Introduction to Fardaak Program(Cultural diffusion of IoT knowledge over the country) And Summer School
IoT Academy holds free courses with the aim of spreading the culture of IoT knowledge over the country and creating professional didactic environment in the field of IoT since April 2015. Fardaak course is designed particularly for those bachelor students who are interested in Internet of things and tend to pass internship course either as their official university unit or even as an optional voluntary course.
This program is convened with support of several organizations and companies. Each of the involving courses is held around a specific theme such as "Smart home" which was the theme of the first two Fardaak courses, and "Smart city" as the theme of third course. These three courses have been held in Iran Telecommunication Research Center (ITRC) and currently, the forth course is being held in Computer trade organization.
Students who wish to apply for this course will be able to enter Fardaak program as either official or volunteer trainee under the condition of sending resume and getting accepted in their interview. At the beginning of the course, participants are provided with essential basic instructions including IoT fundamentals, embedded systems, mobile applications and server platforms as well. Although the total set of these educational courses costs a remarkably high amount of money in other institutes out of this program, IoT Academy provides all these trainings totally at free of cost, In return, participants are expected to devote significant time, energy and consideration in order to prepare their final projects and other tasks they are assigned to in a satisfying way. At the end of the program, participants build IoT sample products in form of assigned teams according to the theme of the course. Students are provided with the aid and consultation of IoT Academy mentors during the whole course, even out of the verbal sessions. Gaining the opportunity of entering the market and being hired at related companies after taking part in this program, participants will also have the chance to be hired at IoT Academy at the end of the course provided that they prove their talent, motivation and effort.
The general process of Fradak course is as follows: