Feasibility Study on Entrepreneurship Training Program in Tanzania

Client: World Institute for Leadership and Management in Africa
Faculty: Paul Smoke, David Winder
Team: Leslie Gerhart, Daniela Hammeken, Lauren Hick, Julian Melcalf
Year: 2010
The World Institute of Leadership and Management in Africa (WILMA) endeavors to promote development in Africa by increasing the capacity of local leadership for entrepreneurial and community projects. The Capstone team analyzed the feasibility of an educational program to develop future business leaders in Tanzania. The proposal linked students from Dar es Salaam University to existing community ventures in order to provide an experiential learning opportunity for students and local economic growth. The Capstone team visited stakeholders and explored the possibilities of various community association projects. The final report included a feasibility study, case study analysis, best practices, and recommendations for next steps.