The Cisco Entrepreneur Institute [www.ciscoinstitute.net] is focused on fostering entrepreneurship around the globe. Maharishi Institute is a registered Cisco Entrepreneur Institute Training Centre . Working with local public and private sector organizations, Cisco’s mission is to help communities and nations harness the power of entrepreneurship for economic and social prosperity. Cisco believes this initiative will create significant long-term benefits for our customers and partners, while enabling Cisco to further expand its business and social impact on a global scale.
Entrepreneurs have the potential to be the greatest source of innovation and growth in an emerging economy. The success of entrepreneurs and their communities has significant economic and social implications, particularly in developing countries. By helping entrepreneurs succeed, Cisco is seeding the prosperity of individuals, communities, and nations.
Cisco is achieving this mission by assembling the best collection of entrepreneur knowledge, combined with Cisco’s deep experience deploying solutions for business, to help entrepreneurs succeed and prosper in local and global markets. These resources are made available at no cost to Cisco’s growing network of Partners, community leaders, and Institutes that support entrepreneurs in their endeavors.
Both Stanford University and Cornell University have provided extensive curriculum materials to the Cisco Entrepreneurship Institute.