IQ Academy

IQ Academy is a co-curricular program that will empower you with the skillsets, mindsets and toolsets to become an entrepreneur, use innovation in your chosen career or to simply be prepared for the future of work.

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What to expect

Guided by experienced innovators through fascinating founder talks, real world projects and collaborative hands-on activities, IQ Academy is an experience not to be missed.

Over six weekly workshops, you will be immersed in how to think like a startup, validate your ideas, build incredible teams, create products or services people love, get into growth hacking and discover the art of a great pitch.

You will be working on case studies from real companies that give you stories to tell and a showcase of work to share with future employers.

Who should join

IQ Academy is for students across all disciplines who want to develop their skills in innovation, making them better ideators, leaders and sought-after employees.

You may wish to take away enterprise skills to apply to your own startup, find like-minded people to work with in the future or give yourself an added edge over others in the workforce.

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What will I get out of it?

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    Knowledge

    From design thinking, to rapid prototyping and everything in between, you’ll pick up all the know-how on how to succeed in this fast-moving world.

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    Experience

    Apply your newfound skills through engaging and memorable activities, diversifying your skillset and enabling you to take on the future working world with confidence.

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    Mentorship

    Hear from founders from start-up hotspots like Silicon Valley and seasoned business professionals who will share their journeys and learnings with you.

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    Portfolio

    Work on projects and challenges from real startups and corporates that you can use as an impressive showcase to future employers.