Published: 30th July 2020
What to expect from Metamorphosis Edu's School of Entrepreneurship that's launching on August 1
Hyderabad-based Metamorphosis Edu is going to launch their School of Entrepreneurship virtually on August 1 and this is why we are all so excited about it. Students also weigh in on the matter
What if there was truly a thing called the School of Cool? Where you would learn cool things like entrepreneurship which would help shape the leader in you that dreams of leading a team that would go on to change the world — with the help of that one crazy idea. That's what EdTech start-up Metamorphosis Edu's School of Entrepreneurship is all about. Nurturing that one audacious idea that has the power to change the world, as we know it.
The whole reason why the Hyderabad-based firm started was to nurture the entrepreneurial streak in students. Whether it's through setting up entrepreneurial ecosystems or incubators in educational institutions, they wanted to get it done. And School of Entrepreneurship, which is a one-year virtual course, is just one of their ways to make it happen. Its digital launch and orientation event on August 1 will see Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce and ICT, Government of Telangana as a guest, reveals a very thrilled Pavan Allena the Founder of Metamorphosis Edu. It was conceived in December 2019 and it aims to be the first digital learning platform that teaches entrepreneurship at the school level.
What makes them different
"Yes, there are umpteen number of courses out there, but none of them give the 'school-like feel' to students," points out Pavan. Hence, School of Entrepreneurship is here to change the paradigm by interlacing the course with quizzes, debates and credits that students need to earn, case studies based on Indian success stories, exams and so much more! Imagine hearing PepsiCo, or even local success stories like Hyderabad-based Mirrors Luxury Salons, speak about their own success stories and present their case studies. "The story of RDP Workstations and its founder Vikram Redlapalli, about how he started by running a cyber cafe and now, runs RDP that provides a wide range of laptops and more, is one for the books," shares Pavan.
There are several students from across India who have been chosen
The pre-recorded classes will be held once a week and the course is divided into four semesters. "The last semester is reserved for applying all that students learnt and coming up with a Minimum Viable Product," explains the entrepreneur. About 55 students from across India have been selected and it is these students who are going to learn all they can, while having fun along the way, of course, and ensure that their entrepreneurial journey receives the kickstart it needs.
Hear it from the troops
Nischal Tumbeti believes, scratch that, he knows that he wants to empower India. He has already begun that journey by starting Empowering India Creations (EIC) in November 2019, through which, the 15-year-old works on various projects that help empower his locality and he hopes that the School of Entrepreneurship will help him take it further. "I came across the course on social media and I just had to sign up for it," shares the Gadag-born boy who currently studies in the residential Sri Chaitanya School, Vijayawada. "I want to adopt as many leadership qualities as I can via this course," he says with confidence.
Pranav P Nair from Trivandrum is convinced that he wants to become an entrepreneur when he grows up and contribute to the growth of the country, especially in the area of defence. "Nowadays, education sometimes tends to be just about memorising. I wanted to go beyond and learn deeper," says the 17-year-old. Which is why he opted for this course. The student of The School of the Good Shepherd is most excited about the Indian case studies and the internships that the course will offer. "I really hope that this will be a good one," he says
After leading several class projects, Vedadrish Kothakonda wanted to step up his own game. "I want to pick up all the entrepreneurial and networking skills that I can so that it can help me in the future," says the 13-year-old. He had participated in Metamorphosis Edu's Virtual B-Plan competition that pits entrepreneurs against one another this summer and wanted to further enhance his knowledge, which is where this course came in. "I look forward to learning more about leadership," says the student of Hyderabad Public School.