"a unique experience that provides you with a wider perspective on the way you see the world"

"Having the opportunity to talk frankly with
others my age who face a very different reality
was humbling and inspirational." 

GEE logo circle backgroundJoin a Global Team

Develop your skills as a global leader, a creative problem solver, a social entrepreneur, and a citizen of the world!  Learn to develop proposals that attract funds.  Enrol, and we will place you on a team of eight members from radically diverse countries.


GEE logo circle backgroundThe Challenge

Your global team connects online to develop a six-page business concept proposal for a profitable venture that addresses a UN Sustainable Development Goal using limited capital. Win awards, prize money, certificates, and seed capital.


GEE logo circle backgroundCoach Team Members

Learn coaching techniques to improve staff performance and wellbeing. Enjoy peer support from other managers learning coaching skills, and apply your skills to grow our global team members' potential to be changemakers for a better world.



The Global Enterprise Experience won a United Nations Alliance of Civilizations award for its global impact on growing leaders who can join forces across cultural divides to make a difference in our world. Enjoy this UNAOC video describing the contest.

Every year participants from hundreds of universities and organisations across the globe choose to compete for honours in the only contest of its kind.

istockphoto 838954982 170667aEnrol as a team member and at 01:00 UTC on April 26, 2023 you will discover the names and countries of the eight people in your team. Over the next three weeks, you will forge bonds with your team, spark creative ideas for a profitable business to address a UNSDG, jointly choose the best idea, research, analyse and submit your six-page business concept proposal to international judges.

It is free to enter with no restrictions on who may enrol. For USD630 you can choose to step up to the Peer-Leader Plus option. This gives you access to interactive webinars, personal coaching, facilitated peer-support workshops, accreditation, and entitlement to a personal referee.

shutterstock 300282395 paid forTeam leaders have the tough challenge of speedily building unity across diversity, communication across time zones, joint work across remote villages and great cities, and a shared vision for a social enterprise across diverging world views.They need to be both strong leaders and humble servants. Their job is to uplift all team members to be peer-leaders taking joint responsibility for the success of the team.

Team leaders enrol as a team member. They may be invited to lead if they are from a sponsoring organisation or excel during the contest. Leaders receive extensive training and support.

Coaching hand up square2Enrol as a coach for an intensive learning programme in coaching skills, facilitated peer support,  practical experience coaching GEE leaders, and coach certification. The coaching programme is only open to those with managerial experience in the workforce or voluntary sector.

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