EE2 X Shine

Club of GCC

Program Description
If you are in grade 11 or 12 or and earlier EE graduate, this program, in collaboration with Harvard Business School (HBS), Club of the GCC, is for you. We will build on concepts learned in EE-1 to achieve successful solutions to real-life challenges. An intensive advanced program in entrepreneurial essences namely: “so you want to be an entrepreneur” (HBS), Finance, and Managing Life’s Projects (PMI). Lastly SHiNE module focuses on career exploration rotation program that offers intern opportunities in 5 different specialization fields in education & universities management. (offered sectors are: Academia, Finance, HR, Marketing, IT, Executive, Research, Facilities Management, Advancement Operations, Alumni Management, Quality Assurance & Accreditation, Library, Government Relations)

In this advanced level, you will practically develop the ability to complete your own business model canvas. A business model that is adaptable to an ever-changing market. We teach you how to build and grow your start-up through the practices and exercises in the three segments of the program. You will explore the nature of business models, learn how to position your model in a competitive landscape, and understand how to design a business model to create value. More talk on how to turn a project into reality and see it complete to success. Monetary value of your startup, its financial statements, and its position in the financial markets is explained in practical simulations.

SHiNE-friendly departments and entities at Alfaisal university provide real-life experience of careers at their respective environments. They show knowledge, tasks, requirements, daily and routine work, conflict resolution, challenges, repetitive work, and many other simulations of your future career.

Topics of Interest in the programs are:

So You Want to Be an Entrepreneur: How to Get Started (HBS Content)

  • Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs
  • Deciding to Pursue Entrepreneurship
  • 15 Skills You Need to Be an Innovative Entrepreneur
  • How to Find the Right Entrepreneurship or Innovation for You

Managing Life’s Projects (PMI Delaware Chapter)

  • How to achieve goals
  • How to decide whether a goal is worth your effort
  • How to plan ahead
  • How to break big jobs into smaller objectives
  • How to follow a plan
  • How to deal with unknowns
  • How to adapt to changes
  • How to make the best use of time and money

Entrepreneurial Finance

  • Crypto currency
  • Costs & budgeting
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Financial market analysis
  • Investments

HBS SHiNE Career Path

  • Intro to HBS SHiNE Program and its objectives
  • Career Path Rotations with SHiNE-friendly entities

Program Goals

  1. Experience university-level instruction in an interactive environment
  2. Practice life-like activities in Entrepreneurship, PM, and finance
  3. Explore the work environment safely with life-changing inspirations.
  4. Determine a path towards a future career.
  5. Acquire new skills and connections, as well as industry experience and confidence.
  6. Explore valuable work experience in a particular field.
  7. Gain experiences using various multidisciplinary tools.
  8. Develop critical thinking and applied problem-solving skills.
  9. Develop teamwork and communication skills.
  10. Make new friends and have fun!

Week 1: 12:30 ~ 6:30 EE SHiNE Knowledge

  • Session 1: 12:30 ~ 2:30 Project Management Managing Life’s Projects (5 days/wk)
  • Session 2: 3:00 ~ 5:00 So You Want to Be an Entrepreneur (5 days/wk)
  • Session 3: 5:00 ~ 6:30 Entrepreneurial Finance (2 days/wk)

Week 2:12:30 ~ 6:30 EE SHiNE Practice

  • Session 1: 12:30 ~ 2:30 Project Management Managing Life’s Projects (5 days/wk)
  • Session 2: 3:00 ~ 5:00 Business Entrepreneurship (5 days/wk)
  • Session 3: 5:00 ~ 6:20 Entrepreneurial Finance (2 days/wk)

Week 3: 12:30 ~ 6:30 EE SHiNE Practice & Pre- SHiNE PREPs*

  • Session 1: 12:30 ~ 2:30 Business Entrepreneurship (5 days/wk)
  • Session 2: 3:00 ~ 5:00 Project Management Managing Life’s Projects (5 days/wk)
  • Session 3: 5:00 ~ 6:30 Entrepreneurial Finance (2 days/wk)
  • *PREPs are included in Sessions 1 & 2 (5 days/wk)

Week 4: 12:30 ~ 6:30 SHiNE

  • Session 1: 12:30 ~ 1:30 SHiNE instructions and teams (5 days/wk)
  • Session 2: 1:30 ~ 5:00 SHiNE Career Rotation Assignment Session Module D (5 days/wk)
  • Session 3: 5:00 ~ 6:30 SHiNE end-of-day Show&Tell Student Report (5 days/wk)

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