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Josef Akademi - Bible School for Entrepreneurs

Josef Akademi Bible School for Entrepreneurs is a one-year program. You need NO qualifications apart from an idea and aspirations you want to develop.

Josef Akademi has as it’s main purpose, educating people for personal development, leadership and entrepreneurship based on Christian values, where the various parts of the education put a holistic focus on important arenas in the individual student’s life.

The program is approved by the Directorate of Education (Utdanningsdirektoratet) and for loans and scholarships through the Loan Fund (Låndekassen).

HOW TO APPLY?
Take the step now! Complete our online application form under the admission section. Admission takes place as long as space is available. Click here..

Uduak Mme

Uduak Mme, Dr.ing.

Principal

Uduak is the rector of Josef Akademi. He has a doctorate degree in Engineering from NTNU. He holds a diploma in Bible & Missions School Trondheim and a diploma in Teacher Training from NTNU. He is a graduate of World Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies Foundation, Australia.
Uduak is ever ready to help people and companies to develop their visions and initiatives designed to enhance innovations and business success. He has special interest in Strategic Business Planning and Development, Corporate Governance and Leadership.
He has experience in various leadership positions including, five years experience as Technical officer in Presco Plc, eight years experience in Church Administrative leadership (Pastor), four years experience as examiner for NTNU, 5 years experience as a secretary in NORAD – NTNU collaboration with Universities in Africa. He has more than seven years’ experience in hands- on teaching both at High School levels and Universities.
Subjects: Business Opportunities, Feasibility Studies, Applied Bible Knowledge and Business Plan

Lucia Mme

Lucia Mme

Inspector

Lucia works as an inspector in Josef Akademi. She holds diplomas in Bible and Missions School Trondheim and in Business and Entrepreneurship Studies from USA.
Career experience covers seven years as Church Administrative Leader (Associate Pastor), more than seven years in Trondheim Kommune. Work: nursing work, report writing and filing.
In Josef Akademi, Lucia is working with Administration, Relationships Building and Social Environment at School.

Tarjei Cyvin

Tarjei Cyvin, MTh

Vice Chairman of the Board / Instructor

Tarjei has Master of Theology from both Continental Theological Seminary in Belgium and the University of Wales, specializing in mission. He also has cand.mag from NTNU and the University of Oslo, with specialization in history, music, political geography and African studies in the curriculum.
Tarjei has a varied professional background, and has worked as NRK journalist, with missionary and aid work, school development and school leadership. He was for many years the principal at Trondheim Bible and Missions School (now BiT), and is presently Pastor in Trondheim Mission Covenant Church. He has commitment to common Christian work, and has for many years led the week of prayer in Trondheim - the city's biggest annual Christian event.
Tarjei is the Vice Chairman of Josef Akademi.
Subjects: Organization, Trends in Society, Negotiation Strategies, Inter -cultural Access, Presentation Techniques, Entrepreneurship and Leadership.

Anne Lene Cyvin

Anne Lene Cyvin

Instructor

Anne Lene got her degree from NTNU and Barratt Due Institute of Music. She has a Bachelor Degree in history, music, public organization, management, and Norwegian as a foreign language in the curriculum. She has also studied Christian counselling at the College Diakonova in Oslo.
Anne Lene led foundational work and structure of Tomasskolen, Trondheim Christian elementary school. She was the school's chairman through the first 10 years, and worked there as a teacher for 15 years. Anne Lene has worked for several years at Bible school in Trondheim with teaching, student supervision and administration. She has also worked with missionary and aid work in Africa.
Subjects: Personality Development and Relationships

Karl-Axel Mentzoni

Among others, Karl-Axel has Master of Pentecostal Theology from Brussels and Master in Evangelical Theology from Cardiff University in Wales. In recent years he has studied leadership and board competence 1 and 2 at BI Oslo, African history at NTNU and the book of Luke - Acts by CTS in Brussels.
Karl-Axel was rector at Bible school in Trondheim for 9 years, rector of the Kampala School of Theology in Uganda and is now pastor of Filadelfia Fredrikstad.
He usually explain the Word of God with passion. Students often feel motivated and inspired when he teaches and enjoy listening to him.
Subjects: Organizational Leadership, Basic Doctrine & Bible Knowledge: Christology, Pneumatology, Soteriology and Ecclesiology, with particular emphasis on the important of the Holy Spirit.

Stig Sollid

Stig Sollid

Instructor

Stig Sollid is educated both as an engineer and accountant. He is managing his own businesses and assist others as their accountant. He wants to use his knowledge and experience for more than 15 years to help others that wants to start up their own businesses. By the grace of God, he believes this is a calling from God.
Subjects: Registration of businesses, Financial Management, Budgeting, Negotiation Techniques, and Business Plan

Unni B. Sekkesæter

Unni B. Sekkesæter

Instructor

Unni was educated at Roskilde University Center for Social Entrepreneurship, University of Bradford - Bradford school and management, Trinity College - Dublin school of Ecumenics and NTNU.
Ordinarily, she is the owner and manager of Microfin Consulting and Chairman of Micro Finance Norway.
She is a sought after teacher, lecturer and contributor to various publications, both books and articles. Unni has been a guest lecturer at i.e., BI, University of Oslo, The University of Roskilde, and at international conferences worldwide. She holds courses in the establishment of business across the country and in Kenya.
Subjects: Marketing and Public Relations, Access to Finance, Budgeting, Business Planning, Development of Ideas, Communication and Presentation Techniques.