Graduation Ceremony of Summer Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens

The IBA Online Summer Entrepreneurship Camp (SEC) for Teens 2020 drew to a close on June 26, 2020. The 10-day program scheduled from June 15 till June 26, 2020, began with an orientation session on June 14, 2020. The camp was based on online experiential learning which was designed to stimulate the participants to unleash their entrepreneurial potential. Along with fun-filled online activities and effectual learning, the program offered participants the opportunity to explore their entrepreneurial ideas, develop an entrepreneurial mindset, master essential life skills, learn core values and develop a strategy to deal with uncertainty after COVID-19. The program was designed to act as a catalyst to the participants’ entrepreneurial journey in starting, growing and managing their own ventures.

IBA SEC for Teens 2020 commenced with a welcome note from Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Program Director & Associate Professor, IBA CED. During the camp participants learnt about the theory of effectuation supported by several case studies. Participants had the opportunity to take part in several activities including the effectual snack activity, menti-meter, sensibility test, profile writing, Idea generation, descriptive writing, Online Scrabble, Experiential Exercises, word puzzles and the parliamentary debate. The Guest Speaker Series was an amazing opportunity for participants to learn from international and local experts. Each international guest speaker session was supported by a virtual tour of the respective country/city from which they were addressing the class. 76 students from grade 6 to A-Levels participated in this online camp.

The Camp concluded with a Graduation Ceremony held on June 26, 2020. Family and friends of the participants were invited to this much awaited event. The ceremony began with a recitation of the Holy Quran by one of the students, Mr. Teham Irfan. A special address was given by the Program Director, Dr. Shahid Qureshi, followed by an address by our Guests of Honour, Dr. Khurram Shariff (Qatar University) and Dr. Sarfraz Mian (Professor of Entrepreneurship & Strategy and Chair of the Marketing & Management Department at the School of Business, State University of New York). Dr. Syed Zahoor Hassan (Visiting Faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and Ex-Vice Chancellor of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) was the Chief Guest for the ceremony.

The night ended with distribution of certificates and awards to the IBA Online Summer Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens 2020 graduates. It was a truly remarkable night marking the many achievements of the class of 2020.

The International Guest Speaker Series included:

The Local Special Guest Speaker Series included:

Graduation Ceremony of Summer Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens
Graduation Ceremony of Summer Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens
Graduation Ceremony of Summer Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens
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