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IEBE engages members in different types of programmes and events in order to inspire and facilitate the progress of the next generation of successful entrepreneurs.

Event Types

  • Workshops (such as business plan testing, SWOT, PESTEL, evaluating strategy, value proposition)
  • Roundtable sessions
  • Focused sessions (smaller group discussions with budget and finance, innovation, marketing etc)
  • Student Entrepreneurship Stories
Month Time Event Title / Subject Facilitator
15 February 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm The importance of knowing your WHY when you start a business Mona Tavassoli (Founder of Momsouq and Mompreneur)
19 February 2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm Are you an entrepreneur? And IEBE Inauguration Event Mr Ben Kuehn (CEO from Heroleads Ventures) & IEBE Core Team
21 February  2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm E-commerce for SMEs by Creative971
c/o Creative Zone
19 March 2017 2:30 - 3:30pm Rags or Riches: Blueprint for a successful startup Harsh Munjal (Management Consultant, 3D Consulting) 
21 March 2017 11:00am -  12:00pm Talk by Co-Founder of Careem on the road to its success Mudassir Sheikha (Co-Founder, Careem)
22 March 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm Sales workshop Peter Heredia
c/o Creative Zone
25 March 2017 9:30am – 4:00pm Entrepreneurship: Start your own company – Part 1 Dr. Michael J. Kloep & Guests
26-30 March 2017 On request Ongoing Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Dr. Michael J. Kloep, Dr. Krishnadas & Madhav Ghokale
1 April 2017 9:30am – 4:00pm Entrepreneurship: Start your own company – Part 2 Dr. Michael J. Kloep & Guest
11 April 2017 12:30pm - 2pm Social Enterprise Business Ideas  Dr. Michael J. Kloep & Guest
23 October 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm Blue Ocean Strategy Dr. Philippe Bouvier (Founder and Managing Partner, Urban Value Creation Consulting)
1 November, 2017  1:00pm - 2:30pm  eKar: On Innovation and Entrepreneurial Success  Mr. Vilhelm Hedberg (Co-Founder and CEO of eKar) 
5 November 2017  6:30pm - 8:00pm  The secret power of your network  Mr. Phil Bedford (Master Franchisee, Asentiv GCC & South India)
24 & 25 
November 2017 
9:30am - 5:30pm  Digital Entrepreneurship: The Blueprint for your venture!   Dr. Michael Kloep (Faculty Strategic Managements & Head of IEBE); Mr. Ben Kühn (CEO Heroleads Ventures), Mr. Pawel Iwanow (Early Stage Investor & Entrepreneurs); Speakers from Google, Facebook & Creative Zone 
4 December 2017   5:00pm - 6:30pm  The Global Theme Park Industries : Contemporary Practices   Prof. Salvador Anton Clave, Professor at the Roviral I Virgili University  
4 December 2017    9:00am onwards   VAT and how it would affect business    Creative Zone  
5 December, 2017   4:00pm - 6:00pm  Female Entrepreneurs and their journey to success  Ms. Sophie Le Ray (Co-Founder & CEO, Naseba), Ms. Sallyann Della Casa (Chief Skills Hacker at GLEAC) and Ms. Natalia Hassanie (Founder of Posetivity) 

21  January 2018  


6:30pm - 7:30pm 


Entrepreneurship And Practical Aspects Of Managing Startups


Mr. Vishnu Deuskar,  Managing Director, Salvus Advisors DMCC, Dubai 

4 February 2018  6:30pm - 7:30pm  Building Business Cases with Facebook and Google & Co.   Ben Kuhn (CEO, Heroleads Ventures) 

5 February 2018  


Briefing on the CEOX1Day Competition (Note : Closing date of the application is 4th March, 2018)  

Sophie Robertson
(Events & Marketing Project Manager- Odgers Berndtson, Middle East)

12 February 2018   6:30pm - 8:00pm   The Basics Of Law For  Entrepreneurs   Mr. Christian Murad, Legal and Compliance Manager, Honeywell International Inc  

27 February 2018 




Visit to the 3M Innovation Center 

Dr.  Michael Kloep

6 March 2018


5:30pm - 6:30pm


Public Speaking for Entrepreneurs


Mr. Florian Akinbiyi (MC, Host, Coach, Public Speaker, Experiential Marketing Producer) 

31 March 2018  10:00am - 3:00pm  Entrepreneurship Workshop: Start your Company  Dr. Michael Kloep 

1 April 2018 till

5 April 2018  

10:00am - 4:00pm 


Entrepreneurship Bootcamp  

IEBE Mentors 

3  April 2018


12:30pm -2:30pm


Social Enterprise Showcase 

Dr. Michael J. Kloep, Dr. Cody Paris (Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Middlesex University Dubai), and special guests -Ms. Sabeena Ahmed (Founder, The Little Fair Trade Shop Ltd), Ms. Assia Riccio (Founder, Evolvin’ Women), Dr. Shambavi Rajagopal (Founder, Scrap Save & Sew) 

7 April 2018


10:00am - 4:00pm


‘Shark Tank’ Style Business Plan Competition


Dr. Michael Kloep & special guests -Ms. Ghizlan Guenez (Founder, The Modist), Ms. Kim A. Page (Speaker & Trainer, Author of ‘The Right Kind Of Loud’,  Mr. Pratik Rawal, Senior Business Setup Manager, Creative Zone and Mr. Oliver Brinsley (Head of Corporate Structuring, Creative Zone) 

16 September 2018  10:00am - 12:00pm 

Transform your Potential into Success - Who wants to be an Entrepreneur?

Dr. Michael J. Kloep 

15 October 2018


6:30pm - 8:00pm

Social Media Influence for Entrepreneurs

Ms. Rosemin Ratanshi, Social Media Influencer & Luxury Fashion Entrepreneur

28 October 2018  6:30pm - 8:00pm  The Secret of Online Marketing   Mr. Said Shiripour,
Awarded as best German Online Marketer 
30 October 2018  6:30pm – 8:00 pm  Portfolio Theory and Equity Investments  Mr. Grenville Solomon 
7 November 2018  6:30pm - 7:30pm  UFC Gym Founder & President of UFC Gym  UFC Gym Founder Mark Mastrov and President of UFC Gym Adam Sedlack 
11 November 2018  11:00am - 1:00pm  The Power of Branding  Mr. Farhad Kardani (Coach Kardan), Presentation Coach, Corporate Trainer, CEO of Step Up Corp. Japan 
21 November 2018  9:00am - 3:00pm  CSR in Action Competition – CSR Division (Al Ahli Holding Group)   

10 December 2018

6:30pm to 8pm 

Corporate Entrepreneurship @ Spotify

Mr. Claudius Boller, Managing Director, Spotify 

24 January 2019

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Importance of Ethics in Business and Finance

Mr. Tariq Chauhan Group CEO, EFS Facilities Services Group, UAE

Briefing on the CEOx1day Competition

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Briefing on the CEOx1day Competition

Events Manager - Odgers Berndtson M.E.

5:00pm - 6:30pm 

5:00pm - 6:30pm 

5:00pm - 6:30pm 

5:00pm - 6:30pm 

IEBE Partner Workshop.

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IEBE Partner Workshop.

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IEBE Partner Workshop.

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IEBE Partner Workshop.

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4:00pm - 6:00pm 

6:30pm - 7:30pm 

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