The 5th IBA International Entrepreneurship Summer School (IESS) is an 18-day program intended to expose the participants to the world of entrepreneurship from an Asian perspective while immersing in the cultural abundance of Pakistan through lectures, workshops, experiential exercises, games and simulations. The frameworks discussed in the course provide an opportunity for the participants to unleash their entrepreneurial potential and to work with the minimal amount of resources to create ventures which are environmentally, socially and ethically sensitive. After the first phase of Experience Karachi, the participants are taken to Discover Pakistan to explore the northern beauty of Pakistan. IESS 2020 continues its legacy and revolves around the theme “Think. Explore. Create. and Discover.”. Furthermore, the participants are also taken for industry visits and to the traditional markets and bazaars. IESS is one of its kind program with renowned international, national faculty and speakers imparting their knowledge, skills, expertise and experience.
5th August – 14th August 2020
The 6 ECT/ 3 credit hour course on entrepreneurship comprises of entrepreneurial lessons by international & national faculty over a period of 10 academic classes. This academic part also includes guest speaker sessions by industrialist & entrepreneurs from all around the globe followed by interactive student presentations and group activities on entrepreneurial models. Additionally, for a more hands-on learning experience participants will be taken to field trips ranging from industrial visits to traditional market places of the city and leading community NGOs.
This program is designed to take you on an entrepreneurial journey that acquaints the participants with the natural beauty of Pakistan’s economic engine, Karachi. The participants will not only experience Karachi’s multi-cultural environment but also its culinary diversity through formal dinners and BBQ night; one can say that eating out is Karachi’s national sport. The program also includes a special ceremony on Independence Day of Pakistan.
International Participants USD $ 1100 *
National Participants PKR 75,000
14th August – 22nd August 2020
IESS is designed to offer a riveting experience of experiential entrepreneurship learning through academics in addition to a uniquely extensive Pakistan tour. This part of the program i.e. DISCOVER Pakistan exposes participants to wonderful surprises this country has to offer; ranging from the busy and fast-moving metropolitan cities of Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad to experiencing a peaceful lifestyle of its people in the enchanting valleys of Naran and Kaghan followed by breathtaking rafting, trekking and hiking experiences in the heart of northern areas.
International Participants USD $ 500*
Certificate of attendance:
On completion of the summer school, participants will be awarded a Summer School Certificate from the IBA- Center of Entrepreneurial Development, and will be granted 3 credit hours and 6 ECTs.
For more information, please see the attached brochure and links to the website and social media accounts.
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The IBA Center for Entrepreneurial Development is yet again going to surpass the contemporary standards in entrepreneurial teaching and pedagogy, as it plans to organize its flagship event for the fourth consecutive year.
The Role and Importance of Educators in Entrepreneurship Development
Explain how our educators play their role in cultivating the art of entrepreneurship into the mindsets of our youth.
Latest Developments in Entrepreneurship Research and Pedagogy
Emphasizes the importance of academic entrepreneurship related research and teaching in institutions and its ability to create a conducive environment for boosting entrepreneurship in Pakistan.
Innovations in Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (Entrepreneurship and Incubation Centers)
Emerging trends and models of incubation and the role of entrepreneurial centers in promoting.
Vocational Education and its shifting role in Entrepreneurship
The role of Vocational entrepreneurship in changing the trends of the economy of Pakistan as the Small and Medium-sized enterprises are setting their foot and creating prospects for the country.
Rao Israr Ahmed
Phone: 021-38104700 Ext. 2664