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Dubai Chamber and INJAZ UAE conclude first Innovation Camp Week

250 students take part in four-day workshop to develop entrepreneurial skills and business awareness.

Tejar Dubai, an initiative of Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, in partnership with INJAZ UAE, a member of Junior Achievement Worldwide (JAW), successfully concluded the first in a series of high impact entrepreneurial training workshops to develop students’ entrepreneurial skills and raise awareness on the importance of business education.

Six workshops were held between February 16th and 19th at Dubai Chamber’s head office, attracted 250 participants. Known around the world as Innovation Camps (I-Camp), the workshops brought together a wide group of private sector companies, such as Shell and Boeing, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Emirates Global Aluminium, Citi, LinkedIn, Barclays, Accenture, and HSBC.

Over 60 mentors from the above companies guided students throughout the workshops, challenging them to find creative business solutions and to solve real business situations.

The Tejar Dubai and INJAZ UAE partnership will roll out a series of five world class entrepreneurial programmes aimed at providing over 3,000 students the necessary mentoring and training support for them to learn business skills and nurture entrepreneurial minds. Programmes and activities cover a wide range of students from middle and high schools, universities, and up to the age of 24.