Intellectual Capital Development Corporation (ICDC) Entrepreneurship Learning Management System (ELMS) offers the Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile (EMP) Assessment, Business Needs Assessments (BNA), Strategic Action Planning (SAP), entrepreneurship training, and school-based programs designed to prepare students for careers as successful business owners. The ELMS is Built on a legacy of Participating In Entrepreneurship (PIE) and is bridging the gap between academic theory and business practice.
FAMILY LEGACY OF PIES
Omar Aziz is the Chief Training Officer (CTO) of the Intellectual Capital Development Corporation (ICDC). ICDC is a consulting firm specializing in entrepreneurship education and small business development. ICDC provides consulting services to individuals, small businesses, corporations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Orleans and Graduate Studies in Executive Business Management from Louisiana State University and served as Entrepreneur-Residence at Tulane University A.B. Freeman School of Business.
In 1989, he founded the American Student Entrepreneurs Association (ASEA) and the Participating In Entrepreneurship (PIE™) Program. PIE™ is an innovative entrepreneurship training program designed to foster ownership/systems thinking and new business startups.
Over the past 30 years, the 12 Recipes for Entrepreneurial Success have been shared with many small business owners and student entrepreneurs, and the PIE™ Program has been licensed for use in middle schools, high schools, colleges, economic development agencies and nonprofit organizations such as the Idea Village, Urban League Women Business Resource Center, New Orleans Jobs Initiative, New Jersey Business Enterprise Project, Young Christian Entrepreneurs, Governor Conference on Entrepreneurship, Department of Labor, and the U.S. Small Business Administration.
In January 2020, the creator of the PIE™ Program became a Member of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) and became a Certified Practitioner for the Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile (EMP). If you are interested in learning more about the EMP Certification or offering the EMP assessments to your students, employees or business clients.