In May of 2012 Geeta Ajmera, Director of Logistics and Student Admissions, and Radhika Bhatt, Project Manager Mumbai,and Bryan Cockel, Camp Director of BizSmart Global, the premiere education institution teaching 22nd century business and entrepreneurial skills to students age twelve to eighteen, had the honor of visiting many school campuses in Mumbai to learn about each unique school program.
Geeta Ajmera, BizSmart Global Director Logistics and Student Admissions
Radhika Bhatt, BizSmart Global Mumbai Project Manager
Bryan Cockel, BizSmart Global Camp Director, with students from a past session in India
In each conversation we discussed the importance of preparing youth with essential skills to meet the challenges of today’s highly competitive global marketplace and our desire to bring a unique world class, integrated, hands-on product design and business plan competition to students in Mumbai.
Practical skills, like public speaking, design thinking, cost analysis, innovation, competitive analysis, market messaging and brainstorming are included in this state-of-the-art curriculum. Geeta and Radhika are both currently working on preparations in India for our Aspire to Greatness program for November 14-18, 2012.
The program will operate at Cathedral School in Mumbai, India. Students from schools throughout India are welcome to apply using the form found on this website, to attend.
Students' brainstorming ideas during hands-on project
Radhika Bhatt, who is based in Mumbai, and is BizSmart Global Project Manager for Mumbai programs, is currently talking to stellar schools telling them about the opportunity to become a possible venue partner for our BizSmart Global November 14-18, 2012 Mumbai launch.
“Aspire to Greatness” will be conducted at the premiere school campus location of The Cathedral School and John Connon School in Mumbai, over a five day period, during the dates of November 14-18, 2012. Students from this school which is a venue for the program are receiving the information right now directly from their school administration. Students who are 12-18 from all schools in India are also invited to apply for this special program. Fill out the on-line application form by clicking on the Application tab at the top of the page. Apply early to reserve a spot as spaces are limited.
Student teams will compete to design a totally new and different solar powered light for d.light design, a Silicon Valley company founded by two graduates of the world renowned Stanford Design School. The winning team will be invited to pitch their new product at a national venture funding event. In addition, depending on age and qualifications, the top student, chosen by the BizSmart Global staff will receive an internship to work at, or a full scholarship to, an exclusive two week entrepreneurship camp held at Stanford University.
Schools and student interested in participating should contact us now: If you are a premiere school in Mumbai that serves students who are ages 12-18, who would like your students to participate, or be considered as a venue for future programs, you don’t have to wait for us to contact you, you can contact us. Send your desire to participate in the “Aspire to Greatness” workshop now by filling out a message form with your contact information on the contact us portion of this website. You may also contact our BizSmart Global Mumbai Project Manager Radhika Bhatt by email: firstname.lastname@example.org and our Director of Student Admissions and Program Logistics, Geeta Ajmera.
Dr. Michael Gibbs, CEO of BizSmart Global invites you to find out more about how together we can give students a competitive edge in this fierce economy, visit us at www.bizsmartglobal.com/India/ We look forward to partnering with you to bring this truly visionary world class education program to Mumbai. Watch for more information to come by checking back to read future blogs at: www.bizsmartglobal.com/india/
Dr. Mike Gibbs, BizSmart Global CEO, Founder
BizSmart Global works with international companies based in the US and in India to provide real world business examples using hands-on business cases and industry experts. Companies interested in partnering with BizSmart Global should contact: Dr.Mike Gibbs, CEO, at email@example.com, or Peggy Gibbs, COO, at firstname.lastname@example.org. They look forward to talking with you!
Dr. Mike Gibbs and Peggy Gibbs
For additional information about other programs that BizSmart Global operates such as Innovate This! plus special topic seminars and events that will be posted for 2013 will be posted in the future on: www.bizsmartglobal.com