Practica @Sapir, is operated in partnership with the non-profit organization Yozmot Atid. This advanced academic and practical entrepreneurship course offers residents of the Western Negev and the Gaza Envelope, knowledge, creative thinking tools, innovation, and entrepreneurship methodologies. The eight-month academic course provides advanced skills in: entrepreneurship, financial management, marketing, digital, taxation, law, and credit.  Participants enjoy the services of expert mentors, Sapir faculty, and third year Technological Marketing students, to assist them to develop their business initiatives.  Course graduates will open new ventures and/or expand their current businesses, making an important contribution to employment in the South.