Ethnic Business Coaching (Etnisk vejledning)

Business Coaching for Ethnic Minorities.


CLUSTER: Innovative services and organisations focusing on migrants’ employability and work integration

START DATE: January 2005

website

CONTACTS

https://www.vejle.dk/erhverv/ivaerksaetter/er-du- etnisk-ivaerksaetter/;

muhtu@vejle.dk


KEY WORDS
entrepreneurship, ethnic, networking
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Ethnic Business Coaching

whereSchool Street 1, 7100 Vejle, Denmark

who

PROMOTERS:
It started out in the Vejle Kommune (Vejle municipality) as a personal and informal initiative of Mr Muhsin Türkyilmaz. Since 2014 the adviser has been paid by the Business Support Centre in Vejle.

BENEFICIARIES:
People with ethnic background.

what

BENEFICIARY NEEDS:
Understand the business system in Denmark.

SOLUTION:
The business coach provides a highly individualised approach through face-to- face meetings and adapts services to the needs of each entrepreneur. The broad informal network of the business coach enables bridging between the entrepreneurs and relevant stakeholders.

why it is
interesting

The specialised approach provides coaching for potential entrepreneurs from ethnic minority groups.

IMPACT:
Since 2005, 210 people have set up their business, out of about 900 that the coach has assisted, resulting in an opening rate of about 23%.All 210 of these businesses survived their first year and still exist.