Children as young as 8 years old can be trained by IIT Delhi under this new program
The Delhi Atal Incubation Center (AIC) of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) has launched a technology entrepreneurship program in collaboration with STEMROBO Technologies for 8-18 year olds. Through this program, future business leaders will be nurtured and students will be helped to transform their ideas to work on real problem statements, helping them to become problem solvers by understanding the concepts of 21st century skills.
Using the CIC (Consumer – Innovator – Creator) approach, this program focuses on integrating skills such as robotics, 3D printing, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, coding and blockchain. Students will have the opportunity to exercise and practice academically acquired skills, with the aim of helping and developing potential entrepreneurs, the edtech company said.
The curriculum for this program will be technology-based learning and entrepreneurship, designed to help students turn their ideas and interests into profitable businesses. Mentors with relevant industry experience will provide real-world connections and training for students as they develop critical thinking skills, problem-solving skills, collaboration and communication skills.
In virtual meetings, students will have the opportunity to speak with subject matter experts. Students will participate in 64 hours of live online and offline sessions led by experts in the field. Each session will last one hour and students will receive self-study modules, which include easy-to-understand materials and pre-recorded video tutorials. Experts will help students create their profiles on social networking sites like YouTube or LinkedIn to build networks. Students will have the opportunity to participate in international competitions for visibility in more than 40 countries.
Manveen Chadha, Sr. Manager, AIC IIT Delhi said, “This program will help aspiring young entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life by providing them with a platform where they will have the opportunity to interact with experts in the field. entrepreneurship, industry mentors and academics. We look forward to working with STEMROBO Technologies to bring the wave of change and give wings to the entrepreneurial dreams of young people.
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