SWEDISH WINTER CHALLENGE


SWEDISH WINTER CHALLENGE 2021

WE THANK ALL PARTCIPANTS  FOR A FANTASTIC AND MEMORABLE PROGRAM - THANK YOU ALL FOR MAKING IT HAPPEN! 

BUSINESS VISITS & MASTER CLASSES:
We are exploring the following areas during the online business visits for business development on Wednesday and Thursday. The master classes are linked to current research and are held by experts in the fields. The business visits include elements of interactivity and give insights in business develoment. 

Aquaponics and wicking beds: innovative fish and vegetable farming (21.01.21am)
E-Commerce: theory and practice (21.01.21pm)
Innovative solutions for solar power and communication (20.01.21am)
Sustainable fashion
 and design (20.01.21am)
Value addition to agriculture (21.01.21am)

Masterclass – Family Business development (21.01.21pm)
Masterclass – Leadership 5.0 - the new work of leadership (20.01.21pm)
Masterclass – Scenario Planning - navigating the unknown (21.01.21am)

The Swedish Winter Challenge is an annual one-week business event based on three dimensions: individual development, business development, and partnership development. 

It has been organized since 2015 as a Swedish-African co-creation with the purpose to expose African entrepreneurs to Sweden in January, one of the coldest months of the year. The program consists of the two-day Facilitative Leadership Training (FLT), Business Visits & Master Classes, and a grand finale with the SWC Business Forum, where entrepreneurs get the chance to pitch their business ideas and network with other entrepreneurs and potential investors.

The 7th Swedish Winter Challenge is going to take place virtually from the 17th to the 22nd of January 2021.

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PROGRAM:

Please observe, all times are in Central European Time (CET)
SUN Jan 17th
14:00-17:00 CET: Welcome Session
MON Jan 18th & TUE Jan 19th 
09:00-12:00 CET: Facilitative Leadership Training (FLT)
12:00-13:00 CET: Lunch
13:00-16:00 CET: Facilitative Leadership Training (FLT)
WED Jan 20th & THU Jan 21st 
09:00-11:00 CET: Business visits & Master Classes
11:00-13:00 CET: Lunch
13:00-15:00 CET: Business visits & Master Classes
17:00 19:00 CET: Opportunity for pitch training  (Wednesday)
FRI Jan 22nd 
13:00-16:00 CET: SWC Business Forum  

PAY-IT-FORWARD 
With the current Covid19 Pandemic we are facing very peculiar times affecting countries in different ways. As organizers we have therefore decided to offer a discount on the basis of PAY-IT-FORWARD.

The price of participation is normally USD 1500 including Facilitative Leadership Training USD 400. Contact your country representative ( see below ) for the deducted price and and for the actual country price.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS – PAY-IT-FORWARD:
The principle is simple: you pay forward what you have received. In other words, you will empower people in your network with knowledge, insights, ideas, and inspiration from what you have learnt.
1. Attending the FLT: You apply the facilitation and coaching skills you have obtained during the training on at least three people to assist them to find their potential
2. Attending the business visits: Identify people to share ideas with, share information, websites and identify a way forward.

You are eligible for this type of deduction if:
You are a residing citizen of an African country that has suffered loss due to the Covid19 Pandemic
You attend actively in the sessions of the Swedish Winter Challenge 2021 you have registered for
You need to agree to the following:
To mentor 3 other individuals for a minimum of 6 sessions each 
To submit a portfolio of evidence for the mentoring by 30 April 2021
Should you fail to comply to the pay it forward agreement, you will be invoiced USD 400.

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact your country representative:
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Nabintu Mujambere: bintu@futurehopeafrica.org
Nigeria, Manpan Wungak: swcnigeria2018@gmail.com
Kenya, Mike Mutungi: mike@ichooselife.or.ke
South Africa/Swaziland, Charles White: charles@prowessleader.org
South Sudan/Uganda, Newton Waniba: newton_waniba@yahoo.com
Sweden and any other countries, Jenny Jakobsson: info@swcorporation.net
Zambia, Beatrice Simuusa: beasimuusa@gmail.com

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