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Opportunity Identification Training Programme

​Identify Business Opportunities for Entrepreneurship  

About the Training Programme

Have you thought of starting your own business? Not sure which business idea to pursue? We are conducting a free training programme to improve your ability to identify business opportunities.  

What will this program cover?

You will learn key techniques to identify opportunities, including
  • creativity tools;
  • design thinking;
  • pattern identification;
  • idea evaluation;
  • effectuation;
  • value proposition canvas
As part of the programme, you will also be asked to respond to questionnaires and short interviews that will track your idea development over time. Monetary incentives will be provided for your time and effort. More information on the programme content can be found here.


  • Gain opportunity identification skills from leading entrepreneurship professors from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) 
  • Expand your network with fellow participants
  • Gain potential access to other NTU entrepreneurship programmes
  • Stand a chance to win prizes for the best ideas that can be a seed grant for your idea!

Is this programme for you?

This training programme is open to all aspiring entrepreneurs over the age of 21. 
  • Polytechnic Diploma or higher
  • Proficient in English

Programme Fees and Data Usage

    This training programme (worth $1500 per pax) is free. 
    This programme is developed as part of a study funded by the Ministry of Education Social Science Thematic Research Grant (MOE-SSRTG).
    The data collected as part of this programme will be used for research purposes. Analysis based on this data will provide critical insights for academic research, and into how the training programme changes behaviors and skill development relevant to opportunity identification. Data resulting from your responses will be used only for research purposes and for informing policy-making. Confidentiality of your responses will be strictly protected. No identifiable company or individual data will be used in reports or publications, or provided to any government agency. All of the assessments are approved by the Institutional Review Board of NTU.
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