Category: Faculty of Business Administration

Tourism Innovation Hub Graduation Ceremony

Bethlehem Business Incubator – BBI within the Faculty of Business Administration at Bethlehem University held a momentous Graduation Ceremony to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of youth, women, and youth with disabilities who have actively engaged in all facets of the Tourism Innovation Hub programs and pillars. The event served as a platform to not only […]

Introducing the Global Shapers Bethlehem Hub

Hosted by Bethlehem Business Incubator (BBI) and Yunus Social Business Centre (YSBC) at Bethlehem University’s Faculty of Business Administration, the newly established Global Shapers Bethlehem Hub is making a significant impact on the betterment of our world. The Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum, serves as a global network that unites […]

Bethlehem University Signs Partnership with Salesians of Don Bosco

Bethlehem University took a significant step towards promoting sustainable energy education by signing a partnership agreement with the Salesians of Don Bosco Middle East Province on 10 July 2023. The agreement grants Bethlehem University access to the facilities of the Salesian Industrial School in Bethlehem to implement the Sustainable Energy Engineering Program. Brother Peter Bray, […]

Tourism Innovation Hub Empowers Youth with Disabilities for Tourism Careers

Bethlehem, 03 – 13 May 2023 – The Tourism Innovation Hub (TIH) at the Bethlehem Business Incubator (BBI) proudly celebrates the successful completion of an inclusive training program aimed at empowering youth with disabilities. Over the span of five intensive training days, participants underwent comprehensive training sessions that equipped them with transversal skills, entrepreneurship knowledge, […]

BBI & ARIJ concluded a 45-hour capacity-building program for youth groups

Bethlehem Business Incubator – Bethlehem University in cooperation with ARIJ, concluded a 45 hour capacity building program for youth groups that included trainings on digital marketing, innovation and design, and marketing principles. Participants submitted a marketing plan implemented within a project titled “Support the economy of the Palestinian agricultural and rural cooperatives led by women […]

Tourism Innovation Hub kicks off a capacity-building program for 51 participants

Following the official opening of its newly established Hub, Bethlehem Business Incubator- BBI, started an intensive capacity-building program for the 51 selected participants (37 females & 14 males), divided into two groups, with innovative business ideas in the tourism sector. The purpose of the program is to equip the participants with the knowledge and the […]

Tourism Innovation Bootcamp at Bethlehem University

The Tourism Innovation Hub at Bethlehem University organized the first Tourism Innovation Bootcamp as part of the launching of its Tourism Innovation Hub – TIH in partnership with UNESCO. The Bootcamp started with Panel discussion involving the private sector, nongovernmental organization and UNESCO to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the tourism sector with the […]

BBI & UNESCO Launch the Innovation Tourism Hub

Bethlehem Business Incubator at Bethlehem University launched the new “Tourism Innovation Hub” on Wednesday, October 19th, 2022. Tourism Innovation Hub – TIH is a new project led by Bethlehem Business Incubator – BBI in partnership with UNESCO within the TVET4Future project, funded by ENABEL – Belgium development agency. This new Hub focuses on youth, women, […]

‘Walk and Talk’ for School Students in Bethlehem – Fadel Abdeen Vocational School for Girls

Finding a way to engage with youth is always a big challenge, this is why as Bethlehem Business Incubator (BBI) and the Yunus Social Business Centre (YSBC), we support interactive activities proposed by our partners. On the 27th of September 2022, Bethlehem University hosted a group of 21 girls and their teachers coming from Fadel […]

‘Walk and Talk’ for School Students in Bethlehem – Al Khansa High School

Bethlehem University hosted a group of 22 girls and their teachers coming from Al Khansa High School in Yatta. The girls participated in the ‘Walk and Talk’ activity which took them around the historical center of Bethlehem, in order to discover some of the main components of ‘Start Your Business’ project, funded by the Italian […]

Bethlehem Business Incubator (BBI) organized an Agriculture Hackathon

Bethlehem Business Incubator (BBI) at Bethlehem University in collaboration with Applied Research Institute Jerusalem (ARIJ), hosted its first-ever Agriculture Hackathon as a crucial part of a project supported by the Spanish Development Cooperation to economically empower Palestinian women and young farmers in agriculture, allowing them to gain access to new marketing channels. Individuals and groups […]

BBI & YSBC – Provision of Branding and Website Development Services

At Bethlehem University, Bethlehem Business Incubator (BBI) and Yunus Social Business Centre (YSBC) organized a workshop for the incubated and accelerated startups to start the work on designing, branding and developing websites for their businesses. In parallel with the work on developing the business plans with their mentors, the entrepreneurs joined this workshop to know […]

Capacity Building Training with University of Florence

The Yunus Social Business Centre (YSBC) at University of Florence in Italy implemented a two-day training for the team of the Yunus Social Business Centre at Bethlehem University as part of the capacity building program for the team in Palestine within Start Your business Project. Dr. Enrico Testi, the Director of the Yunus Social Business […]

Bethlehem University Participates in the Social Business Day

The Yunus Social Business Center – YSBC at Bethlehem University participated in the 12th Social Business Day which was hosted by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus from June 27- 30, 2022. The theme this year was: Building a New Civilisation—Before the Current Civilisation Destroys Us. More than 150+ speakers including 30 globally prominent speakers, 14 […]

Students Develop Three Mobile Applications for Startups

As part of their graduation projects, some Software Engineering students developed three mobile applications and a website for three incubated startups at the Bethlehem Business Incubator (BBI) and Yunus Social Business Center (YSBC) at Bethlehem University.   The BBI & YSBC are working to provide students with opportunities to get real working experience and prepare […]

Through the support of Bethlehem University Yunus Social Business Center

Through the support of Bethlehem University’s Yunus Social Business Center, Ma’an Lil-Hayat (L’Arche Bethlehem) was able to celebrate the opening of their boutique hotel in Bethlehem. This hotel is the first of its kind in the city. It will be staffed by persons with and without intellectual disabilities to provide top-class high-quality services in accommodating […]

Launching the Incubation and Acceleration for 32 Startups

32 business and social business ideas joined the journey to transform their ideas into startups and/or develop their existing startups to enhance their work and scale it up, through the “Start Your Business” project (SYB). On Wednesday, 8 June 2022 the Yunus Social Business Center (YSBC) organized a launching event of the incubation/ acceleration of […]

EntreprenHer challenge: Women and Social Entrepreneurship

The Bethlehem Business Incubator and Yunus Social Business Center at Bethlehem University held the “EntreprenHer challenge: Women and Social Entrepreneurship” on campus on Friday and Saturday, 27-28 May 2022 in which 54 Palestinian women entrepreneurs participated. The event aimed at inviting women entrepreneurs with social entrepreneurial ideas or existing businesses to work together over two […]

New Master’s Program in Governance and Administration in the Public Sector

Bethlehem University is proud to announce the new Master’s program in Governance and Administration in the Public Sector (MGAPS) which have been accredited by the Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission in the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.  Dean of the Faculty Dr. Fadi Kattan said this program is “the first of its […]

Call for new start-ups, already existing businesses, and social businesses

Do you have an innovative idea or business? Are you thinking to develop your business to something else to overcome the economic crisis? Do you want to establish a business that also benefits the society providing a missing product/service or creating employment? The Bethlehem Business Incubator (BBI) and the Yunus Social Business Centre (YSBC) of […]

Bethlehem University Launches Yunus Social Business Centre

The Shucri Ibrahim Dabdoub Faculty of Business Administration held “Bethlehem University Social Business Day” on Friday, 14 December 2018, to launch the Yunus Social Business Centre. Master of Ceremonies Dean of the Faculty Dr. Fadi Kattan welcomed the attendees and the guests who were coming from the University of Florence. Vice Chancellor Brother Peter Bray […]

Renewable Energy Project Launched at Bethlehem University

The New Urban Resources “NUR” project was launched at Bethlehem University on Thursday, 30 November 2018. The NUR project is the result of a cooperation agreement between Bethlehem and Turin municipalities and is co-funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation for a 3-year period. Luigi Bisceglia, VIS Representative and coordinator of the MICAD program, […]

Bethlehem University, Monetary Authority Sign MoU

Bethlehem University and the Monetary Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday, June 7, 2018 in the Executive Conference Room. The general purpose of this agreement is establishing a joint cooperation to serve the academic sector through joint activities including banking and finance awareness lectures. It also aims to organize practical training programs […]

Bethlehem University Holds Educational Business Market

The Faculty of Shucri Ibrahim Dabdoub of Business Administration held its annual educational Business Market from Saturday, April 28 until Monday 30 April 2018. Senior business students implemented their final seminar projects in a real market environment where they set up their booths and sold various products. The auditorium was packed with visitors including many […]