Inventure Academy, Bangalore becomes the launchpad for this flagship program
muPathshala will aim at building future-ready talent in decision sciences
After the successful completion of Mu Sigma High, across several schools in the US, Mu Sigma, the world’s largest pure play Big Data Analytics and Decision Sciences Company today announced the launch of muPathshala to create a new league of students who are future-ready. The program was officially launched by Sridhar Turaga, Delivery Head, Technology and Innovation, Mu Sigma and a large group of enthusiastic students from Inventure Academy.
Left to Right – Sridhar Turaga, Delivery Head (Technology and Innovation), Mu Sigma; Dhiraj Rajaram, Founder, CEO & Chairman, Mu Sigma and Nooraine Fazal, Founding CEO & Managing Trustee, Inventure Academy
Mu Sigma’s signature learning program, muPathshala aims to create a new breed of Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Scientists, Engineers, Doctors, Teachers, Artists, Musicians and Sportspeople. Equipped to embrace the VUCA world of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity, and thrive in it, this program will expose high schoolers to real-world problems and share how Mu Sigma innovates for Global Fortune 500 companies while solving some of their toughest problems.
“One should not be excited about what one knows, but more importantly about what one does not know. Mu Sigma is built on this simple principle that learning is more important than knowing. Through muPathshala we want to inculcate the mindset of problem-solving at a very early stage and create talent that has the interdisciplinary skills the world needs.” says Dhiraj Rajaram, Founder, CEO & Chairman of Mu Sigma.
As the world’s largest pure play decision sciences and analytics company, Mu Sigma has built a vast innovation and problem-solving ecosystem over the past 13 years. The ecosystem includes research labs, a learning center called Mu Sigma University and systems under the Art of Problem Solving. Through the muPathshala learning program, Mu Sigma will open up its entire ecosystem to these high schoolers.
Spread over 5 weeks, the program includes classroom sessions coupled with workshops both at the Mu Sigma and Inventure Academy campuses. Students are grouped in teams, given a mentor from Mu Sigma to work with, and assigned real-world mini-projects with realistic data to work on. The program provides access to the company’s innovation lab, including exposure to machine learning and AI. On successful completion of the program, students graduate with a Junior Decision Scientist Certification from Mu Sigma. Internships will be available to students who wish to continue learning after the program.
Nooraine Fazal, Founding CEO & Managing Trustee, Inventure Academy said, “As educators we need to prepare our children more effectively for the future and help them become ready to embrace the opportunities and challenges of the wider world. In order to achieve this, we need to change both what and how we teach-learn, and move from teaching for a board exam, to teaching for life. I am confident that muPathshala will become a game changer for many young bright minds of our country. I thank Mu Sigma for this great partnership.”
“Learning over knowing is a core belief on which we have built one of the largest innovative ecosystems in the world. Key to a learning mindset is to have a child like curiosity alive, for life. This program is not just about teaching children, but our teams keeping the child in them alive through these interactions” adds Sridhar Turaga, Delivery Head (Technology and Innovation).
The muPathshala program has been launched in collaboration with forward thinking schools in US, UK and India. Recently Inventure Academy, one of Bangalore’s innovative schools had 200+ children from grade nine and eleven complete the program with a lot of learning for everyone involved.
Mu Sigma aims to run the program in at least 30 progressive schools globally by 2019. Interested schools can reach out to Mudita Nigam at [email protected]
About Inventure Academy
Set up by the India Learning Foundation, Inventure Academy is ranked amongst India’s Top 10 schools by Education World Cfore 2017. It is a fully accredited and independent international school affiliated to the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations. Inventure Academy enables its students to be the best that they can be by offering them an education that is contemporary, relevant and focused on 21st century life skills. The school’s goal is to help every child find a purpose, pursue a passion and through it, make a positive difference to the world they live in.
About Mu Sigma
The world’s largest pure play Big Data Analytics and Decision Sciences Company. Mu Sigma works with more than 140 of the Fortune 500 through a unique ecosystem that brings together People, Processes and Platforms. With 4,000+ Decision Scientists, Mu Sigma has one of the largest collection of innovative problem solvers under one roof. Over 700 customers from around the world visit Mu Sigma’s labs and learning organization every year.