The Venture & Innovation Programme is a structured Education & Career Guidance (ECG) programme specially designed for undergraduates who are interested in startups and tech companies.
Students will get the chance to undergo a virtual attachment experience as an entrepreneur (Venture Track) or innovation consultant (Innovation Track).
Contact Hours: 10 consecutive weeks.
Students will join a 1-week Training Phase, followed by a choice of the 8-week Venture Track or 8-week Innovation Track. This culminates in a Demo Day in the final week.
Venue: Online; students attend from anywhere in the world.
Teaching Modality: Blended Learning; there will be a mix of independent work, mentorship, and 1-on-1 career guidance for each student.
(1) Why Startups & Tech
Understand the culture and inner workings of startup and tech companies.
How to select and evaluate a business problem to work on with high potential.
(3) Team Formation
Learn what goes into a good team, having complementary skills, and culture fit.
How to design a solution that is desirable, feasible and scalable.
In this track, students will form teams of up to 3 co-founders, and they will develop and build their own startup idea. This track is designed for undergraduates who are interested in entrepreneurship, and would like to explore a career as a co-founder of a startup or tech company. This is an introductory programme, and no prior experience is required.
In this track, students will enter as individuals, and they will be assigned to a client/host company to work on a real-life business problem. This track is designed for undergraduates who are interested in innovation consulting, and/or would like to explore a career as an early employee of a tech company. This is an introductory programme, and no prior experience is required.
Hands-on, real-life activities done in the safety of home.
Students need digital working skills now, more than ever.
A syllabus focused on emerging startups from all over South-East Asia.
A blockchain certificate
that students can proudly put on their LinkedIn profile.