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iLearn@america: Innovation Readiness Series with the University of Texas

Tuesday 09 October 2012
iLearn@america: Innovation Readiness Series with the University of Texas

 

In cooperation with the University of Texas and Trisakti University, @america is offering 20 qualified participants a chance to enroll in iLearn@america: Innovation Readiness Series with the University of Texas.

 

The 8-week course will be held each Monday evening from 6:30 - 9pm starting October 29th (Orientation Day) and finishing December 17thIt will help entrepreneurs starting a business and provide entrepreneurs with the building blocks for a successful business plan such as: assessing the competition, validating the market, and pitching your innovation in order to increase your chances of a successful product launch. Indonesian professors will moderate each class and interpret the concepts introduced in the program, giving local examples, to better understand in an Indonesian context.

 

@america is offering 20 qualified participants a chance to enroll in this course. If you are interested, please send a short (one to two paragraphs) written description of yourself and your experience as an entrepreneur or explain why you want to be an entrepreneur. Anyone, including students, entrepreneurs, employers, or public sector or private sector employees, can apply. Submissions should be in English and include your name and contact information (mobile and email). Please send to iLearn@atamerica.info with the subject titled "Entrepreneurship.”

 

Good candidates for this complementary program should:

· Be an early stage entrepreneur or have an idea that they want to commercialize; and

· Have a good understanding of the English language as the online material, presentations, and basic quizzes will be in English.

· Access to the internet, either at home, work, or elsewhere, would be helpful for the learning experience but not mandatory.

 

Participants that successfully complete the course will receive a joint certificate from the U.S. State Department and University of Texas. There’s a possibility for a competition at the end of the program that will allow participants to practice and demonstrate the skills and tools taught during the course.

 

Submission Deadline: Sunday, 14 October 2012 (23:59) 

 

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