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Success Story: Entrepreneurship Training Inspires Jordanian Graduate to Design Dream Job

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Success Story: Entrepreneurship Training Inspires Jordanian Graduate to Design Dream Job

December 30, 1899

​Bilal Salman attended Al Quds College in Jordan, where he joined a program he says, “helps students create jobs instead of getting jobs.” The program, Community College Entrepreneurship: Integration to Incubation, began at Al Quds College in January 2012 from a partnership between Al Quds College, Washtenaw Community College and William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan, both in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Funded by U.S. Agency for International Development through Higher Education for Development, the program’s objective is to teach Al Quds College students the skills necessary to start their own business.

 

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