Startup Mentorship *
Sep
24
Oct 1

Startup Mentorship *

A series of workshops focused on getting new businesses in tech and light manufacturing off the ground: Idea creation, business model canvas, lean startup methods, project management, business development, and related topics are the focus for this trip. We plan to make this workshop the first step of an ongoing mentoring relationship between CE volunteers and local participants. If you have professional experience in any of the mentioned fields and would like to join this trip, please get in touch!

* This program is organized by a partner organization of CE. 

Women in Business
Nov
19
Nov 26

Women in Business

The last opportunity in 2016 for a group of CE volunteers like you to host workshops on business and entrepreneurship skills for women in North Korea! Topics may include management, finance, accounting, startup strategies, product development, and other skills contributed by our volunteers. If you have professional business experience and would like to join us on this trip, please get in touch.

Young Entrepreneurs Network: Business Skills for North Koreans
Mar
18
Mar 26

Young Entrepreneurs Network: Business Skills for North Koreans

  • Pyongyang

We will start the new year with this workshop focusing on entrepreneurship skills for local business people who have limited access to information. We hope to have volunteers join this trip who can speak about management, marketing, branding, financial planning, product development, and other business-related topics. If that sounds like you, please get in touch and we will send you further information.

Women In Business: Supporting Female Entrepreneurs
Apr
22
Apr 29

Women In Business: Supporting Female Entrepreneurs

  • Pyongyang

Women tend to be at the forefront of entrepreneurship in the DPRK, and are looking for support from experienced business people to help them succeed. If you have a background in sales, retail, hospitality, food & beverage, management, marketing, or related topics, consider joining this trip as a workshop leader! Get in touch with us and we will send you further information.

Young Entrepreneurs Network: How To Succeed In Business
May
20
May 27

Young Entrepreneurs Network: How To Succeed In Business

  • Pyongyang

Business and entrepreneurship are already having a positive impact for the people in North Korea, and we are looking for experienced professionals who are ready to share their skills. Our YEN programs attract Koreans from a wide range of backgrounds who are eager to learn more about starting a business, creating new products, developing a budget, assessing a market, and more. If you have experience in business and related areas like marketing, sales, lean startup methods, or agile management, join us as a volunteer and host a workshop in Pyongyang! 

Young Entrepreneurs Network: Retail & Real Estate Business
Aug
19
Aug 26

Young Entrepreneurs Network: Retail & Real Estate Business

Urban planning and real estate development are areas of significant potential for entrepreneurship in North Korea. This workshop will help local business people and architects to use real estate development for growing the retail economy in the DPRK. We are looking for urban planners, architects, real estate developers, retail managers, retail marketers, and other volunteers from related fields who can speak about topics that are relevant in the local context. If you think you have skills to share and knowledge to contribute, please get in touch

Young Entrepreneurs Network: DPRK Startup Bootcamp
Sep
16
Sep 23

Young Entrepreneurs Network: DPRK Startup Bootcamp

Coming up with business ideas is easy, but really getting a startup off the ground is a lot more difficult. Our YEN workshops aim to help North Koreans refine their business ideas and possibly get a real product out the door. They are looking for support and advice from experienced professionals with a background in startup methods, entrepreneurship, management, product development, marketing, and many other related fields. If you want to support North Korean entrepreneurs and have skills to share, please get in touch and we will send you further information.

Women In Business: Getting From Zero To One
Nov
4
Nov 11

Women In Business: Getting From Zero To One

  • Pyongyang

Women are a powerful force of innovation in the DPRK, but often have limited access to practical business knowledge. Our WIB programs provide support and advice to female entrepreneurs who are finding creative ways to succeed in a challenging environment. For this trip, we are looking for both female and male volunteers who can share their professional expertise in hands-on workshops about starting, growing, and running a business. Marketing, sales, financial planning, investment, and other related areas of expertise are all going to be valuable for this program. Interested? Please get in touch


Cross-Regional Workshop on Urban Planning & Property Development
Aug
20
Aug 27

Cross-Regional Workshop on Urban Planning & Property Development

A workshop series for North Koreans interested in urban planning, architecture, and property development across different regions in the DPRK. Topics will likely include architectural design, project management, financing, urban planning, and related skills. This workshop will probably take place in Pyongyang or Wonsan. If you have a background in tourism or related areas, and are interested in hosting a workshop with us, please get in touch.

Cross-Regional Business Workshop
May
14
May 21

Cross-Regional Business Workshop

Our first workshop focusing on knowledge exchange across regions in the DPRK. We are particularly looking for workshop leaders who can speak about special economic zones (policy, law, or management aspects), infrastructure development, or property investment. Expertise in manufacturing, marketing, business development, and general project management will also be a great fit. The purpose of this workshop is to connect business-minded Koreans from different parts of the country. If you are unsure whether your area of expertise fits within this workshop series, please get in touch!

Women in Business
Mar
19
Mar 26

Women in Business

A workshop series in Pyongyang focused on North Korean business women and female entrepreneurs. For this trip, we are looking for professionals like you who can host sessions on marketing, management, business development, financial planning, startup strategies, and other business-related skills. If you have professional experience in any of these fields or related areas, and are interested in joining us, please get in touch.

Nov
7
Nov 14

Women in Business

  • Pyongyang

Our Women in Business program is focused on mostly female audiences at the forefront of North Korea’s social transformation who lack opportunities for business education. Entrepreneurs, managers and other workshop leaders with business skills share their experience to help women advance their careers. Participants learn how to create business plans, consider funding, lead a team, turn their ideas into action, and more. If you would like to join this trip, please email us with a short self-introduction, your CV or your Linkedin profile. 

Oct
8
Oct 15

70th Anniversary of the Korean Workers' Party

  • Pyongyang North Korea

Our passion is to help North Korean entrepreneurs succeed, and we believe hosting workshops is a great way to do it. Every once in a while, we also organize visits to the DPRK without workshops — to spend time with our local partners, or to witness major political events that help us better understand the country. One of these events is the 70th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea in October. If you are interested in joining a trip without hosting a workshop, this is your chance: We will be able to bring a small group of people who are supportive of our work and would like to observe this event. If you are interested in joining us, please email us with a short self-introduction, CV or your LinkedIn profile by July 24, 5pm EST. Please note that there's strong interest in this trip, so we will not be able to bring everyone who applies.