SCHEDULE

 

MONDAY 

9:00-10:00 Intro to program, entrepreneurship & self-assessment 

10:00-11:00 Brainstorming, brainswarming (wordless) on partnerships / co-opetition / bootstrapping

11:00-11:15 Improv for empathy-building & teamwork

11:15-11:45 Break & pick up lunch to bring back for panel

11:45 - 12:00 Questions / feedback

12:00-1:15 Lunch & panel discussion with industry experts / executives on creating and vetting entrepreneurial ideas

1:15 - 2:00 Research problem/pain/needs related to innovation ideas & existing solutions

2:00-2:45 Conduct customer research to target market needs

2:45 - 3:00 Reflection / questions / feedback  

TUESDAY

9:00-10:30 Crash course in Design Thinking 

10:30 -11:15 Research customer needs for innovative ideas

11:15-11:45 Break & pick up lunch to bring back for panel

11:45-12:00 Question/ Feedback & Negotiation exercise

12:00-1:15 Lunch & panel discussion with industry experts / executives on prototyping

1:15-:2:00 Develop prototype of idea / minimally viable product

2:00-2:45 Get input on prototype and iterate

2:45-3:00 Reflection / questions / feedback

WEDNESDAY

9:00-10:00 Intro to business models: hands-on planning

10:00-11:00 Intro to financing: hands-on planning

11:00-11:15 Mindfulness activity 

11:15-11:45 Break & pick up lunch for panel discussion

11:45 - 12:00 Questions / feedback

12:00-1:15 Lunch & panel discussion with industry experts / executives on business planning & executing

1:15-:2:00 Intro to operations: hands-on planning

2:00-2:45 Intro to marketing: hands-planning

2:45-3:00 Reflection / questions  / feedback

THURSDAY

9:00-10:00 Presentation skill activities

10:00-11:00 Develop and iterate pitch

11:00-11:15 Negotiation exercise 

11:15-11:45 Break & bring back lunch for panel discussion

11:45-12:00 Questions / feedback

12:00-1:15 Lunch & panel discussion with industry experts  / executives on pitch skills

1:15-2:15 Presentation & communication exercises & pitch development

2:15-2:45 Ethics & leadership styles

2:45-3:00 Reflection / questions / feedback

FRIDAY

9:00-9:15 Meditation / mindfulness activity 

9:15-11:15 Pitch competition to panel judges & feedback from industry experts 

11:15-11:45 Judges discuss / participants break & pick up lunch for panel discussion

11:45-12:00 Questions / feedback

12:00-1:15 Lunch & panel discussions with industry experts on startup financing & scaling

1:15-2:00 Awards & discussions

2:00-2:45 Networking activities with industry experts

2:45-3:00 Reflection / questions / feedback

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