What we’re doing
Online Cohorts in Wollongong and Bega
The situation regarding the outbreak of the COVID-19 Virus and the response by government and the University of Wollongong is fluid and being updated regularly. It is difficult to anticipate further official actions so we are continuing to take sensible measures to ensure we do our part. All our responses will be indicated in this page.
We want to be sure to support all our residents in this uncertain time. iAccelerate continues to monitor and assess new developments pertaining to COVID-19. For any further inquiries, feel free to contact us.
Know more about the university’s COVID19 Response.
iAccelerate Staff and Experts-in-Residence
All iAccelerate staff and EIR’s are being provided the option of working from home. However, all team members will be available by email or videoconference, you can reach out to us when contact is needed.
Changes to our training and program
iAccelerate is making changes to the way we deliver our training. We are excited to inform you that we have commenced online training for our current cohort.
Moving forward, we are working actively to create online components to our courses and enhance this with live zoom sessions.
Our training will have:
- Subject Outcomes for each module
- Sound pedagogical Course design
- Constructive alignment between Courses and modules
- A focus on Active learning
- Blended or Fully Online options
Lastly our course content has been tested in real life start-ups, the courses are made by and for entrepreneurs.
Applications now open
The iAccelerate program will be delivered virtually as an interactive online course, through a blend of facilitator-led workshops, self-paced online learning, individual mentoring, active learning, and peer support.
Our July 2020 program will be delivered virtually and will also include participants from our iAccelerate Innovation Network partners.
Successful applicants will be notified with further information regarding the interview process after the application period has closed.
The iAccelerate program for the new cohort is expected to start at the end of July (subject to change).
We look at problems as opportunities for innovation
Our team has been working actively to create online components to our courses and substitute this with live zoom sessions.
The Phoenix Resolve Workshop Series
The Phoenix Resolve Workshop Series has been designed by Bega Valley Innovation Hub to assist entrepreneurs and business leaders and support jobs through online training and digital co-working.
The Series has been built from local resources to support local business – and to assist businesses to pivot and adapt after the bushfires and now COVID-19.
iA Remote: Digital Sessions with iAccelerate
Stories of resilience and innovation in the midst of uncertainty
Innovation starts with conversation. We have witnessed amazing stories of resilience from our residents in response to the coronavirus outbreak and we hope to continue inspire our community. We continue to bring you positive vibes and amazing stories from us and our residents in this uncertain times.
- Coronavirus information and support for business – Business.gov.au
- Support for businesses in Australia – Business.gov.au
- Support for businesses – The Treasury
- Coronavirus updates and resources – NSW Health
- Australian Government response to the COVID-19 outbreak – Australian Government Department of Health
- How to protect yourself against the coronavirus – World Health Organisation