Menu
Workshops & Seminars
PMU's Entrepreneurship Seminar Series
No Subject Part Areas to cover School Depart. No. sessions
1 Introduction to Entrepreneurship & Innovation 1.1 Definitions and Characteristics COBA BA 1
1.2 The role and impact of entrepreneurship in the Saudi economy COBA BA 1
1.3 Opportunity assessment- Include examples from Saudi entrepreneurs COBA BA 1
1.4 The importance of market & Competitive feasibility COBA BA 1
1.5 Intro to Financing & Funding COBA FIN 2
1.6 firm establishment/development COBA BA 1
2

New venture planning

2.1

Doing due diligence

COBA BA 1
2.2

Market research

COBA BA 3 or 4
2.3

Identifying and maintaining the firm's niche

COBA BA 1
2.4

Identifying the firm's core competences and resources.

COBA BA 1
2.5

Identifying sales / distribution channels at the seed level

COBA BA 1
2.6

Projections (sales, overheads, asset depreciation, .. etc) - How to specialize and outsource with limited resources?

COBA ACCT 1 or 2
3 Strategizing 3.1 Basic definitions & processes (3 stages) COBA BA 1
3.2 Vision & Mission statements COBA BA 1
3.3 Internal & external analysis COBA BA 1
3.4 Sources of competitive advantage COBA BA 1
3.5 Competitive advantage development & sustenance. COBA BA 1
3.6 Strategic partnerships & alliances COBA BA 1
3.7 Strategy evaluation COBA BA 1
4 Record Keeping and financial evaluation 4.1 Financing/funding selection COBA BA & ACCT & FIN 3 to 5
4.2 Types on accounting systems and financial reporting. COBA ACCT 2
4.3 Managerial accounting practices COBA ACCT 1
5 Managerial Skills 5.1 Communication skills - examples of communication as a competitive advantage COBA & Engl.   2
5.2 time management and priority setting UNIV   1
5.3 leadership and leadership styles in KSA UNIV PL 1
5.4 Ethical practices & governance - why is it important in  Saudi COBA BA 1
5.5 How to pitch your idea?   BA 3
6 legal aspects 6.1 Partnerships and contracting COBA BA 1
6.2 Patenting, copyrights, trademarks & intellectual properties COBA BA 2
6.3 Legal structure of strategic partnerships. Humt Law 1