A project launch online innovation tournament - an intensive learning experience that engages students in idea-generation and creative collaboration technique. Through a series of activities teams will come up with and present innovative, viable solutions to the Tournament challenge. Business experts will mentor teams’ efforts and evaluate the presented ideas.
A series of online sessions dedicated to best practices and attitudes that foster innovation, invention and entrepreneurship, enlarge networks, and improve career opportunities. Students will communicate with top performers from business who will share their experience and vision regarding various aspects, trends, needs and challenges and expose students to a variety of digital jobs and careers, and much valued job skills.
A mid-term project online semi-final providing student teams opportunity to present their projects to the panel of experts who will select teams-finalists with strong potential for their projects to become real businesses.
A project online final where the US - Russia teams will present their projects to experts, the panel of judges and the audience. Winning teams will be selected and announced at this stage.
Exchange visits of the winning teams to meet their peers face-to-face and to visit companies that provided support to the project who will host special events to expose international teams to their business objectives in the coming years, the types of employees and the mix of technical and entrepreneurial skills they will be looking for.