Gerontology Impact Startup Challenge

Impact Startup Challenge in Gerontology (CDO303GER)


ISC Covers (Gerontology)

 

Highlights:

  • Presented by SUSS in collaboration with 10 ASEAN-China cities
  • Work in international teams and focus on solving issues that an ageing population faces
  • Learn from industry experts in Gerontology
  • Pitch your business to investors and startup mentors
  • Endorsed as a SUSS Overseas Experience*

Programme Fee

For 5 cu credit bearing:

  • SUSS full-time and part-time students, prevailing course fees apply.

For non-credit bearing option:

  • SUSS students pay a registration fee of S$180 per person (excl. GST).
  • Pre-tertiary and non-SUSS students pay a registration fee of S$180 per person (excl. GST).

Programme Schedule

Pre-programme Briefing: 12 July 2022, 7pm - 10pm
Programme dates: 12 July, 18 July - 23 July 2022

Date/TimeAgenda
12 July 2022 (7pm-10pm)
  • Meet fellow participants and main mentors/accompanying staff
  • Brief intro to Lean Startup
  • Possible problem statements/1-min pitch brief
18 July 2022 (Full Day)
  • Meet foreign participants + icebreaking
  • 1-min pitch + Team Formation
  • Intro to Javelin Board (GBA 1)
19 July 2022 (Full Day)
  • Problem Hypothesis Round 1 & Prepare for interview
  • GOOB (Get-Out-Of-Building)
  • Study Visit 1
  • How to prepare a pitch deck
  • Problem Hypothesis Round 2
  • Learning from the Experiment
20 July 2022 (Full Day)
  • Problem MVP + Value Proposition Canvas (GBA 2)
  • Study Visit 2
  • GOOB
21 July 2022 (Full Day)
  • Solution MVP + testing
  • GOOB
  • Review learnings
22 July 2022 (Full Day)
  • Pitch deck preparation
  • Pitch rehearsal
23 July 2022 (9am-12pm)
  • Pitch to Investors (GBA 3)

Admission Eligibility Criteria

  • SUSS Full-time students may register for this course as a 5 cu elective under SUSS Core. FTMKTG students can take the course as a major elective.
  • SUSS Part-time students may register for this course as a 5 cu elective under General Elective. BSBM students can take the course as a major elective. 
  • Optionally SUSS students may take this course as a non-credit bearing course and register via SIMS events portal. The course is not graded and will not affect your CGPA.
  • Pre-tertiary and non-SUSS students may take this course as a non-credit bearing course and register via SIMS events portal.

Email to entrepreneurship@suss.edu.sg if you have questions.

Trainer Profile

Dr Kelvin Tan

Dr Kelvin Tan

Senior Lecturer,
S R Nathan School of Human Development

Guest Speakers

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Janice Chia

Janice Chia

Managing Director,
Ageing Asia Pte Ltd

Joshua Tan

Joshua Tan

Managing Director,
JT LEGAL LLC

Oliver Tian

Oliver Tian

CEO,
HutCabb Consulting

Shen Nansheng

Shen Nansheng

Deputy CEO,
CoNEX Healthcare Pte Ltd

Kim Hee Young

Kim Hee Young

Social Entrepreneur / UX Designer
Joanne Wong

Joanne Wong

Head of TOUCH Cyber Wellness (TCW)

Community Partners

Community Partners - ISCGER

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