Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The Ignite Innovation Lab (IGL) Digital Transformation, is an online startup incubator that provides lessons on human centered design-thinking, digital marketing, and is committed to equipping youths in Africa with the digital literacy and critical skills necessary to create digital enterprise solutions that are progressing the Sustainable Development Goals and adapt to the global workforce—and the very nature of work in the 21st Century. IGL is a program of Inspire Africa for Global Impacts Initiative.
The goal is to help African startups shift to digitization, navigate workforce shift, and succeed in today’s evolving global market.
Virtual, Team-based, Multi-Day Workshop: Participants will explore a multitude of human-centered design methodologies such as need finding, ethnographic observation, and rapid prototyping. The vehicles for learning include hands-on activities through digital tools (G-Suite), online group exercises, research and discussions, short lectures, and pitch rehearsals.
Design Exercises & Digital Marketing: During these extensive exercises, participants will infuse design thinking into business planning and entrepreneurial activities. Afterwards, further hands-on learning and workshops on digital marketing will ensure to under-stand the role of social media on customer acquisition.
Project Leadership: Participants will be introduced to a series of creative confidence team building and leadership activities that will equip them with the leadership capacity to implement the business project and work with a team remotely.
Innovation Challenge Process
Teams will pitch virtually and the winning team members will receive:
Source: visit https://www.weinspireafrica.org/igl