High school students from Udmurtia will take part in the SberZ school accelerator in 2021. It was reported by the press office of the head and government of the republic.
The goal of the program is to unleash talents and create a community of future entrepreneurs
Students of grades 8-11 will participate in the accelerator. In a few months, they will learn how to identify future customers and diagnose their needs. Also, students will learn critical thinking, time management to develop a minimum viable product. Employees of well-known companies will share their experience with high school students.
It is no coincidence that we have created a program specifically for schoolchildren. Children have the greatest readiness to learn, the freshest ideas and the wildest dreams. Today's schoolchildren will soon become adults, and it depends on them what our country will be like in 20-30 years
He added that the value of the program is to teach students to make decisions in the face of uncertainty, form a team and assign roles. Students also learn to present their project ideas to the general public. And these skills are essential for success in today's world.The school accelerator was launched in 2019 in four schools in Moscow, 100 students were trained in online and offline formats, forming 26 teams. In the final, eight teams presented their projects to the jury.