IIM Jammu offers a free course on entrepreneurship for students
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu has launched an online summer school for students in classes 10, 11 and 12. The structure of the program has focused on three main modules including entrepreneurship, literacy finance, critical thinking and personal development.
The one-week program will start from July 3 to July 10. The Summer School is an IIM Jammu sponsored program and will not charge any fees to the students.
The first module aims to teach students about the global business environment and entrepreneurship. The second module focuses on learning and acquiring new skills such as financial literacy, public speaking, problem solving and critical thinking, etc.
The course also includes a third module which imparts knowledge on the personal development of students. During this session, the moderator will emphasize the importance of being happy, understand the value of developing a hobby, and the importance of time management.
“The comprehensive program will assist students in their holistic development and help them realize their true potential,” IIM Jammu said in an official statement.
Professor BS Sahay, Director of IIM Jammu, said this program will broaden students’ knowledge in various disciplines and help them explore new career options.
IIM Jammu Summer School received around 500 applications on the first day of registration, the institute claims.
“The main goal of the program is to make learning fun, exciting and rewarding. The innovative teaching pedagogies employed by faculty members and subject matter experts will create a positive learning environment by engaging students in the best way possible,” the statement read.
The program coordinators, Dr. Archana Sharma and Dr. Kulwinder Kaur, have done extensive research in developing the program modules and are working hard to make this program a great success.
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