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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. These events primarily function as knowledge sharing and networking sessions for past and current students with a range of industry and subject-matter experts, as well as between themselves. 

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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