Known as "Accelerating IT Innovation" (AITI), more than 30 engineering and computer science students developed real-world mobile service start-ups as well as implemented well-researched technology and business plans.
The MIT AITI comes from a multi-disciplinary group of MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives that promotes development in emerging regions by cultivating young technology entrepreneurs. JCSE director and host, Prof
Dwolatzky says that AITI partners with universities such as Wits to offer advanced courses in entrepreneurship and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). These courses are taught by
"The programme develops curriculum materials, software technologies, platforms, and networks that enable undergraduate students in emerging regions to innovate. It often results in the creation of technology start-ups, which is in line with the ethos of the JCSE and our approach to incubator programmes. It also fosters the development of entrepreneurial spirit as well as job creation, which is critical," says Dwolatzky.
The course culminates on Saturday,
Anyone wanting to attend can contact student leader
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