Technopreneurship Workshop

IDEAS  :      Innovation    Development    Environment    Application    Sudan

The Future University was pleased to host a Workshop on Technopreneurship for South Countries late last year.

The programme was held at the Coral Hotel in Khartoum and ran from the 2nd to the 6th of December. Click on the title of the presentations below to download a pdf version of the lecturer's notes.

Sunday, December 2, 2012
Issues in IP Management

9:00-10:00

Registration

10:00-11:00

Official opening ceremony with His Excellency the Minister of Science and Communications

Text of Minister's speech

11:30-13:00

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY : COMMERCIALIZATION POLICY OF AN ORGANIZATION AND HOW TO ASCERTAIN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNERSHIP

Mr. Khairul Anuar Hj. Azmi – Senior Deputy Legal Advisor, Legal Office, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

PDF version of presentation

14:00-15:30

LEGAL INSTRUMENTS IN COMMERCIALIZATION

Mr. V.V. Sarachandran – Group Senior Manager (Corporate & Legal Affairs), USAINS Holding Sdn. Bhd.

PDF version of presentation


Monday, December 3, 2012
Encouraging Entrepreneurship : Creating Technopreneurs

9:00-10:30

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH – STRATEGY, INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Dr. Seet Lip Chai – Vice-President & Head of Singapore Office at Cambridge Global Partners

PDF version of presentation

11:00-12:30

ISSUES IN ENCOURAGING ENTREPRENEURSHIP – THE SUDAN EXPERIENCE

Dr. Ismail Makki, Lecturer – Omdurman Islamic University, Open University of Sudan, Academy of Finance and Banking;

Owner – Ideal Factory for Galvanisation, Sobat Water Factory, Goutassya Factory for Stationary

13:30-15:00

BRANDING AND MARKETING

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azizah Omar – Deputy Dean (Division of Industrial & Community Network), School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

PDF version of presentation

15:30-17:00

WRITING WINNING BUSINESS PROPOSALS

Mr. Lok Char Lee – Senior Lecturer (Accounting Section), School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

PDF version of presentation


Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Preparing Business Proposal Presentations

9:00-10:30

WRITING WINNING BUSINESS PROPOSALS

Mr. Lok Char Lee – Senior Lecturer (Accounting Section), School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

PDF version of presentation

11:00-12:30

WRITING WINNING BUSINESS PROPOSAL & ASSIGNMENTS OF EXERCISE - MODEL PRESENTATIONS

Mr. Lok Char Lee – Senior Lecturer (Accounting Section), School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

PDF version of presentation

13:30-16:00

CASE STUDIES ON BUSINESS PROPOSALS BASED ON INVENTIONS

Mr. Lok Char Lee – Senior Lecturer (Accounting Section), School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

PDF version of presentation

16:00-16:45

COMMERCIALIZATION OF R&D IN OIC COUNTRIES: THE EXAMPLE OF EGYPT

Prof. Maged Al-Sherbiny - President, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology; Assistant Minister, Ministry of Higher Education and Research, Egypt

PDF version of presentation


Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Companies, People and Ideas : Successful Entrepreneurs

9:00-10:30

STARTING UP : WHAT IT TAKES

Mr. Cheok Lay Leng, President – Asia Operations Netronome Inc., USA

PDF version of presentation

11:00-12:30

GETTING IT RIGHT

Dr Jummai Umar-Ajijolam, Executive Chair and CEO, The Business People Ltd, Nigeria

13:30-16:30

GROUP DISCUSSION ON BUSINESS PRESENTATION PROPOSAL

Facilitator : Mr. Lok Char Lee – Senior Lecturer (Accounting Section), School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)



Thursday, December 6, 2012
Business Proposal Presentations

9:00-11:00

GROUP PRESENTATIONS OF BUSINESS PROPOSALS

Each group presented there proposal to a panel of 3 judges.

Facilitator : Mr Lok Char Lee – Senior Lecturer (Accounting Section), School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

13:00-14:00

GROUP PRESENTATIONS - FEEDBACK

Facilitator : Mr. Lok Char Lee – Senior Lecturer (Accounting Section), School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

14:00-15:00

PRESENTATION OF AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES AND CLOSING CEREMONY

Closing address by State Minister of Science and Communications

Text of State Minister's speech