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Join fully funded business educational program
“Young Entrepreneurs – Norwegian-Ukrainian Business Development”
  • Explore opportunities in doing Norwegian-Ukrainian business and develop them into real business cases
  • Gain relevant up-to-date knowledge on the basis of highly ranked Kyiv School of Economics (Kyiv) and University of Nordland (Bodø)
  • Improve your communication, presentation and team work skills in the intercultural setting
  • Extend your personal network and add valuable experience to your CV
  • Visit new cities in Norway (Oslo, Bodø) and Ukraine (Kyiv, Lviv, Chernihiv)
 
Time plan (both parts of the program are obligatory):
1) Part I Norway: 12-20 April 2015 (Week 16)
  • Bodø 12-16 April
  • Oslo 16-20 April
2) Part II Ukraine: 10-21 May 2015 (Week 20-21)
  • Kyiv 10-18 May (trip to Chernihiv 14-15 May)
  • Lviv 18-21 May
Why to apply?
You will be part of Norwegian-Ukrainian knowledge exchange, and thereby contribute to the development of international economy and democracy. In addition, you will get the opportunity to extend your personal network with young entrepreneurs, company representatives and prominent university professors from Norway and Ukraine who may become your business partners in the future. Through the Norwegian-Ukrainian Young Entrepreneurs Program, you will gain valuable experience in solving real business cases with the focus on opportunities, challenges, cultural differences and applicable business tools. At the end of the program you will be awarded a certificate of the Norwegian-Ukrainian Young Entrepreneurs Program, which will strengthen your CV, since participating in international programs brings an essential competitive advantage on the labour market.
 
Who covers the costs?
All program-related costs, including travel costs, visa fees, accommodation, meals, public transport and social gatherings will be covered by Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (NUCC) on the grant received from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Travel insurance and personal expenses are to be covered by participants.
 
Selection process and deadlines
All applications must be submitted by the 1st February 2015.
After reading all applications (pre-selection process), NUCC will choose 10-15 candidates with the best fit into the program. The short-listed applicants will be interviewed by Skype.
After Skype-interviews 10 most qualified candidates will be finally taken into the program.
All applicants will be notified in a written form of either of the decisions by the 1st of March:
  • Taken into the program;
  • Waiting list;
  • Not taken into the program.

Organizer:
Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, Oslo Norway
Web page: www.nucc.no
 
Program partner in Ukraine:
Kyiv School of Economics
 
Program coordinators in Ukraine:
Volodymyr Vargola: vvargola@kse.org.ua
Vita Dumanska: vdumanska@kse.org.ua