Business Dev in Tech by Vidit Agrawal (Uber) + Study Session

Saturday, August 19th

10:30 am - Business Dev in Tech by Vidit Agrawal (Uber) + Study Session

We are a co-learning community that meets every Saturday to learn in-demand technical skills

Co-learning Community

We meet on Saturdays from 10am – 4pm to learn together with the community
  • Meet a like-minded community
  • Bring your own MOOC
  • Growth Mindset

Every Saturday 10am – 4pm

With exception of major Singapore holidays

Typical Schedule

  • 10:30am: Study
    Start Study Session [ refer to dojo.study for recommended MOOCs if you are looking to explore further]
  • 12 PM: Business Development in Tech | Vidit Agrawal – Strategic Partnerships Head APAC, Uber
    Vidit Agrawal, the first employee in Asia, has run the APAC operations since its nascent days and is currently heading Strategic Vehicle Partnerships in the region.
  • 12:30pm: Lunch
    We grab lunch at a nearby food place. Make new friends and meet other interesting people in the community! We usually hang around for 45 min or so but you can always head up early if you want.
  • 1:30pm: Continue Study Session
  • 4pm: Wrap Up
    We close off the day by having everyone share what they’ve learned. This is a great way to get the best bits before everyone heads off to spend the rest of their weekend!

FAQ

What’s the catch? Why is your website so nice?

We created Dojo to have a community of fellow learners to learn with.

This is a community driven, not for profit initiative. We just like to have a very nice website because we are engineers, and we are good at making very nice websites.

What skill levels?

Though Dojo initially started as a handful of engineers learning new skills… We’re now a community of people, at all skill levels. There are highly technical people learning & working on special projects. And there are also beginners picking up CS for the first time. We welcome anybody with a growth mindset.

Why co-learning?

Online classes have disrupted how higher education works by making quality education and materials available over the web. However, many people do not finish MOOCs as they become discouraged or lose motivation (us included). This makes sense because MOOCs do not provide the in-person community, network and shared experience that in-person schools have.

This is a not-for-profit initiative to fill this need. Similar to what co-working spaces did for freelancers working out of cafes, a co-learning community would provide for working professionals taking part-time MOOCs.

What should I study?

Coursera, Udacity, EdX, Stanford/MIT’s free online lectures offer great choices at all skill levels for any technical subject area. And Kaggle & Datacamp are great options for data science. We’ve also compiled some info on what to learn and links here: FAQ’s on CS & Data Science and our favorite MOOC.

Please comment and add your own! We hope to grow this community resource over time.

Is Dojo for me?

Dojo is NOT a place to find free tutoring, tech networking, or engineering nerds to implement your startup idea.

Think of Dojo as a noisy college library. There will be some people who are doing their own thing but want to be in a community space. There will also be study groups where everyone is working through a course together. This environment works well for people who are collaborative, hardworking,and self-initiated.

Details:

Saturday, August 19th
10:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Collision 8, Alchemist Workshop
1 North Bridge Road High Street Centre, #08-08, Singapore 179094

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