Add extra to your curricular.

Add extra to your curricular.

Besides giving your students an edge when entering a modern world, LaunchPad can boost your school's profile in a number of ways.
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Our pilot philosophy.

Our mission is to make our programs as accessible as possible. That’s why we’ve designed our programs to have flexible schedules and be affordable to students from many walks of life. 

The pilot is your opportunity for your school to get to know iXperience and our mission and values. It’s also a chance for your students to experience the transformative power of our programs.

The pilot at a glance.

You can expect engaging online classes, real-world projects, and in-depth, personalized feedback about each student.

We teach 10 different career-focused courses. Two are available for the pilot: Digital Marketing and Data Analytics. 

Students will have 8 hours of live contact time with our teaching team, Our head teachers are all industry professionals with a passion for inspiring the next generation in their fields.

The maximum teacher & TA to student ratio in our live, online classes is 20 to 1. Our teachers are coached on active learning principles to maximize in-class engagement. 

Flexible scheduling options.

Our pilots are designed to work within any school academic schedule.

Holiday bootcamp.

  • An intensive format designed to fit into your next school holiday.
  • 1-2 hours of online class, every other day over a period of 8-9 days.

Extracurricular
bootcamp.

  • An after school option that fits into students’ daily schedules. 
  • 1 hour of online class, 2 times per week for 4 weeks. 

Integrated in class.

  • A format that integrates our program as a part of the school day
  • The schedule is customizable per school and district
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Includes detailed course outcomes, day-by-day schedules, and project examples
Our pilots are designed to work within any school academic schedule.

We take a data-driven approach.

We believe in using data to help guide our decisions. We conduct surveys during the program that help us continuously course-correct to ensure students remain engaged in the program and we can address any issues they may be having.‍

At the end of the program, we will also survey other stakeholders such as parents and school administrators. This will give us the insight to improve the program, as well as to attract future students.

Hear from some of our industry experts.

With limited class sizes, our expert teachers can give individualized support and feedback to every student. Students will gain invaluable perspective and a mentor who will advise them throughout the program.

Lebogang Poonyane

Chief Executive Officer at Global Capital Empowerment Private Equity Fund

"I am an entrepreneur and investor with extensive experience working in management consulting, strategy, and private equity in Africa, Europe, and the US. After winning a business plan pitch competition, I was awarded a full scholarship by the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) to complete an MBA in Entrepreneurship. Currently I am a candidate for the Doctor of Business Administration degree at GIBS, focusing on the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on unemployment on the African continent and what can be done about it."

Maximillian Kaizen

Chief Intelligence Officer of Treeshake

"I'm a digital communications consultant that focuses on campaigns for positive social and environmental impact. I have more than a decade of experience teaching and building programs on emerging tech and entrepreneurship for universities & business schools around the world, including the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, Gordon Institute of Business Science, and Duke Corporate Education."

Miguel Lacerda

Chief Data Scientist at Differential Capital

"I am currently the Chief Data Scientist at Differential Capital, a boutique asset management firm that utilises artificial intelligence and machine learning to enhance the traditional investment process. I lead our data science activities, which include macroeconomic modelling, back-testing machine learning algorithms to forecast a variety of asset classes, quantitative risk management and the development of portfolio optimisation algorithms."

Frequently asked questions.

How does iX LaunchPad integrate into your school's offering?

iX LaunchPad, like any extracurricular, occurs outside of school hours. When offering the program to your students, we design a custom portal for them to register and learn. With iX LaunchPad, you will be equipping students with future-ready skills, work experience, and an informed perspective on their future education and career. It’s an ideal extracurricular for forward-thinking students carefully considering careers in a changing world.

What type of student would thrive in this program?

iX LaunchPad is designed for students of all interests and backgrounds. Our programs require no prior experience in the relevant subject area, and are designed to expose students to critical skills and career possibilities. The program allows students to explore new skills and content they may find an interest in.

How does the real world project component work?

We maintain partnerships with over 100 companies around the world. This enables us to ensure our curricula are at the forefront of industrial change. We pre-build projects with each company to match the relevant curriculum in the stream. Projects are at different levels of intensity too, allowing teachers to tailor match projects to the right students.

Who are the teachers?

Each stream is taught by industry professionals with academic backgrounds. The Teaching Teams are invested in students' learning, use real-world examples relating to their own experiences and are extremely hands-on. 

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