Welcome to MIT AITI Ghana 2012!
Thank you for attending MIT AITI Ghana 2012! We're excited to have you on board. Please find some useful information about the program below.
2 August: Final Demo Day! Schedule and presentation requirements are here.
27 July: advertisements/promotional materials due
25 July: Business Plan due
23 July: Mobile Monday event at AITI-KACE, 2nd Avenue, Opposite Council of State (optional)
20 July: Design Document due
18 July: Business pitch competition, 1:30 pm
9 July: Alumni Panel, 11 am
4 July: Elevator pitch competition, 1:30 pm
29 June: No class on Monday, 2 July. Happy Republic Day!
25 June: Google is hosting a life stream of its I/O developer conference in San Francisco on 27, 28, and 29 June. Have free time in the evenings and want to attend? Check it out! More info from Ato is here.
On that note, Google is sponsoring a couple of competitions, one involving Google Apps, and
We'd love to hear your feedback and ideas. Feel free to email your instructors at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or thoughts.
Do you want to provide anonymous feedback to the instructors? Fill out this form and we'll read your input. Your name won't be attached.
Please fill out the attendance sheet every day: attendance survey.
Technical Laboratories & Lectures
Weekend Google Doc for questions
Blog contest is here!
Final Project Links
Sign up for a time to discuss your final project idea with the instructors here.
Session 31: Customer Service
ZenDesk webinars on how to delight customers and exceed their expectations
Week 4: July 9-13 - writing week!
Session 15: Alumni Panel 11 am | Session 16: Business Plans & Writing workshop, session I; TECHNO visit 1:30 pm | Session 17: Writing workshop, session II; Tigo visit 10 am | Session 18: Business Pitch Intro | Session 19: Finances
Bonus! What, specifically, is wrong with these sentences? Can you rewrite them and make them better?
Week 3: July 3-6
Weekend assignment: market research
Week 2: June 25-June 29
Week 1: June 18-June 22
Teamwork: What works, what doesn't work, five rules for working in a team
- Estimate how many kilograms of fufu are eaten in one year by students at the University of Ghana, Legon
- Write down every step and what logic you used to arrive at your final number
- Write down all of your assumptions
- First, write on paper, then write in an email to Sondy or the instructors' email above by 9 am on Monday