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HTU Innovation and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp II for Graduates in Jordan

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Al Hussein Technical University (HTU) is pleased to invite all engineering and business graduates, to take part in its second Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IE) Bootcamp held between January 15 and February 16, 2019 at the HTU campus in King Hussein Business Park. The IE Bootcamp aims to provide graduates with leadership, entrepreneurship and critical thinking skills that help them successfully start their own business or secure high-quality employment. 

Description

The Bootcamp is a 4-week long journey of learning-by-doing where participants will work in teams to develop a "technological solution" in one of the frontier technologies to a chosen challenge that meets a real need in the market, and that has a social and/or environmental impact and addresses one (or more) of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The teams will compete for a chance to win financial support and potential incubation at HTU’s The CORE Incubator. Each team will develop a final pitch, and two prototypes as follows:

  1. A viable and scalable business model prototype.
  2. A hardware prototype based on Arduino and/or Raspberry Pi. 

Themes of the Bootcamp

Participants will receive in-depth training equipping them with best-in-class skills and practical knowledge and mindset to become successful entrepreneurs or intrapreneurs. The boot camp covers the following board themes:

  • Servant Leadership & Team Building.
  • Entrepreneurship: Mindset, Business Modeling, and Value Proposition Design.
  • Innovation & Human Centered Design.
  • Hardware prototyping using Arduinos, Raspberry Pi, sensors and other electronic components.

Eligibility

This Bootcamp targets unemployed graduates in engineering, IT or business majors with or without work experience, who meet the following criteria: 

  1. Currently unemployed.
  2. Graduated from an accredited Jordanian University in one of the following majors:
  • Engineering.
  • IT or Computer Science
  • Business (such as Marketing, Finance, Management, etc..) 
  1. English proficiency.
  2. Full commitment to attend the entire program and be on time every day from 9am to 4pm. 
  3. Have secured transportation to and from HTU campus in the King Hussein Business Park.
  4. Passionate and driven to change the world.

*Knowledge in Arduino and/or Raspberry Pi is highly beneficial and preferable.

Costs

Free! All costs are covered by SPARK-Jordan, Al-Quds Academy for Scientific Research and HTU.

Why Apply?

  • Learn and complement your current skill set with sought after design thinking, innovation and entrepreneurial skills. 
  • Improve your capacity and self-confidence to secure employment after receiving certification. 
  • Learn what it takes to start a company.
  • Learn from top experts in the field who have successfully launched startups and understand the Jordanian startup ecosystem.
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of peers working on real-life challenges.
  • Build & prototype a solution based on a real-life challenge using both hardware & software.
  • Improve your soft-skills in communication, presentation, team building and leadership.
  • Receive HTU’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Certification.

Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Jordan
Age Groups
Not specified
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Technology, Entrepreneurship, Engineering, Business

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Young Professionals
Funding
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Participation fees
Opportunity will take place in
Jordan
Required Documents
others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Business, Engineering and Manufacturing, Information Technology
Educational Level
Bachelor
Required Languages
English
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