For the 2018 challenge, Technovation Ukraine is offering more support for mentors and students through a webinar series and App Inventor course. We hope that with these additional resources, Mentors who have little or no experience in business, entrepreneurship, or programming will feel more confident in teaching their students these materials and guiding their teams to complete the challenge.

Webinar Series

The Technovation webinar series covers the primary topics of the Technovation curriculum. Each webinar will be conducted in English and cover a single topic. Webinars are open to mentors and students and are great opportunities to ask any questions you may have about the Technovation challenge.

Webinars will be recorded and posted here for later viewing.

Webinar #1 – The Business Plan November 23, 2017, 19:00
This webinar provides a lesson plan roadmap for the entrepreneurship side of the challenge and highlights key concepts to ensure your team can write their business plan. Watch webinar

Webinar #2 – The Marketing Plan December 7, 2017, 19:00
A key element of a solid business plan is the marketing plan. This webinar highlights how teams can identify and reach their target consumer and its’ impact on their business plan. Watch webinar

Webinar #3 – Introduction to App Inventor December 21, 2017, 19:00
App Inventor is the software Technovation students will use to build their mobile application. This webinar will focus on getting setup with App Inventor and becoming familiar with its interface and capabilities. Watch webinar

Webinar #4 – Programming Fundamentals January 11, 2018, 19:00
This webinar will be especially helpful for mentors who have little or no programming experience. It will help you understand how and when to use basic programming structures as well as offer tips and advice on how to teach programming to your students. Watch webinar

Webinar #5 – Creating the Pitch February 8, 2018, 19:00
Entrepreneurship includes pitching your business plan. This webinar will connect key concepts from previous sessions to ensure your team has a cohesively designed pitch presentation, video and demo. Watch webinar