FutureSkill: Entrepreneurship & Business | Being Entrepreneurial
Entrepreneurs are not limited to start-ups; they are essential in corporations, governments, NGOs and also in academics. Successful entrepreneurs, apart from skills and knowledge, have one thing in common, an entrepreneurial mindset. It’s not only the most important ingredient for running successful ventures but is also an important skill to navigate the unpredictable world and master one’s own professional journey. Join us in traversing the exciting world of entrepreneurship to learn this critical skill that transcends industries. Our live, certified course, spread over 4 weekends, explores real-world tales of startup triumphs, makes a deep dive into India’s buzzing entrepreneurial scene, and unlocks the power of AI in building ventures. Get ready for hands-on experiences in solving real problems, validating ideas, and developing products that could shape the future. With exciting project-based learning, this isn’t a typical course, it’s a roadmap for developing a robust entrepreneurial mindset.
This course is for high schoolers (Grades 9-12) who aspire to thrive as entrepreneurs, equipped with the knowledge and skills to build successful ventures in diverse career paths.
Entrepreneurial Insights: Stories, Era of the Indian Entrepreneur, AI Trends, and Mindset Adoption Explored
Passion Pursuit: Challenges, Feedback, and Building Personas for Entrepreneurial Success
‘Go Build’ Magic: Crafting a Value Proposition, Mapping Features, and User Journey
Storytelling Mastery: Infusing the ‘X-Factor’ into Venture Tales, Art, and Science Explored
Inspiring Entrepreneur Tale: Explain Lessons Learned in Success
Problem Solving: Describe ‘Customer Voices,’ Present Entrepreneurial Insights
Feature Mapping & Journey: Craft the Blueprint for Product/Service Excellence
Pitch Your Story
Grading, Assessments & Certification
All Ashoka Horizons courses offer a certificate on satisfactory completion of the course. The 3 components of student assessment are-
Two MCQs in each class – 20%
Final submission after four weeks: A (max) two-page note summarising the ‘Problem’; the ‘Voice of Customer’ insights; a brief description of product/service features & user journey; and the ‘story’ – 50%
In-class participation and attendance – 30%
Class participation will be assessed based on your active engagement in live sessions, contributions to discussion forums, and involvement in Teaching Fellow-led activities. Letters of Appreciation will be issued for select students based on exceptional performance in the course.
This course is administered through an online platform. Students are expected to have a foundational understanding of computer usage, including but not limited to sending emails and conducting Internet searches. Consistent access to the Internet and a computer that aligns with the recommended minimum specifications are also requisite for participation in the course.