Dream Business 2013,International Competition

February 20th, 2013

An international competition exclusively focused on innovation and entrepreneurship

Who knows what kind of Businesses and industries will be born a decade from now and how the innovation system will look like?

Ten years ago, Facebook, Google, and Wikipedia didn't exist. Ten years before that, we didn't have the Web. Innovation is rapidly changing the way businesses work and impacting globalization.

But it is not only about the technology. It is also about innovative ideas, creative entrepreneur and new opportunities. With the creative ideas on your business plan you can be an entrepreneur or "one who undertakes innovations, finance and business wisdom in an effort to transform innovations into economic goods for the particular corporation. Your new ideas will result in new organizations or may be part of recreating grown-up organizations in response to opportunities.

One thing is certain: future won't look the same as now. Your country’s economy will be changes as new entrepreneurs will seek to generate productive businesses. Innovation is the development of new customer’s value by meeting new needs, or old customer and market needs in value adding new ways.

PROJECT TOPICS

  • Innovation and technology
  • Business
  • New branding idea
  • Green Economics
  • Women leaders
  • Creation of a new industry
  • Franchising
  • Entrepreneurship and growth
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • E-business  

WHO CAN APPLY?

The competition is open for all 11-12 year High School students in Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia and Montenegro. The competition language is English. Only Individual applications are accepted. The project must be written in accordance to the given competition format: www.epoka.edu.al/dreambusiness

TIME LINE
01 February 2013 – 19 April 2013                          Call for projects (Application period)
02 May 2013                                                               Announcement of 10 best projects
06 May 2013                                                               Competition (Project Presentation)

In the first round of the competition you are asked to create and envision your dream job or dream company. It is all about innovation. It can be the creation of a new business which makes you a new entrepreneur or you can generate innovative ideas for an existing business in your country.

AWARDS
First Best Project            75% Scholarship, watch and other surprise gifts
Second Best Project      50% Scholarship, watch and other surprise gifts
Third Best Project           25% Scholarship, watch and other surprise gifts


*Scholarship is valid for Business Administration, International Marketing and Logistic and Political Science and International Relations branches.