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iED introduces the Three Question Model of Developing Social Entrepreneurs

In today’s economic and social environment, it’s more important than ever to support the new business development. Unfortunately, many new potential entrepreneurs do not have the competences and the appropriate mindset to startup their business. Even if they have a good idea, most of the times they are not able to evaluate this idea in order to see if it is viable or not.

In this frame and always committed to the promotion of innovation and the enhancing of the spirit of entrepreneurship, Institute of Entrepreneurship Development by recognizing entrepreneurship as a crucial factor for the development and cohesion of societies, it participates in the Erasmus+ “3QM – The Three Question Model Of Developing Social Entrepreneurs”.

T3QM is an innovative way for adult educators to offer high quality and needs-focused coaching to (social) start-up founders to become sustainable. It aims to enable a wide variety of aspirant entrepreneurs, from backgrounds of need and whom fail to access traditional support, to practically develop their enterprise idea by approaching business development not as a theoretical exercise, but from the perspective of the market, the entrepreneur and the steps needed to start a business and create employment.

All the materials, tools and methodologies that will be developed through the project’s duration will be available soon on a website that is under development. At the project’s kick-off meeting which was held in Birmingham on 26 and 27 of October 2017, all the project partners discussed about the next steps of the project. If you want to learn more about the project and its outputs stay tuned!