​​InnovEgypt Online ​

Turning students and graduates into successful entrepreneurs and enc​ouraging their endeavors​
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"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. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Why InnovEgypt Online

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 a global new challenge of the current pandemic, the course is designed to follow the new blended learning approach through a unique combination of a synchronous and asynchronous learning experience. The new course design ensures the maximum benefit at higher convenience to all participants, removing all location and distance barriers that existed before. The total time of the course is 44 hours of which 30 hours delivered real-time over 5 days of interactive real-time workshops.

What is InnovEgypt Online program?

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.

Program overview

InnovEgypt Online is a program that consists of 3 main modules:

1. Innovation and Technology Management: provides a clear understanding of innovation, why innovation is important, innovation types, and sources. Focus is given to technology innovation and technology trends, and how modern technologies were deployed to create innovative ideas.
2. Design thinking: the core of the program and the base on which the whole journey is built. It provides an understanding of design thinking as a human‐centered approach to innovation, and as a powerful process to creative problem solving, that can be applied to any industry to create solutions. When design-thinking approaches are applied to business, the success rate for innovation improves substantially.
3. Entrepreneurship: in addition to inspiring participants to become successful entrepreneurs. It gives a clear understanding of entrepreneurship main concepts and provides training on the essential strategic planning tools required by potential entrepreneurs to define and communicate their business ideas using business model ontology. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

General Objective

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:

1 Introducing the basic knowledge required to inspire participants to think as entrepreneur.
2 Learn how to generate innovative ideas using Design Thinking as an effective and innovative problem solving technique.
3Developing entrepreneurial skills, through introducing the basic concepts of entrepreneurship, and applying interactive learning for using essential tools required to turn their ideas into business.
Who Can Apply

Applicants to Innovegypt Online should meet the following criteria:

1For graduates: the graduates of the year 2012 or after.
2For students: students who finished their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of study.
3Faculties and background:
a. All ICT related specialties (Engineering-computer science- Computers and Artificial Intelligence – Information systems, industrial education- science; computer dept.)
b. For other non ICT related education, applicants who received ICT training or have any related experience in ICT related fields can apply
4Good command of the English language.
5The applicant should not have attended the InnovEgypt training before.
6Commitment to attend the real-time workshops of the entire camp (5 Days/ 5 Hours per Day), and commitment to teamwork to submit all designated assignments/tasks.

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.

Certification Requirements
Attend all days for live online sessions
Total absence does not exceed 5 hours over the 5 days
Submit all offline activities and assignments required
Submit all forms required. (Feedback, project)
Pass the project pitching
How to Apply

Participants who are eligible to register will go through the following process:

1Please register in the registration form
2You will be contacted through your email to confirm your acceptance.
3Confirm your acceptance using the link provided in the email. Please do not confirm unless you are sure and intend to participate because we need an actual count of real attendees.
4Final list for each camp will be announced on the event page on our Facebook page.
5Please be on time!
6You may be asked to submit an official academic document, proving your academic year and grade, to the TIEC's representative.

(You will be informed with more details through email or our Facebook page).


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