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Welcome to ELIE online learning materials!        

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These materials will help you to develop the skills needed for self-employment as well as for interaction with new cultures. The materials are targeted at both students and SMEs across Europe. Some content is more relevant for beginners, some for more advanced users.

The materials are based on the real experiences of almost 200 immigrant entrepreneurs in Europe. The Life stories section on the left hand side introduces to you 40 short cases, which highlight the multifaceted nature of immigrant entrepreneurship and the skills and resources needed in new cultures.

You can navigate through the materials by using the navigation bar on the left hand side, clicking the title of each topic or by using the navigation of your browser.You can start browsing the materials by clicking the topic of your choice below. 

NB: The external links have been shortened by using URL shortening technique in order to increase the legibility of the slides.


How to identify and develop cross cultural skills How to communicate in a new culture
How to network effectively How to boost your entrepreneurial intentions
How to start up a business in a new country How to expand your business to a foreing country


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