||As one of its private sector development initiatives, DHI has developed the BEGIN (Business Entrepreneurship Growth and INnovation) Program to promote entrepreneurship and innovation in the Country. The Program seeks to mainstream entrepreneurship by providing comprehensive training, sustained mentoring, and financing to highly motivated individuals with strong entrepreneurial traits who may or may not have immediate sound business ideas.The BEGIN Training Program will be for a period of three months (half-day sessions) commencing from 12th March 2012 followed by nine months of mentoring.
The BEGIN Training Program will be for entrepreneurs:
1. intending to start new businesses; OR
2. with existing small businesses with potential for substantial growth; OR
3. developing new subsidiaries of existing companies.
Interested individuals fulfilling the following criteria may apply:
- Highly motivated individuals with strong entrepreneurial traits
- Prior work experience
- University graduate (preferably)
- Willingness and ability to raise some capital to invest in the start up of business
- Ability to support himself/herself during the training and nine months mentoring period.
- Completed Application Form
- Entrepreneur self test
- Copy of CID
- Copy of academic transcripts, degrees and certificates
- Valid Security Clearance number
- One passport size photo.
The application form and entrepreneurship self test can be downloaded from DHI’s website www.dhi.bt or BITC website or can be collected from Office of New Edge Technologies, third floor, City Mall, Chhubachu, Thimphu during working hours. For collection and submission of application form and the documents, kindly contact: Ms. Sonam Choden, Office Manager-Thimphu Tech Park, Office of New Edge Technologies, third floor, City Mall, Chhubachu, Thimphu at 335697/17809270, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The last date of submission of the completed application forms and the required documents is 5:00 PM of 27th February 2012. The results of the shortlisted candidates for interview will be declared at DHI website www.dhi.bt and BITC website on 1st March 2012 at 5:00 PM.
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