Thursday, May 6, 2010

Business Start-Up School Program and other Seoul Global Center events

In the mood for starting your own business in Seoul ? You have until May the 20th to apply for the next Business Start-up training provided, free of charge, by the Seoul Global Center, always eager to stimulate the international business ecosystem in the capital city.

In order to cope with its success (ie last edition in March, see "
Business Start-Up Education Program - Seoul Global Center"), the program will welcome four times more trainees and feature new lectures from prestigious institutions.

This new and improved edition combines 'Basic Course', 'In-Depth Course', and 'Field-Trip' courses depending on the 'Desired Business Type' selected in your application form, which you can
download here.

Period: June 14 (Mon.) ~ June 28 (Mon.)
Time: about 3 hours everyday (from around 18:30)

Also organized by the Seoul Global Center :

- 2010 Information Fair :
When ? May 8th and 9th, 2010 (Sat-Sun), 12:00-19:00
Where ? outdoors, between the Seoul Finance Center (Taepyeongno 1-ga, Jung-gu) and Cheonggyechon. Take City Hall Station exit 4 (Lines 1 & 2) or Gwanghwamun Station exit 5 (Line 5).
About 40 organizations will provide a wide range of useful information to international residents : Global Village Centers, Public Service Organizations, International communities, Language schools, Medical Services, Sports / Beauty, News / Magazines, Settlement Support, Cultural Events, Travel, Transport Services, Finances / Communication, Housing / Residential Services... Also : cultural exchanges in connection with the 2010 World Festival / Friendship Fair.

- 2nd Foreigner's Flea Market :
When ? May 29 between 1 and 5 pm
Where ? at the Seoul Folk Flea Market in Sinseol-dong, Dongdaemun-gu - take Sinseol-dong Station (Lines 1 & 2) exit 6, 9, or 10.
Something for sale ? Expats can register as vendors (it's free of charge)
on SGC's website.

More about Seoul Global Center services :
- on their website (
on Seoul Village (including this focus : "Invest in Seoul, Seoul is already investing in you !")

Seoul Village 2010

ADDENDUM 20100514

The program is now available on Note that the session will eventually run from June 14 to July 3 (different packages of 4 to 19 courses).

The application can now also be downloaded on SGC's website.

For more information, contact 'Eva' (Tel: +82.2.2075.4139 - email: letsgoeva at


  1. Has the official info about June's course actually come out yet?

  2. The program is about to be finalized. I'll try to update this post ASAP, but if you are interested, you can also contact directly the Seoul Global Center (Tel: +82.2 2075-4139).


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