Through its extensive training programs, workshops, and mentorships, Growth Training and Development (GTD) targets talented Palestinian students, graduates, professionals, and entrepreneurs.
Growth for Training & Development aims to foster and promote the growth of startups with the relevant business knowledge to transform them into strong and enduring companies and organizations.
Concerted efforts by GTD incorporate a range of educational and core business disciplines that are embedded in management, marketing and finance. Such methods are divided into three comprehensive tracks:
- Startup Support & Talent Development Programs
- Event Management and Pipeline Development
- Consulting to SME and Development
GTD’s training programs for startups extend from (but are not limited to) startup support programs, team building, event management, social and digital media, understanding the incubation process, and strategic management consulting to improving and building on the abilities and performance of each startup.
In addition to providing formal training, GTD also designs and implements events and activities with the objective of enhancing tactical skills and offering unequivocal opportunities for innovative entrepreneurial development and growth among gifted and capable Palestinians and their startups. Working in partnership with local and international organizations and educational institutions, GTD also manages a series of events that serve to create a startup pipeline for funds and accelerators, foster awareness and understanding about entrepreneurship and to advance knowledge on building a business.
A Brief Overview of GTD’s Events:
- Official Host of Global Entrepreneurship Week/Palestine
Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand
Human welfare. Each November, nearly 10 million people in over 160 countries participate in more than 35,000 activities, events and competitions designed to connect them to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors.
- Annual organizer of Get in the Ring Palestine
Held in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week/Palestine, Get in the Ring-Palestine is part of a global network of over 64 countries that have hosted thousands of Get in the Ring competitions worldwide.
- Organizing of three Startup Weekends each year
Powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, Startup Weekend is a fifty-four-hour event in which talented individuals form teams and work with qualified mentors and coaches to develop ideas for their startups with the opportunity to pitch their new and innovative products and services to a panel of qualified judges who will select a winner at the end of the event.
- Sponsor of various boot camps and specialized trainings throughout the West Bank
GTD also devotes its time to working with small and medium-sized organizations (SMEs) in Palestine and provides them with expert consulting services and industry experience to help them grow and succeed. With focus on business management, planning and development.