The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), will on Thursday, December 14, 2023 organise the 4th edition of the Financial Innovation and Enterprise (FIE) Conference.
The two-day conference scheduled to take place at the Ohene Konadu Auditorium, UPSA is themed: “Promoting Sustainable Enterprises In Developing And Emerging Economies”.
It will bring together industry leaders, academic scholars, policymakers, and budding entrepreneurs to foster dialogue, share insights, and catalyse change in the financial and entrepreneurial sectors.
The annual event serves as a melting pot of ideas, innovations, and strategies, all geared towards driving financial growth and promoting sustainable enterprise, especially in developing and emerging economies.
The 4th edition in the series is a collaborative effort, jointly convened by the UPSA, Birmingham City University, the University of Sunderland in London, and the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE).
Participants will discuss challenges and opportunities developing and emerging economies face in fostering sustainable enterprises.
Key among the facilitators are Prof. Abednego Okoe Amartey, Vice-Chancellor, UPSA, Prof. John K. M. Mawutor, Pro-Vice Chancellor, UPSA, Madam Abena Osei-Asare, Deputy Minister of Finance, Mrs Elsie Addo Awadzi, Second Deputy Governor, Bank of Ghana, amongst others.
By focusing on the theme, FIE 2023 aims to bring together diverse perspectives from grassroots entrepreneurs to global financial moguls, to chart a course for a future where businesses thrive, societies benefit, and the planet prospers
The conference, according to the organizers, will emphasise the importance of a holistic approach, encompassing not just financial systems but also the broader business environment.
This will lead to initiatives aimed at strengthening the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem, from education and training to regulatory frameworks and infrastructure.