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The UAE & Bahrain Edition

A two week online summer program for students between 13-18 yrs. of age
Brought to you by Alumni of Ivy League & top global universities

Bahrain: +973 17598449
WhatsApp: #35312668

Dubai: +971 (0) 42678444 Ext: 238
WhatsApp: #509816463

Email: team@ivyplusnetwork.com

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About the Program

July 12 - July 26, 2020

10.30 am-12.40 pm AST
11.30 AM-1.30 PM GST

Ivy Young Entrepreneur

Our online summer program taps into the potential of ambitious high school students, supporting you to learn the process of launching a startup

Join a highly-curated group of promising young students from around Bahrain & the UAE for two weeks. You'll learn from industry experts, successful entrepreneurs and work with your peers to solve business challenges. You'll learn how to discover innovative opportunities, backed by market research, develop prototypes, do user testing, and find customers

We’ll train you in the innovative thinking that enables founders to create successful businesses. Through the course, you'll build several skills, including how to be entrepreneurial - impact-oriented - decisive - and a team player, as you set out on your journey of pursuing higher education and further building your career. The program is organised by IvyPlus Network, a professional network of alumni from the top global universities in partnership with Britus Education, which runs 10 schools across KSA, UAE and Bahrain

Participants will receive a complimentary session on how to build your profile to get into a top global university


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Learning in the
Virtual Classroom

Interactive lectures & workshops with industry experts, case studies and group work, with your peers

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Support & Mentoring

Weekly check-ins with your lead instructor. Mentor meetings to provide you with individualised feedback

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Learning from
Experienced Professionals

Our instructors are successful entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts

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Demo Day

Showcase your business plan to the entire community through a video pitch & live Q&A with panellists


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A Step by Step Process -

Identify opportunities, learn about your customer, create your offering, and design your business plan.

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A Mindset for Success -

Develop leadership, collaboration skills, and grit while navigating team and product challenges.

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Skills for Your Future -

Experience simulations and learn from case studies of real companies to build relevant skills.



An overview of the content that
we'll cover through the 2 weeks

Week 1

  • Developing the foundations of entrepreneurship
  • Identifying your purpose and problem
  • Understanding the customer - segmentation, primary market research and personas
  • Formalising the idea
  • Designing mockups

Week 2

  • Determining how to acquire customers
  • Developing marketing and operational strategies
  • Introducing business plan including pricing and costs
  • Crafting your pitch
  • Closing with demo day - celebration and feedback

HOW IT Works

Your Ivy Young Entreprenuers experience will be challenging. It will be intense. And it will be worth it. Join us for this groundbreaking and life-changing experience

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2 hours of online masterclasses
through the 2 weeks to learn
various aspects of building a
business.interactive class
discussions, instructor
check-ins, and feedback sessions.

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Dates & Timings

2 weeks: July 12- July 26. The timings
would be 10.30 am-12.40 pm AST/
11.30 AM-1.30 PM GST.
You will be split into teams,taking
into account geographic considerations,
skills, interests, and preferences

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Students must have a
computer with Internet
access that allows video
streaming for the duration of
the program to attend our
interactive classes online.

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The program will be taught by alumni of Ivy
League and other top global universities.
Entrepreneurs who have built successful
companies will share their insights on
building start-ups & scale them up.

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Who it's for

The program is for high school
students between 13 to 18 yrs. of age
from across Bahrain & the UAE. We are
looking for students who display initiative,
impact, resilience, and collaboration.

How To Join

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Course Fee

The program fees is AED 1000 for students from the UAE and BHD 100 for students from Bahrain, inclusive of all taxes

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How to Apply

We want to get a sense of who you are, the goals you’ve accomplished, and what inspires you. Please apply by July 7 and our team will reach out to you

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Participants will receive a certificate on completion, which can be included in your college portfolio

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If you have any questions, please get in touch with us at team@ivyplusnetwork.com

What Our Students Are Saying


" The masterclasses facilitated by entrepreneurs were extremely useful and interactive. The business plan competition provided us a platform to show our entrepreneurial skills, including everything we learned in the program such as how to deliver an elevator pitch. This was a truly unique & great learning experience! "

Sameera Nanda

Grade 12, DPS RK Puram


" The Ivy Young Entrepreneur program taught me the basics of entrepreneurship through various masterclasses. I attended the classes with relish and especially enjoyed the pitch deck competition because it gave us hands on experience in building a company from scratch "

Aanya Soni

Grade 11, Sahyadri School, KFI

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" Amazing experience throughout the 10 days of the program. Very well planned and executed, learned a lot about Entrepreneurship and the skills you need to start a business in today's competitive market. "

Divyunsh Poddar

Grade 12, The Heritage School


" I thorough enjoyed each and every moment of the program. IYP provided us with a great platform to connect with students from various parts of the country. "

Stuti Uberoi

Grade 11, Modern School, Barakhamba Road


" Through the course, I got to learn how to build my idea into something concrete. It was a great opportunity to speak directly with successful entrepreneurs and industry leaders during the various master classes. "

Miraya Agarwal

Grade 11, Step by Step School


" The summer program was a great experience for me as it taught me the basics of Entrepreneurship which is a subject not taught in most schools. The masterclasses were very informative and beneficial. "

Jagrit Agarwal

Grade 12, Lakshmipat Singhania Academy

Meet Our Program Director


Swati Sahni

Swati Sahni is the Founder of IvyPlus Network, a professional network of alumni from the top global universities. Swati has worked in the school education space for the last decade internationally with organisations such as the UNICEF, World Bank and Ministry of Education, Government of India. She has also worked with prominent civil society organisations and been a teacher herself. Swati graduated with a Masters in International Education Policy from Harvard University, where she was a Fulbright-Nehru Scholar. Outside of work, Swati loves hiking in the Himalayas, riding her bike and cooking Mexican food.