"Innovation & Entrepreneurship" have become a key driver of equitable economic growth, and have immense potential as a generator of employment opportunities. Therefore, developing culture and skills of entrepreneurial thinking within the communities in which we live and work has become a focus for governments and societies worldwide. One of the main mandates of Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC) is to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the ICT sector in Egypt.
Among many strategic initiatives that have been developed to contribute to this promotion come the capacity building programs. Capacity building programs are directed to Students and graduates to provide the necessary education and training in the area of innovation and entrepreneurship that the current education system lacks. Building on global studies' recommendations to embed entrepreneurship education early at university stage, while expanding the government support for innovation and entrepreneurship, TIEC has taken the initiative to launch an ambitious program under the name of InnovEgypt with the aim of providing widespread education and training in the area of innovation, and entrepreneurship.
InnovEgypt Online is a special version of InnovEgypt that is designed to inspire students and graduates to be entrepreneurs, and provide them with the main knowledge in addition to the most popular and creative tools required to achieve that. In response to global new challenge of the current pandemic, the course is designed to follow the new blended learning approach through a unique combination of synchronous and asynchronous learning experience. The new course design ensure the maximum benefit at higher convenience to all participants, removing all location and distance barriers existed before. The total time of the course is 30 hours of which 16 hours delivered real time over 4 days of interactive real time workshops.
InnovEgypt Online Program is a training program in the area of innovation and entrepreneurship directed to university Students and graduates in ICT specializations who are aspiring to be future innovators and entrepreneurs, either through establishing their own innovative start-ups or through manifesting skills that are highly required by local and multinational companies.
InnovEgypt Online is a program that consists of 3 Main modules:
InnovEgypt Online program aims at creating an Egyptian base of qualified calibers of potential innovators and entrepreneurs by providing widespread training in innovation, technology management, Design thinking, and entrepreneurship for students and graduates based on best practices and lessons learned.
The main objectives of the program are threefold:
Applicants to Innovegypt Online should meet the following criteria:
In addition to the above, the following are preferable:
- Active participation in student organization/ volunteering social activities.
- Leadership skills and the ability to work within a team.
- Looking forward to be an entrepreneur.