• Topics

    The course is going to cover the following topics:

    Sharing Economy

    Sharing Economy is a model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else. For example, Uber and Airbnb.

    Crowdfunding

    Crowdfunding is a way to fund a project or venture by raising money from a large number of people who each contribute a relatively small amount. Well-known platforms for crowdfunding are Kickstarter, Indiegoo and NextChaper.

    Travel Tech

    Travel Tech is also called Tourism Technology. It is the application of Information Technology (IT) or Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. Examples would be Kayak, SkyScanner and Expedia.

    E-commerce

    E-commerce is a transaction of buying or selling online, that involves the transfer of information across the Internet. For instance, Amazon, Ebay and Alibaba.

    Social Enterprise

    A social enterprise is an organization that applies commercial strategies to maximize improvements in human and environmental well-being. Clean the World would be one of the examples.

    Media and Publishing

    Publishing is the activity of making information available to the general public. Media includes every broadcasting medium such as the internet, newspapers, magazines, TV, radio, billboards, direct mail, telephone and fax. Example would be Jumpstart Magazine.