IBA Online Winter Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens 2021

The IBA CED conducted another exciting Camp this winter. The IBA Online Winter Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens 2021 was held from January 18, 2021 till January 22, 2021.

The Winter Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens was based on online experiential learning stimulating young participants to unleash their creative potential. The camp brought together kids aged 13-19 from across Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Along with fun-filled online activities and effectual learning, the program offered participants the opportunity to explore their entrepreneurial ideas, develop an entrepreneurial mindset and learn core values.

The IBA Online Winter Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens 2021 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, including Sam's Case factory and Roxanne Quimby. Participants had the opportunity to take part in several activities including the effectual snack activity, menti-meter, sensibility test, Idea generation and Online word puzzles. The Guest Speaker Series was an amazing opportunity for participants to learn from international and local experts. Participants also learnt Spanish during the program as part of the Global Integration Module. The purpose of this module was to give participants some tools to deal with a global marketplace.

Our respected international speakers who joined in the international Guest Speaker Series included Professor Hans Michael Guelich- Director, Entrepreneurship and Industry Collaboration at Stamford International University, Thailand who conducted an interactive session on "Entrepreneurial Pulse" with participants as well as Dr. Umair Shah who joined from the University of Waterloo and acted as an honorary judge in the parliamentary debate.

The Camp concluded with a Graduation Ceremony held on January 22, 2021. Family and friends of the participants were invited to this much awaited event. Mr. Salman Elahi, CEO and founder of Binae welfare association and Chairman Pakistan Blind sports Federation joined as "Chief Guest" for the ceremony.

Participants also had the opportunity to attend a session with Dr. Saras. D. Sarasvathy

The program ended with distribution of certificates and awards to the IBA Online Winter Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens 2021 graduates. It was a truly remarkable night marking the many achievements of the class of 2021.

The Guest Speaker Series included:

IBA Online Winter Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens 2021
IBA Online Winter Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens 2021
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