Global Entrepreneurship and Leadership Accelerator Programme

GELAP: Accelerating Start-ups for Young Entrepreneurial Minds


Virtual Global Partnership Certificate Programme

Global Entrepreneurs and Leaders Accelerator Programme (GELAP), one of the first African-British-Canadian virtually integrated curriculum leading to an inclusive and well-balanced hybrid global partnership certificate programme.

The UK-based GSEP Centre for Entrepreneurship, Employability, and Leadership (GSEP-CEEL) has partnered with some international organisations including HOP Performance Institute and Canadian-Georgian Chamber of Commerce (CGCC) “to accelerate the growth of global start-ups and entrepreneurship ecosystems while empowering and nurturing future generations of young entrepreneurs and leaders” said Dr. Kafayat Kehinde Lamidi – through GELAP – A VIRTUAL GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDS WORLDWIDE.

The practical-based and virtual-run programme requires a commitment of at least TEN (10) hours learning pace from a global cohort of impact-focused and self-enterprising driven individuals in a month, including:

  • A grand virtual enterprise development and entrepreneurship learning environment
  • A fast track Masterclass to develop fundamental skills in entrepreneurship and essential leadership skills.
  • Entrepreneurial conversation (career and creative talks) with first-class leaders in business and entrepreneurship
  • Financial Wellnesss and Entrepreneurial Finance workshop
  • Start-up Accelerator and Incubator workshop
  • Business Developments and More…

Application Now Open

Call for GELAP 2022 applications. We are now accepting applications for GELAP2022 from young aspiring entrepreneurs, enterprise-driven intrapreneurs, and emerging leaders (aged 16 and 40 years old) worldwide.

Application Duration: Februray 1, 2022 – September 30, 2022

Key Dates

Scholarship Application Deadline: August 31, 2022

Programme Duration: December 17-18, 2022

How To Apply

Click the apply/register button below to reserve your place via Eventbrite.

Registration Stage 1: Click to Apply

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Impact-focused and self-enterprising driven individuals between the ages of 16 and 40 years old with aspirations to start, build, and expand their enterprises, or become leaders in business, start-up, and/or not-for-profit organisations, and many others.

Please, note, you can still apply provided you will be sixteen (16) before or by the start date of the programme.

GELAP will offer fifty (50) scholarship to young entrepreneurial minds – to be known as ‘GELAPSCHOLARS’ – with 100% fee waiver which is equivalent to £1000 training costs. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must register before 31st of August 2022, 100% attendance, and must actively commit to the full programme.

Limited places on a first come, first served basis

  • Are you a business leader or aspire to become one?
  • Do you have a goal to contribute towards humanity or SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)?
  • Do you want to make a positive impact and create change in your community?
  • Do you have a passion for business or an innovative business plan?
  • Are you passionate about an innovative idea or enterprise?

Then apply now to secure your place for a bespoken global partnership certificate programme targeting and bringing together a global cohort of impact-focused and self-enterprising driven individuals!


The key issue is that a lot of employers are looking for entrepreneurial ready individuals. So, you will:

  • Gain innovative approaches and solutions to making things happen.
  • Enhance your CV with a bundle of employability (and enterprising) skills that are in very high demand from employers.
  • Gain leadership insights and skills required in the VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) environments including becoming resilient and responsive leaders as well as building and bonding with high performing teams, and much more.
  • Being impactful and more relevant by contributing towards a better society and the future of work utilizing the SDGs.
  • Become part of an empowered community and a clustered entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Build and grow both your personal and professional networks.
  • Build your power skills through the integration of FOUR Pathways.


For specific enquiries, please email us at

This impact-driven programme was launched as part of our global movement mission- EDUCATING AND EMPOWERING YOUNG PEOPLE WORLDWIDE…


Together, GSEP Centre for Entrepreneurship, Employability, and Leadership, HOP Performance Institute and the Canadian-Georgian Chamber of Commerce will periodically deliver GELAP to a globalised young minds utilising the integration of FOUR PATHWAYS.

About GSEP Centre for Entrepreneurship, Employability, and Leadership (GSEP-CEEL)

Global Self-Education Platform (GSEP) is a global knowledge sharing hub advancing education and addressing emerging issues of significance to the society. GSEP Centre for Entrepreneurship, Employability, and Leadership (CEEL) is a Not-for-Profit organisation registered in England and Wales for education.

GSEP-CEEL through its four pathways has become an impact-focused and innovative solution-driven vehicle believing that “you can be the best you can”. Our enterprise-based education offers an enriching niche to learners.

GSEP-CEEL provides educational innovation to a diverse learning community and explores enterprise with a Global-based Entrepreneurs’ (Experts and Educators) Mentors known as ‘GEMS’ – a credible intercontinental reputation and internationally renowned database platform. We make effort to advance and promote complementary and multi-dimensional engagement including but not limited to business growth, start-ups, entrepreneurship, employability, and leadership.

About HOP Performance Institute

HOP is a data-driven, boundary-breaking, high-performance producing community and group of educators and coaches that believes “Higher Order Performance” steams from the mastery of the highest levels of performance using the philosophy and technology of neuroscience.

We aim to deliver the highest levels of high performance coaching and leadership and were founded on the premise of “building a better kingdom” for all. We are doing so by raising the performance of the world’s top athletes, sports teams, executives and business organizations.

We stand by the “better kingdom” vision because we believe that when the elite rise to new heights of performance and achievement, the standard rises and their impact increases. This in turn pushes other aspiring leaders and entire industries into awakening their game-changing greatness.

About Canadian-Georgian Chamber of Commerce (CGCC)

The Canadian-Georgian Chamber of Commerce (CGCC) is a member-serving and think tank not-for-profit federal corporation run by volunteers. The CGCC mission is to connect, support and advocate for the two-way Canada-Georgia exchange in business and beyond. The CGCC serves as a central point of contact for and provides expert-level & practice-oriented services at fair conditions to organizations exploring bilateral economic, cultural or educational relations between Canada and Georgia.

CGCC strives to maximize its positive impact on communities in Canada and Georgia, promoting and advocating for sustainable, virtues-based, inclusive business practices.


“In partial fulfilment of our global mission, GSEP Centre for Entrepreneurship, Employability, and Leadership is delighted to be working on a long-term impact-led global partnership programme – Global Entrepreneurship and Leadership Accelerator Programme (GELAP) with reliable partners developing and helping young entrepreneurial minds to be investor-ready with entrepreneurship prospects and leadership potentials. Strengthening GSEP-CEEL’s impact-led agenda, through GELAP, we are globally accelerating start-ups for an enhanced entrepreneurial ecosystems. Together with HOP Performance Institute and the Canadian-Georgian Chamber of Commerce, we look forward to a world-class exponential delivery to young people” 01.02.22


“We are delighted to be working with global partners, Dr. Kafayat Lamidi, Founder and Director for UK-based GSEP Centre for Entrepreneurship, Employability, and Leadership (GSEP-CEEL) and Dr. David Iremadze, President and CEO of Canadian Georgian Chamber of Commerce, to provide the Global Entrepreneurship and Leadership Accelerator Programme (GELAP). We are excited to work with a global cohort of individuals looking to start, build, or grow their enterprises and leadership capabilities through this practical based programme.” 29.03.22


“The Canadian Georgian Chamber of Commerce (CGCC) is happy to be a contributor, with the Centre for Entrepreneurship, Employability, and Leadership (CEEL) and HOP® Performance Institute (HOP), for the Global Entrepreneurship and Leadership Accelerator Program (GELAP).  Our involvement allows us to further our goal of providing expert-level & practice-oriented services, developing and maintaining strong relationships, and serve as a facilitator and gateway to business, cultural, and social development between Canada, Georgia, and the world.” 29.03.22

Registration Stage 2: GELAP Profiling Form

Thank you for registering for GELAP2022 Cohort. Please, fill the GELAP Profiling Form below.

Please, complete this form even if you are yet to turn sixteen (16 years old) by the programme start date – December, 2022

“Again, we look forward to accelerating the growth of global start-ups and entrepreneurship ecosystems while empowering and nurturing future generations of young entrepreneurs and leaders” reiterated by Dr. Kafayat Kehinde Lamidi