Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects

Tweet About this Course This course gives you easy access to the invaluable learning techniques used by experts in art, music, literature, math, science, sports, and many other disciplines. We’ll learn about the how the brain uses two very different learning modes and how it encapsulates (“chunks”) information. We’ll also cover illusions of learning, memory […]

Online Course: Introduction to Marketing Aug 3 – 30

Tweet Part of the Business Foundations Specialization » Learn the fundamentals of marketing by getting to the root of customer decision-making. Key topics include branding strategies (e.g., brand positioning, brand communications), customer-centric marketing strategy, and new market entry (e.g., channel strategy, marketing planning). After successfully completing this course, you can apply these skills to a real-world business […]

Jamaica sweeps prestigious C’bean Microfinance Awards in Miami

Tweet JAMAICAN entrepreneurs and leaders in the microfinance industry won the top awards at the Citi-CMFA Annual Caribbean Microfinance Awards, which brought the curtains down on the 6th Caribbean Microfinance Forum at the Doubletree Hilton Airport Hotel in Miami, Florida between July 6 and 9. Well-known development specialist Maureen Webber, founder and CEO of Development […]

Online Course: English Composition I by Duke University Jun 26 – Aug 27

Tweet WHAT IS IT You will gain a foundation for college-level writing valuable for nearly any field. Students will learn how to read carefully, write effective arguments, understand the writing process, engage with others’ ideas, cite accurately, and craft powerful prose. We will create a workshop environment. About the Course  English Composition I provides an […]

TREND: Fast-Expanding Markets for Good

Tweet New markets such as personalized medicine can drive rapid social change. By Mark Esposito, Terence Tse, and Ayesha Khalid | Feb. 25, 2015 In 2008, vitamin D deficiency—due in part to human’s increasing lack of direct sun exposure—was declared a pandemic. As the news spread among medical professionals, the market for vitamin D detection tests skyrocketed, […]

Rural youths being groomed as entrepreneurs

Tweet RENEWABLE energy company Gennex has partnered with Trelawny-based Kimroy Bailey Foundation to assist less fortunate rural youths in becoming entrepreneurs. The partnership has so far trained and certified four individuals in the manufacturing of solar-powered lanterns, during a two-day workshop at the University of Technology, Jamaica, earlier this week. Upon completion of the programme, […]

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Jamaican Entrepreneur Exploit the Value of Bamboo to Make Bamboo Tomato Ketchup

Tweet Jamaican entrepreneur Chevaughn Bowen, a graduate of International University of the Caribbean (IUC), now has his latest creation – Bamboo Tomato Ketchup – on the market. The new product is produced by Jamdun’ Food Processing in Kingston. According to the Jamaica Observer, “Bowen said he got the idea to make the bamboo tomato ketchup while in […]