How can a course be innovative? It can take the form of content, pedagogy, format and probably other dimensions. In this section, we will highlight some of the innovative elements of the format of the course.
CIE continues to try out different methods for imparting the necessary entrepreneurship knowledge and skills and making it an experiential learning experience. The broader agenda is to encourage students to be more entrepreneurial and have them decide when and how they adopt the entrepreneurship path.
PES University introduced a new format for the first time for the Summer semester: special topic courses carrying 2-credits, entire course offered across 5 days with 6 hours each day. CIE was quick to seize this opportunity. Unlike CIE-Level 1 course offered during the regular semester, the Summer course was offered to both PES students as well as non-students – practically anyone could register for this course.
CIE-Level1 was offered in a new compact 5-day format without sacrificing content, quality or experience (see infographics below). In this section, I would like to highlight some of the innovative elements of course design implemented in the CIE-Level1.