Impact Startup Challenge in Gerontology

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Highlights

  • Presented by SUSS in collaboration with 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 credit unit (cu) credit bearing:

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

For non-credit bearing:

SUSS and non-SUSS students (including pre-tertiary) pay a registration fee of S$180 per person (excluding GST).

    Programme Schedule

    Pre-programme Briefing: 6 Jan 2023, 7pm - 10pm
    Programme dates: 13 Jan, 16 Jan - 20 Jan 2023

    DateAgenda

    Pre-programme Briefing

    6 Jan 2023

    • Meet fellow participants and main mentors/accompanying staff
    • Brief intro to Lean Startup
    • Possible problem statements/1-min pitch brief

    Day 1

    13 Jan 2023

    • Meet local and foreign participants + icebreaking
    • 1-min pitch + Team Formation
    • Session 1: Intro to Javelin Board
    • Session 2: Customer Hypothesis + Problem Hypothesis
    • GOOB (Get-Out-Of-Building) 1

    Day 2

    16 Jan 2023

    • Session 3: Designing Experiments + Assumptions + Interviewing
    • Group discussion
    • GOOB 2
    • Study Visit 1
    • Session 4: Pivot & Persevere
    • Mentoring session

    Day 3

    17 Jan 2023

    • Session 5: Value Proposition Canvas (VPC) + Solution Testing + Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
    • Study Visit 2
    • GOOB 3
    • Mentoring session

    Day 4

    18 Jan 2023

    • Sesssion 6: How to Build Your Pitch Deck + Go-To-Market + Unit Economics
    • GOOB 4
    • Mentoring session

    Day 5

    19 Jan 2023

    • Pitch deck preparation + 1-on-1 mock pitch
    • Pitch rehearsal

    Demo Day

    20 Jan 2023

    • Pitch to Investors

    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

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