From Idea to Action

A business innovation curriculum

 

This session addresses two general questions: what is entrepreneurship and what does it mean to be an entrepreneur?

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This session highlights the idea that opportunities are everywhere and discusses how we can learn to recognize them and begin to think like an entrepreneur.

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This video is about identifying the best opportunities for your time-your most valuable resource.

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This session dispels the myth that some people just aren’t creative and discusses how to generate new ideas.

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This session discusses six different types of entrepreneurial businesses and the goals and characteristics associated with each type.

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This session introduces the basic idea of starting with hypotheses about the customer, problem, and solution and gathering evidence to test these hypotheses.

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This session introduces the notion that a business can be deconstructed into basic parts and built one piece at a time.

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This session focuses on critical questions that need to be answered to begin the customer discovery process.

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This session discuss a powerful tool for gathering evidence – customer discovery interviewing.

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This video focuses on the process of developing a viable solution by developing solution hypotheses and a compelling unique value proposition.

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This video discusses how to use interviewing, minimum viable products and simple experiments to test your ideas about the solution and its unique value proposition.

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This session addresses the fundamental concepts of unit cost, unit revenue, and unit margin to illustrate how businesses make money.

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This session addresses how to write a compelling description of a business concept and deliver a persuasive pitch.

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This session addresses how to write a compelling description of a business concept and deliver a persuasive pitch.

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Venturing for Good

A social innovation curriculum

 

This session addresses two general questions: what is social entrepreneurship and what does it mean to be an entrepreneur?

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This session highlights the idea that opportunities are everywhere and discusses how we can learn to recognize them and begin to think like an entrepreneur.

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This session delves deeper into how to turn the wicket problem into a solvable problem with feasible solutions.

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This video is about generating and screening solutions to social problems.

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This video is about using the social impact canvas.

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This video highlights the special challenges social entrepreneurs encounter in developing impact models wherein beneficiaries are distinct from payers.

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dual enrollment opportunities

COLLEGE CREDIT – DUAL ENROLLMENT

The Diamond Challenge curriculum structure enables students to earn University credits through a partnership with their school or program.

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