Collegiate Entrepreneurship and Collaborative Strategies
Gateway Technical College and the Ecole Supérieure de Technologie in Oujda, Morocco (EST Oujda), are collaborating to promote entrepreneurial principles and enhance the Eastern Region of Morocco as a pluralistic, participatory, and prosperous society through academic programs and curriculua that provide exposure to and training in entrepreneurial concepts and practices.
The partnership will focus on capacity-building activities to provide EST Oujda faculty with knowledge, skills, and training that will allow them to improve their ability to teach students and advise local citizens in critical components of entrepreneurial and enterprise development. The partnership also will strengthen the capacity of students to launch and operate their own business and/or enhance existing small- and medium-sized enterprises by creating internships and other experiential learning opportunities. In addition, the partnership will develop and deploy technological innovations that will improve instruction and integrate technology and classroom practice to reflect current business conventions.
The partnership will target approximately 720 students enrolled in the Mechatronics, Marketing, Accounting, Business Management, and Information Technology programs at EST Oujda.
At a Glance
Gateway Technical College; Ecole Supérieure de Technologie Oujda; Université Mohammed I Oujda (Jan. 2012)
Middle East & North Africa
Jan 2012–Mar 2015