The Resilient Entrepreneur Program© is a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is designed to prepare both leaders and entrepreneurs in sustaining their business activities now and into the future, providing a framework for working through a crisis.
This is a hands-on experience. In each session, you work directly in our Resilient Entrepreneur Canvas and Workbook, creating an actionable work plan to move forward. You’ll learn useful skills and read case studies from successful businesses that will give you valuable insights to begin implementing in your workplace with your team.
The Course Package, listed below, has
four components offered virtually throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. This
includes a five-week course that consists of weekly sessions using
structured educational material.
Our Advanced Course Package and Pro Course Package also include virtual one-on-one coaching sessions to support you in your challenges.
We look forward to working with you in the future!
ISM’s Founder, Faris works with international leaders and entrepreneurs
on strategies and implementations to create an empowering environment
for startups and sell businesses to prosper and grow. He has functioned
- Special Advisor and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Expert with the World Bank
- Business Advisor with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program
- Affiliate with Kauffman Foundation
Mentor to MBA Students and Entrepreneurs Globally
his work facilitating economic and workforce development programs that
include entrepreneurship, small/medium enterprise development,
mentorship, and funding, Faris works with high-ranking officials —
presidents of countries, ministries, universities,
incubators/accelerators, economic development groups. The ISM team has
been particularly successful in helping entrepreneurs in underserved
communities find success.
His insights, strategy, and facilitation in launching entrepreneurship activities have been sought out by more than 61 leaders of nations and organizations. ISMs programs include training entrepreneurs, trainers, and management teams in supporting entrepreneurs, and in technology, retail, workforce development, leadership, and culture-related programs.
In 2020, Faris founded Connecting Dots Globally (non-profit) — a STEMprenuerer program in which high school and university students learn to launch a global technology company.
Automation Alley International Center, Advisory Board
Center For The Study Of Citizenship at Wayne State University, Executive Board of Director
GlobalTies Detroit, Executive Board of Directors Vice Chair
Leadership Oakland, Board of Directors
Sample Professional Honors and Awards:
Leader of Leaders Award
Corp! Diversity Business Leader Award
Professional Resource Business Award
KNF Appreciation Award
Global Entrepreneurship Week Host & Keynote Speaker
Prior Boards, Committees, and Award:
The Oakland County Employment Diversity Council (OCEDC)
Automation Alley Workforce Committee
Profession in Transition
Troy Chamber of Commerce Workforce Leadership Council
Professional Resource Award by U.S. Dept. of State and IVC Detroit
What Others Are Saying
Don't take our word for it, hear from others:
“Strong strategic management skills and the ability to communicate the use of those skills to others. Highly recommended.
” - Lawrence F. Jackson, Financial Specialist at Emerging Enterprise Group.
“This course has taught me to change my mindset and look for opportunities within my actual resources. By the end of the course, I was able to identify different opportunities for my business and applied them right away. Amazing insights!”- Melania Sanhueza, CEO at T-share.
“Faris is passionate about sharing his wealth of information to help small business owners achieve success.”- María Campos, CEO at Secpro LLC.
Get everything included below at one low price. Normally over $10,000!
- Access to insights from leaders all around the world.
- One-on-one coaching sessions.
- 5 weeks course with weekly videos.
- Trained ISM coaches.
- Access to our workbook, canvas, and online tools for life.
- Be part of a global community.
- A framework for life.