Zoom Pro, Interactive Webinar Workshops which will be facilitated learning, business like and enjoyable in style and nature with lots of examples, case histories, problem solving exercises and useful ‘tips & tools’ from experienced practitioners in this field.


The number of participants will be 15 to 20 who, as well as attending the 10 Online Webinar Workshops, will also work together in small teams over the course of the programme to complete exercises which will: (i) enhance the learning and understanding of the subject matter and (ii) all Importantly, assist the conversion of theory into practical application and team & Individual continual professional development


While participants will be strongly encouraged and reminded to take part in the livestream Webinar Workshop, each Module will be recorded and available to members of the group should they miss a session or wish to revisit particular content.

All training materials used during the workshops and additional materials as may enhance the learning process for the participants will be send electronically to the participants through the SRD Training Manager.



Each Training Module will be delivered by way of an Interactive, Participative, Livestream, Online Webinar Workshop and consist of two x 75-minute blocks with a 15-minute break in-between, (i.e., 165 minutes / 2.75 hours). Modules will be facilitated to focus on building Innovation Skills & Thinking into the Participants’ work with students and the next generation of Entrepreneurs and Business Owner managers. 

  1. Innovation in Entrepreneurship: Definition, Types, Approaches and Examples
  2. Business Idea Facilitation, Creation, Validation and Risk Assessment
  3. Managing Self, Time, Priorities and Stress
  4. Communication and Relationships / Managing and Developing People
  5. Effective and Strategic Business Planning
  6. Marketing, Sales, Customer Care & Retention
  7. e-Marketing, e-Commerce, and the Digital World.
  8. Essential Financial Skills and KPIs for MSMEs
  9. Operations, Systems, Quality, Suppliers, Organizational Planning
  10. Supports, Funding and Attracting Investors




For Online course: USD 400, covers 10-day training course, inclusive of applications and certificate.


For On-Site course: USD 600, covers 5-day training course, inclusive of venue cost, coffee breaks, lunch, stationeries, applications, and certificate.


How to Apply

Registration Form


NB: When 10 participants or more registered we will contact you to agree on the date of the course.



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For more information: SRD Center website


[1] SCRUM is a framework utilizing an agile mind-set for developing, delivering, and sustaining products in a complex environment, with an initial emphasis on software development, although it has been used in other fields including research, sales, marketing, and advanced technologies.

[2] Design Sprint is a time-constrained, five-phase process that uses design thinking with the aim of reducing the risk when bringing a new product, service, or a feature to the market.

[2] Lean Startup is a methodology for developing businesses and products that aims to shorten product development cycles and rapidly discover if a proposed business model is viable.




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