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Software Development & Entrepreneurship 12-month, full time, fully sponsored training program at MEST)


Deadline: 08 Feb,2019    Next term Starts:: 31 Aug,2018

The MEST Training Program

About Hosting institution: 

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology  (MEST) offers a 12-month, full time, fully sponsored program in which the students – known as Entrepreneurs in Training (EITs) – complete a graduate-level course in software development, business and communications.

Number of Awards: Multiple awards

Application requirements: 

We’re looking for business-oriented applicants who are interested in learning how to start a software company. While it’s not a requirement to have previous coding experience, a strong interest in learning about technology is a must. We’ve designed the MEST programme to give you the business and technical skills you’ll need to start a successful company. in addition to this applicants must :

  • An entrepreneurial spirit and strong desire to start business
  • Demonstrated personal drive, stamina, and self-motivation
  • Ability to meet goals and deadlines
  • Ability to work well in teams
  • Ability to communicate candidly and persuasively
  • Confidence and independent thinking
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Proven academic excellence
  • Excellent people skills

courses : 

Software Development Catagories 

  1. Core Programming Languages
  2. Scrum & Agile Development
  3. Java Programming
  4. KPI’s, Web Analytics
  5. Developing Algorithms
  6. UI / UX and Web Development
Business & Entrepreneurship Catagories 
  1. Finance Accounting & Unit Economics
  2. Global Communications
  3. Strategy & Marketing
  4. Pitching & investor requirements
  5. Business Plan Development
  6. Target Personas
  7. Lean Startup Methodology
  8. KPI’s and performance metrics

Application Instruction: 

The application is via online portal click here to apply Qualified applicants will receive an invitation for a telephone interview with a member of the MEST team. Applicants who pass the telephone screening will be invited to take an online aptitude test.



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