Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q1: What are the candidate criteria for the Alibaba Netpreneur Training program?

1. You MUST be a founder/co-founder, CEO or business owner of an officially registered venture that has been in operation for at least 2 years.

2. You MUST provide at least 1 referral in your application (referrals from a partner/organizer are preferred).

3. You MUST provide your official business license when requested during the application process.

 


 

Q2: I am the founder of the company. Can I send my son or daughter or other representatives to attend the program?

The program is designed for founders, co-founders, CEO or business owners. We will only consider the representative if he or she is one of the founders or business owners in the company. If your business is a family business and your son/daughter is actively managing the company, he or she can also apply. Any representatives must submit their own application and be interviewed in order to attend.

 


 

Q3: Can more than one founder/co-founder/business owner from one company apply and join the program?

More than one founder/co-founder/business owner from a company can apply. However, due to limited positions in the program, we can only offer admission to one founder/co-founder/CEO/business owner from each company. Our team will decide who to invite based on the strength of a candidates application and interview.

 


 

Q4: I understand applicants need to submit business registration. Where on the online form should I upload/fill up this?

You do not need to upload your business registration for the online application. We may request a business license if you are eligible for the offline training session. Please be prepared to present your business license if you are selected to interview.

 


 

Q5: What language will the Alibaba Netpreneur Training program be conducted in?

English. Fluency in English is required to participate.

 


 

Q6: Where is the program going to take place?

The online course is scheduled for 6 weeks and is organized on weekly basis. It will take a participant roughly 4~6hours per week to participate online webinars, finish pre-reading materials and complete assignments.

 


 

Q7: How can I participate in the offline learning program?

Participants of the online course with excellent performance will have the opportunity to be invited to the offline learning session after the pandemic, which includes:

1. Take and pass all the weekly quiz on time
2. Complete all pre-reading materials on time
3. Attend required online webinars on time
4. Complete and submit the weekly assignment on time
5. Complete and submit the capstone project on time
6. Overall credit score reaches required points
7. No violation on the student code of conduct

 


 

Q8: What certificate will be granted on completion of the online course?

 

An online certificate will be granted by Alibaba Business School to the participants who successfully complete the online course. To successfully complete the online course, participants are required to:

1. Take and pass all the weekly quiz on time
2. Complete all pre-reading materials on time
3. Attend required online webinars on time
4. Complete and submit the weekly assignment on time
5. Complete and submit the capstone project on time
6. No violation on the student code of conduct

 


 

Q9: What the program can not promise?

 

1. The opportunity to partner with Alibaba.

2. The opportunity to receive Alibaba's investment.