By Yedhu Gopan (Product Manager |Ex-Kitopi | Ex-Aramex)
SKILLS: Market Analysis, Customer Profiling, Ideation, Prototyping...
Learn how to identify market opportunities, create customer-centric solutions, and build successful ventures with Yedhu. This hands-on experience will provide the tools and hacks you need in ideation, prototyping, and creative problem-solving, guided by the coach's life experiences and anecdotes. You will explore the various stages of design thinking and apply the concepts to real-world examples.
Morning 1: 11:30 am to 12:10 pm (40 Minutes)
By Mira Tabbara (Decision Analytics and Wellness Coach)
SKILLS: Resilience-Building Strategies, Goal-Setting, Stress and Fear Control...
Embark on a transformative journey where you'll reframe your understanding of failure, recognizing it as a stepping stone to innovation and success. Through interactive activities, insightful discussions, and practical resilience-building strategies, you'll learn to navigate setbacks with greater self-compassion and a growth mindset. Leave empowered with a personal action plan to boldly turn future failures into opportunities for development and breakthroughs.
By Shamim Chowdhury (Co-Founder & Chief Empowerment Officer @LETSRISE)
SKILLS: Mind-Mapping, Pattern-Recognition, Self-Evaluation, Actionability...
Join us for a groundbreaking workshop where you'll craft your unique "failure resume," spotlighting your setbacks and the invaluable lessons they taught you. This reflective exercise not only allows you to view failures as catalysts for growth but also inspires resilience as you share and discover the often-overlooked realities of personal journeys. Walk away with a renewed perspective, ready to embrace future challenges fearlessly and to appreciate the hidden opportunities they bring.
Afternoon 1: 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm (50 Minutes)
By Rami Aljundi (Assistant Director @ StartAD)
SKILLS: Time Management, Self-motivation, Delegation...
Join us for an engaging workshop led by a seasoned entrepreneur of 14 years who has weathered the highs and lows of the business world. In this session, we'll delve into the entrepreneurial mindset and explore the concept of "failing fast" as seen through the eyes of someone who has experienced it firsthand. Discover the practical strategies, psychological hacks, and management techniques that have not only helped our speaker bounce back but thrive in the face of adversity.
The presentation will be followed by an extensive Q&A session with Rami to ask him anything you want or pick his mind on your personal challenges!
By Dr. Louiza Chitour & Hisham Akhtar (Directors and Program Managers @Plug & Play)
SKILLS: Pitching DOs & DON'Ts, Elevator Pitch + Real-Time Application...
Coming up with ideas is the first step of the entrepreneurial process, but crafting a stellar story to communicate them to the world really makes ideas come to life. Not only that, great stories help investors buy into your grand vision. Join us for an interactive workshop around Pitching Pitfalls led by Hisham Akhtar and Dr. Louiza Chitour from Plug and Play, one of the most active early-stage VCs globally - you will not only learn about best practices but actually craft your elevator pitch and present it during the session! Don't miss this opportunity!
Afternoon 2: 1:45 pm to 3:15 pm (1h30)
By Dr. Ashaia Haroun (Mentor @Khalifa Fund | Ex-Toyota Management)
SKILLS: Management, Task-Delegation, KPI-Design, Vision-Setting...
How to hack human behavior cues to build a formidable team? How to recognize a truly competent recruit in a mere 30-minute interview? How to empower your teammates into agency and master the art of delegation? How do situations dictate what type of leadership you should showcase? What management tools can you use depending on the stage of your team... Explore all of these questions through interactive discussions, scenario analysis, situational simulations, and more with Dr. Ashaia and draw on his 40-year life experience in management.
By Suraya Turk (Managing Partner & Lawyer @Legal Circle)
SKILLS: Legal Roadmap, Tips & Tricks + Free Advisory...
How to register my startup in the UAE? Can I own a startup as a student? What visas do I get access to? Navigate the intricate web of the UAE Legal Landscape, delve into the distinctions between Mainland and Freezone, decipher the nuances of UAE's legal jurisdictions and fundraising, learn how to safeguard your intellectual property, and use our extensive Q&A and Free Consultancy session with Legal Circle to ask all YOUR OWN specific questions.
Afternoon 3: 3:30 pm to 5 pm (1h30)