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Dieter Kohn

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

  • Enterprise development and business support services
  • Entrepreneurship development and training
  • Financial education
  • Gender and/or youth enterprise development or finance
  • Sustainable business practices

CAREER-DEFINING EXPERIENCES

Designing and implementing large scale entrepreneurship programs such as a $7.7 million national programme in Morocco, and training hundreds of trainers all over the world (Africa, Middle East, the Balkans, Indonesia).

Designing curriculum and training methodologies for young entrepreneurs in the MEDA region, as well as advising policy makers in ways to improve entrepreneurship education in the region.

Designing and implementing a private-public dialogue platform in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Training and advising financial intermediaries and microfinance institutions in Africa on environmental and social management systems.

CURRENT LOCATION:

Belgium

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES:

Senegal, Egypt, Cameroon, Morocco, Indonesia

LANGUAGES:

French, German, English, Dutch

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Commerce in Business Administration Université de Liège, Belgium

PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY:

My experience as an entrepreneurship trainer and consultant has shown me that developing the personal characteristics of would-be entrepreneurs is much more important than developing their technical skills. Entrepreneurship is about attitudes and not about knowledge.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Name: Dieter Kohn
Title: Senior Consultant, Sustainable Business Practices
Email: dkohn@encludesolutions.com