Overview

CognaLearn replaces lectures with a patent pending methods and technologies developed at Duke-NUS Medical School.  Since spinning out of Duke-NUS in October 2015, CognaLearn has generated over S$2 million in revenue from:  InteDashboardTM teaching software used by professors at over 30 universities on five continents, Australian and Singapore government train-the-trainer workshops and turnkey solutions four of the world’s ten largest healthcare companies.  CognaLearn was the runner up at the Tech in Asia pitch contest out of hundreds of startups.

MISSION:  CognaLearn helps people learn better and faster with cognitive science.

VISION:  Improve outcomes for one million learners by 2020.

VALUES:  Passion, Learning, Innovative solutions, Collaboration, Versatility, Integrity.

Product offerings

Software:  The InteDashboardTM is the world’s leading dedicated team-based learning (“TBL”) Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) technology platform.

Services:  Train-the-Trainer (“TTT”) workshops.

Solutions:  Turnkey solutions using CognaLearn’s learning methods and technologies under the MEDNIVA vertical for the healthcare industry.

Full-time Positions
• Marketing Manager (April start)

Intern Positions (20-40 hours per week, prefer three to six month internships:  

• Founder’s Business Analyst (Immediate start)
• Data Science (April start)
• Marketing (April start)

Why:

•   You share our interest in making education better

•   You want to learn and grow from great mentors

•   You want the responsibility to make an impact

•   Flexible hours and part-time options available

•   Ground floor opportunity with 10-person team at early growth acceleration stage

 

How to apply:  Please email a resume/CV and in less than 150 words to address:

1. Who you are?    

2. Why you are great?

3. What are you looking for?

Application resources: 

•   Websites:  Software (www.intedashboard.com) and Corporate (www.cognalearn.com

•   YouTube:    www.tinyurl.com/cognatalk    

•   Article: “7 inspiring habits of my best start-up employers” (www.tinyurl.com/cognaintern

Questions to careers@cognalearn.com.  Applicants only, please. We don’t use agencies currently.

Marketing Manager

Here’s what you would be doing:
Oversee demand generation for the InteDashboardTM Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) technology platform used by university professors to implement team-based learning (“TBL”). Your primary goal will be to source and schedule demos with potential customers (universities). Our leads and demos to date have originated from three sources which you would be responsible for driving. We are currently converting 50% of demos to trial and 50% of trials to paid.
 

Digital Inbound: We would like to make ourselves easy to find by universities looking for a product like ours. This would require paid internet search as well as earned internet search techniques such as search engine optimization, blogs, updates, press releases, newsletters and social media. This could be done internally or by managing an outsourced vendor.
 

Digital Outbound: Outbound lead generation would involve researching professors and universities likely to be a good fit for our product and contacting them by email. Requires basic research skills and effective writing to communicate with university professors which are mostly based in the United States. This could be done internally or by managing an outsourced vendor.
 

Face-to-face Conferences and Events: We are invited to speak or exhibit at five to ten conferences per year and conduct workshops or talks at many institutions. Conferences require advance preparation of applying and securing conference registrations, preparation of conference materials such as presentations and marketing materials, execution of the actual conference and follow up with leads generated at the conference.


Here’s what we would like to see you from you

1. Passion and motivation: Desire to make a difference in education or at become a fantastic marketer for education.


2. Willingness and ability to learn


3. Excellent communication skills: You will be engaging with mostly university professors in the United States thus perfect written and spoken English is critical.


4. Innovative solutions: Demonstrate the ability to implement creative approaches to problems possibly using recent innovations in outbound sales.


5. Versatility.

 

Marketing Intern

Here’s what you would be doing:

Lead generation for the InteDashboardTM Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) technology platform used by university professors to implement team-based learning (“TBL”).  Your primary goal will be to source and schedule demos with potential customers (universities).  Our leads and demos to date have originated from three sources which you would be responsible for driving.

Digital Inbound:  We would like to make ourselves easy to find by universities looking for a product like ours.  This would require paid internet search as well as earned internet search techniques such as search engine optimization, blogs, updates, press releases, newsletters and social media.

Digital Outbound:  Outbound lead generation would involve researching professors and universities likely to be a good fit for our product and contacting them by email.  Requires basic research skills and effective writing to communicate with university professors which are mostly based in the United States. 

Face-to-face Conferences and Events:  We are invited to speak or exhibit at five to ten conferences per year and conduct workshops or talks at many institutions.  Conferences require advance preparation of applying and securing conference registrations, preparation of conference materials such as presentations and marketing collaterals, execution of the actual conference and follow up with leads generated at the conference.

Here’s what we would like to see you from you

1.      Passion and motivation:  Desire to make a difference in education or at become a fantastic marketer for education.

2.      Willingness and ability to learn

3.      Excellent communication skills:  You will be engaging university professors in the US thus perfect written English is critical.

4.      Innovative solutions:  Demonstrate the ability to implement creative approaches to problems.

5.      Versatility

 

Founder’s Analyst Intern

Here’s what you would be doing:
Part management consulting and part investment banking analyst role combined in a startup without the long hours and high stress. Work directly with our founder (former management consultant, investment banker and CFO) to manage the business aspects of CognaLearn. A wonderful way to get a broad startup experience. Areas include:

Accounting
Finance
Capital Raising
Legal
Team
Strategy
Support

 

Here’s what we would like to see you from you

1. Organization: Attention to detail across multiple items.
2. Efficiency: Process creation and improvement.
3. Versatility: Switch between different things and adapt to new things.
4. Results: Success and outcome orientation.
5. Communication. Effective written and oral communicator.

Data Science Intern

Here’s what you would be doing:
Use the data generated by the Team-based learning (“TBL”) methodology to:
 

1. Predict student performance: Our hypothesis is that 3 weeks into at 15-week class that final student grades could be predicted with a reasonable confidence interval.


2. Optimize learning interventions and student performance: Based on the work above we would then want to optimize the mix of learning activities and interventions.


Here’s what we would like to see you from you

1. Problem solving: Ability to frame a problem, develop and implement a plan to solve it, evaluate the effectiveness of the       solution and recommend next steps.
2. Analytical: Ability to develop quantitative models to solve problems.
3. Versatility: Switch between different things and adapt to new things.
3. Results: Success and outcome orientation.
4. Communication. Effective written and oral communicator.


Response to questions to include in your application


1. Describe a prediction or optimization problem you solved.
2. Describe how your plan to solve our prediction and optimization problem.
3. Why do you want to work at CognaLearn?
4. Please send us your best five bullet-point pitch.

 

Position is based at our Global Headquarters in Block 75 Singapore – no remote candidates