NYEF organizes LEADER Project for fifth time


Kathmandu, May 4 .The Nepalese Young Entrepreneurs’ Forum (NYEF) have partnered with LEADER Project to organize a two week long workshop on business plan development for the fifth time. The program, one of NYEF’s key initiatives, took place from April 22 to May 3 2019, is a student-led initiative from the Ivey Business School at Western University aimed at promoting economic development through business training.

40 participants took part in the program. All instructors for the LEADER Project are trained by Ivey’s unique case method of teaching, and use a curriculum built from world-class case studies written at Ivey, a top ranked global business institution.

After 2 weeks of the workshop, on the final day, the participants of the program will pitch their business plans to a panel of judges consisting of industry experts, top entrepreneurs and members of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Leader Project Alumni’s will also be a part of the audience.

Nepalese Young Entrepreneurs’ Forum (NYEF), the organizer, is an apex body of young entrepreneurs in Nepal. It is a membership based non-profit organization, established with a vision of empowering positive business thinking. It aims at creating outstanding entrepreneurs through idea exchange, fellowships, education, training and advocacy among the Nepali youth. The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) officially instituted the forum in September 26, 2003.

Aligning itself with the goals of the event and the core values of NYEF, the Sponsors for the LEADER Project are Machhapuchhre Bank, CECI and Mid- Valley College.

Machhapuchhre Bank Limited – “A” class financial institution has been operating in the Nepalese Financial market for over one decade and is one of the leading commercial Banks in the country. The bank has carved a niche as one of the most progressive banks in the country.

Mid-Valley Int’l College (MVIC) was established by dedicated academicians, entrepreneurs and managerial experts with an aim to be the center of excellence for hospitality and management education of Nepal. Affiliated to HELP University, Malaysia, MVIC intends to produce competent and skilled human resource in the field of hospitality management, vocational and technical education.

CECI is an international cooperation organization founded in 1958 that combats poverty and exclusion through sustainable development projects in Africa, Asia and the Americas.