Empowering Individuals to Fulfill Their God-Given Potential through Entrepreneurship and Personal Transformation

Yatsar Academy is a disruptive project realization, inspired by God to work for and with Him in the fulfillment of His business plan for each of us.

ABOUT US

AN ACADEMY OF
ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOUNDED ON
KINGDOM PRINCIPLES

Where faith and entrepreneurship are intertwined to sculpt leaders of transformative caliber.

We offer an immersive training program designed to equip individuals with the right mindset and necessary skills. The program is structured into eight modules, each representing a stage of the process, reflecting the potter’s journey of transforming raw material into a refined masterpiece. The modules include forming the foundation, creating a kingdom vision, strategic planning, financial stewardship, marketing and branding, leadership development, a biblical worldview, and kingdom business.

YATSAR: IS AN IMMERSIVE TRAINING PROGRAM DESIGNED TO EQUIP
INDIVIDUALS WITH THE RIGHT MINDSET AND SKILL SET.

YATSAR is a world-leading program aimed to equip you with the best skill set to start and grow a business that glorifies God.

ABOUT US

A SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
BUILT ON KINGDOM PRINCIPLES

Where faith and entrepreneurship are intertwined to sculpt leaders of transformative caliber.

We offer an immersive training program designed to equip individuals with the right mindset and necessary skills. The program is structured into eight modules, each representing a stage of the process, reflecting the potter’s journey of transforming raw material into a refined masterpiece. The modules include forming the foundation, creating a kingdom vision, strategic planning, financial stewardship, marketing and branding, leadership development, a biblical worldview, and kingdom business.

YATSAR: IS AN IMMERSIVE TRAINING PROGRAM DESIGNED TO EQUIP
INDIVIDUALS WITH THE RIGHT MINDSET AND SKILL SET.

YATSAR is a world-leading program aimed to equip you with the best skill set to start and grow a business that glorifies God.

for
Entrepreneurs

New or upcoming entrepreneurs who want to START or GROW their business

for Business
Owners

Seasoned business owners who are looking to transform their business to a God-centric enterprise that glorifies Him

for
Entrepreneurs

New or upcoming entrepreneurs who want to START or GROW their business

for Business
Owners

Seasoned business owners who are looking to transform their business to a God-centric enterprise that glorifies Him

transformation

Discover the power of personal transformation
by being immersed in the Joy and Presence of God.
At Yatsar, you will learn to elevate your career
with professional transformation and life-changing opportunities.

inspire

Evaluate Passions and Ideas: We
conduct personalized assessments,
honing in on your passions and ideas,
ensuring a business rooted in purpose

hands-on

Practicality and the sharing of experiences
will be at the center of learning at Yatsar.
You will embark on your entrepreneurial
journey as early as the second year, fully
equipped with a complete management toolkit.

THREE-STRAND ROPE

Join Yatsar and be part of a supportive community
that provides guidance and mentoring to help you grow
and succeed in your endeavors.
Experience the power of seed investment
to kickstart your projects and bring your ideas into life.

THE YATSAR EXPERIENCE – WHAT WE COVER

YATSAR is an experiential program aimed to equip you with the
best skill set to start and grow a business that glorifies God

foundation formation the raw clay

Lay the groundwork for aspiring entrepreneurs by exploring foundational Christian principles and business ethics. Students will delve into the fundamental teachings of integrity, honesty, and servant leadership as they represent the raw clay, the essential starting point for any entrepreneurial endeavor.

PERSONAL GROWTH TRACK

  • Identity and Purpose Discovery
  • Character Building through Integrity
  • Mindset Transformation

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TRACK

  • Vision Crafting and Ideation
  • Strategic Planning and Market Analysis
  • Financial Foundations and Stewardship

CREATING AND SHAPING A KINGDOM VISION

In this module, students will learn to shape their entrepreneurial vision through prayer, discernment, and creative thinking.
Drawing inspiration from biblical examples of visionaries, students will develop a clear sense of purpose and direction for their ventures, akin to the potter shaping the initial form of clay.

PERSONAL GROWTH TRACK

  • Self-Discovery and Purpose Alignment
  • Values Clarification and Life Alignment
  • Mindset Mastery for Personal Growth

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TRACK

  • Innovative Vision Crafting
  • Strategic Industry Analysis
  • Ecosystem Integration and Collaboration

strategic planning wheel of strategy

Dive into the strategic planning phase, where students will use the potter’s wheel as a metaphor for developing a solid business plan.
Understanding market dynamics, identifying target audiences, and crafting effective strategies will be emphasized, likened to the potter skillfully molding the clay into a refined shape.

PERSONAL GROWTH TRACK

  • Life Vision and Goal Setting
  • Time Management and Prioritization
  • Resilience and Adaptability

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TRACK

  • Sales Strategy and Optimization
  • Partnership Development and Collaboration
  • Innovation Frameworks and Implementation

financial stewardship firing the kiln

Build a foundation inethical finance andbusiness by aligningproduct value, managingcash flow transparently,and creating Kingdomfocused shareholderagreements.

PERSONAL GROWTH TRACK

  • Product Value Alignment
  • Transparent Cash Flow Management
  • Kingdom-Centric Shareholder Agreements

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TRACK

  • Product Value Alignment
  • Transparent Cash Flow Management
  • Kingdom-Centric Shareholder Agreements
  • Explore financial principles through

marketing & branding applying glaze

Similar to the potter applying glaze to enhance the aesthetics of the clay, this course focuses on marketing and branding.
Students will learn to present their ventures in a way that reflects their values, communicates their business effectively, and attracts their target audience.

PERSONAL GROWTH TRACK

  • Integrity-Driven Branding
  • Stewardship-Centric Marketing
  • Biblical Ethics in Personal Promotion

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TRACK

  • Strategic Positioning and Ethical Pricing
  • Creating Kingdom-Centric Buzz
  • Effective Campaign Management with Integrity

leadership development mastering the wheel

Shifting the focus to leadership development, mirroring the potter’s mastery of the wheel. Students will explore biblical leadership principles, honing their skills in team building, conflict resolution, and servant leadership, essential qualities for successful entrepreneurship.

PERSONAL GROWTH TRACK

  • Building Others through Servant Leadership
  • Self-Leadership and Continuous Improvement
  • Maintaining God’s Priorities in Decision-Making

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TRACK

  • Strategic Procurement and Contract Management
  • Efficient Operations Leadership
  • Stakeholder and Shareholder Management with Integrity

biblical worldview fireproof business

Entrepreneurship involves facing uncertainties, much like the firing process in pottery. This course will equip students to navigate risks, embrace challenges, and develop resilience rooted in their faith. Drawing lessons from biblical figures who faced adversity, students will emerge stronger and more prepared for the entrepreneurial journey.

PERSONAL GROWTH TRACK

  • Building Personal Resilience
  • Execution and Empowerment Leadership
  • Decision-Making Grounded in Faith

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TRACK

  • Leadership Differentiation and Risk Management
  • Tax and Legal Compliance
  • Performance Management and Resilience Metrics

kingdom business ready for service

In this final course, students will reflect on their journey and examine their businesses in light of Christian ethics and social responsibility. The focus is on creating a lasting impact, akin to the potter’s satisfaction in producing a finished masterpiece. Students will graduate with a deep understanding of how faith can be integrated into their businesses for the greater good.

PERSONAL GROWTH TRACK

  • Kingdom-Centric Decision-Making
  • Focused Impact Initiatives
  • Flexibility in Adapting Social Initiatives

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TRACK

  • Strategic Action Plans
  • Daily Operational Grind
  • Focused Execution

we are A School of
Entrepreneurship Built
on Kingdom Principles

At Yatsar, we value

THE CAMPUS

Accommodating a Vibrant
Community of up to 300 Individuals

Yatsar Academy is committed to promoting sustainability practices and eco-responsible initiatives.
As part of the commitment on this green campus initiative, students at Yatsar Academy will engage in various activities to create a sustainable environment.

Main Building

A 3,000sqm cross-inspired building, at the center of the Yatsar experience.

Worship and Conference space

A sanctuary hall, where minds meet and spirits soar. Your journey of enlightenment begins in our state-of-the-art auditorium, the place where our vibrant campus community unites!

Clusters

Immersed in nature, the clusters where lifetime memories are shared in the community of Yatsar entrepreneurs.

L'atelier

Step into the place where creativity molds and fires up. Learn how to shape your entrepreneurial and artistic journey at Yatsar Academy.

Creative Rooms

The space for all to free their imagination and fuel the FIRE of learning, cultivating one of Yatsar values.

Classrooms

Where innovation meets learning in modern facilities, fostering collaboration and entrepreneurial spirit at Yatsar Academy.

Chillaxing Space

Embrace the essence of community living, from sharing meals made of diverse culinary universes on the rooftop to enjoying the freshness of the infinite pool in hot days. Yatsar is a place where growth is nurtured beyond the classroom walls.  

Sports Facilities

The space where your competitive spirit is ignited and where the body is powered to be a strong vessel for your dynamic spirit. At Yatsar Academy, champions are molded and resilience is forged.

Le Potager

A sanctuary of sustainability and environmental engagement, where nature thrives alongside innovation, cultivating a green mindset for a brighter future.

THE YATSAR CAMPUS

The campus will be designed and constructed in an environmentally sustainable manner, using local and recycled material as available, renewable energy with a focus on reducing energy consumption and minimizing waste. This will not only help in reducing the carbon footprint of the campus but also teach students about the importance of sustainable building practices.

Meet the Founders &
Core Team of Yatsar:

Christophe

Founder& Chairman

Christophe is a serial entrepreneur who has successfully launched and managed ventures on various continents, mostly industrials. He is passionate about value creation at every level, particularly in cross-cultural environments.
A family man happily living a nomadic lifestyle, he is a servant of the living God now fully engaged in the realization of the Yatsar Academy.

Julien

Squad Member

Julien is a Belgian-Luxembourgish student in the business engineering bachelor, in Brussels. He provides help in the marketing part and project development. Julien is passionate about God, innovating, entrepreneurship, sports and a lot of other things.

Loïck

Squad Member

Loïck is married to Myriam and they have 5 adult children and 7 grandchildren. He has contributed in various ways to several entrepreneurial projects, both in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Currently, he mentors individuals in achieving success in their projects, managing the unlikely amidst complexity, with kindness and honor as secure values from the kingdom of GOD, establishing a relational framework that promotes cooperation and creativity. He is passionate about witnessing societal transformations through entrepreneurship aligned with godly values.

Mike

Chief Education Officer

Pastor Mike, a seasoned leader with over 25 years of ministry, church planting, and business development experience, is the founding Pastor of The Open Church. With a heart dedicated to spiritual growth and community service, He has played a pivotal role in establishing vibrant and inclusive communities in many nations.
His multifaceted journey encompasses not only the nurturing of spiritual communities but also the initiation of self-funded businesses in remote Indonesia, showcasing a unique blend of entrepreneurial spirit and social responsibility. A dynamic teacher and mentor, Pastor Mike has dedicated himself to training leaders and imparting valuable insights to empower others.
As the visionary force behind The Open Church, he continues to exemplify a harmonious fusion of spiritual wisdom and practical leadership, creating a transformative space that fosters both personal and communal growth.

Rivo

General Manager

Rivo is a seasoned executive with experience in various sectors, from corporate giants to humanitarian organizations, from startups to SMEs, in both Europe and Africa. Rivo grew up in Madagascar, the land of lemurs and vanilla, and is happily married, with three sons who keep him busy and entertained. Rivo‘s passion is to see people, companies and countries experience God‘s transformative power and love in their lives.

Tim

Squad Member

Tim has been crafting Christian projects on the web for over 8 years. Splitting his time between France and the Philippines, he’s got his hands full with his wife and a squad of about 34 dogs. Right now, he’s all about dishing out his skills to help fellow entrepreneurs own their destiny in the world of business. Everyone’s got a God-given gift, and our mission is to help you uncover yours

OUR CAMPUSES

A WORK IN PROGRESS

”WHEN WE DEDICATE OUR BUSINESS INTO GOD’S HANDS AND LET GOD
ESTABLISH ITS PATHS, HIS REALITY WILL BE MADE KNOWN“

YATSAR is the handiwork of God, fashioning together different puzzle pieces
and forming a masterpiece in His image.

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