Introduction to NEDP
In order to implement China’s strategy of strengthening the country through talents, in February 2004, the Enterprise Research Institute of the Development Research Center of the State Council of PRC China, launched the “China New Entrepreneur Development Program” (hereinafter referred to as NEDP) supported by the world top universities such as Stanford university of the United States, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, etc. in academic teaching of foreign side. NEDP aims to cultivate innovative enterprise leaders with global vision and international competitiveness. NEDP gives full play to the research expertise and resource advantages of both Chinese and foreign sides, and customizes courses for Chinese entrepreneurs based on actual conditions. The Program was a joint effort of the Chinese government's authoritative think tank for the first time with the top international universities, which opened up a new pattern of developing China New Entrepreneurs.
After 14 years of rapid development, NEDP has successfully held 8 sessions of 23 classes and trained more thanoutstanding 1,000 entrepreneurs. Together with a large group of entrepreneurs, these business leaders have become the backbone of China's economic take-off and development. The enterprises led by these entrepreneurs generate an annual output value of more than RMB 20 trillion Yuan.
As the Program office, Guofu Business Studies Cultural Exchange Center is responsible for the implementation of specific operations. Hou Yunchun, former deputy director of Development Research Center of the State Council, serves as president of “China New Entrepreneur Development Program”.
NEDP is dedicated to building a diversified and multi-dimensional platform of gathering and communicating for new leaders of enterprises, shaping a healthy entrepreneur ecosystem, building a optimum high-end entrepreneur ecosystem and a chain of trust, in order to promote in-depth and effective learning, exchange and cooperation among entrepreneurs.
In future, based on experience of cultivating business leaders over a decade, NEDP continues to strive to improve entrepreneurs' core abilities, construct the entrepreneurs training system, and cast the brand value of Guofu Business Studies in the new era, providing more value-added services to empower entrepreneurs.