Goals and Objectives

ifempower developed and successfully tested an internationally useable complex & transversal methodology & curriculum of female entrepreneurship, strongly relying on mentorship & project-based learning. This comprehensive module that includes ECTS reflects to all obstacles in female entrepreneurship & empower students to successfully overcome them. This curriculum, together with a comprehensive teaching material, are one of the most important innovative outputs of ifempower.

ifempower has strong synergies with:

Developing Entrepreneurial Women

which elaborated a joint Masters in Gender and Entrepreneurship

Innovative Women Entrepreneurship of the Future

targeting students from technical fields

Open Mind

creating MOOC to introduce students to the fundamentals of social entrepreneurship while focusing on gender gaps

Entrepreneurship mentoring for young graduate women

targeting HEI student about to start up own business or join family business

The ifempower module supports universities to reinforce their development towards the Entrepreneurial University, thus taking a pro-active stance in putting knowledge to use and in creating new knowledge.

In the frame of iFEMPOWER, Female Entrepreneurial Support Points have been created by each partner. These have operated as carrier development offices, while coordinators working in the support points have briefed any interested persons in the field of female entrepreneurship.

As one of the outcomes of the project, an online toolkit has been created to collect useful knowledge and experiences for future female entrepreneurs serving as an online consultation platform. Based on the results of the preparatory research, the curriculum and the assessment study, the toolkit enables visitors to find good practices or specific suggestions to their specific problems.