Human-Centered Design & Social Entrepreneurship Training for e-Mobility Professionals 2024

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Siemens Stiftung is issuing a call for applications for a fantastic opportunity for professionals and entrepreneurs in: Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya. This exclusive training program is aimed at propelling the transition of the transport sector towards a sustainable future.

About Siemens Stiftung

Siemens Stiftung, a non-profit foundation committed to sustainable social development, is partnering with organisations globally to drive transformative change.

About the program

Join Siemens Stiftung on a journey where the dynamic worlds of human-centred design and social entrepreneurship converge to redefine innovation.

Delve into the principles of human-centred design, learn how to empathise with end-users to craft solutions that resonate with their needs and aspirations. Human-centred design is a powerful approach that puts the user at the heart of product development and business strategies.

This approach allows professionals and entrepreneurs to create products that genuinely cater to user needs, preferences, and pain points, resulting in higher user satisfaction, higher adoption rates, and an increasing market fit of the product.

Discover how these empathetic insights fuel the engine of social entrepreneurship, empowering you to create or apply sustainable solutions that address pressing social and ecological challenges with innovative ideas.

Whether you are running an innovative social venture or are part of an impact oriented enterprise. Your expertise in social entrepreneurship enables you to develop and communicate your key vision and mission, supported by impact data. This empowers you to make a tangible difference in the

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be professionals or entrepreneurs from Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, or Kenya, working in one of the following e-mobility sectors:

  • E-mobility: e.g. electric vehicles, mobility as a service, battery solutions or charging/swapping infrastructure
  • Energy: e.g. smart grid technologies; energy storage
  • Technology: e.g. integration of e-mobility related IoT applications

Application Process

Please register for the training program on Human-Centered Design & Social Entrepreneurship through this link or scan the QR code. Siemens Stiftung offers the opportunity to cover reasonable travel costs and costs for accommodation for two nights for the in-person training in Abuja, Nigeria or Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Candidates can apply for the reimbursement of costs separately during the online application process.

Deadline for submission: March 24th, 2024

Selected candidates will be informed about their selection by March 29th, 2024.

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Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to enhance your skills, drive innovation, and contribute to the sustainable transformation of Africa’s e-mobility sector. We look forward to receiving your applications!

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