2016: Entrepreneurship Workshop
Take Home Item: A business plan and pitch deck.
Overview: This workshop discusses the format of a successful business plan and gives guidance approaches to developing a plan that is compelling to prospective funders and investors. More importantly, it will help you move forward with confidence.
- Write a business plan that creates and starts a new venture.
- Use brainstorming, small group discussion, research, and evidence/data to propose solutions
- Create a solution that solves a presented problem in technology
Date: April 30, 2016
Outline of schedule:
10:00 AM: Welcome, and Introductions
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM: Overview of Business Planning and Entrepreneurship
10:35 – 11:20 AM: Company Background Brainstorming
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM: Market Opportunity
12:15 – 1:15: Lunch and possible guest speaker
1:15 – 1:45 PM: Finances and Budgeting
2:00 – 2:45: Group work on presentations
3:00 – 4:45: Deliver presentations
4:45 – 5:00: Wrap-up and Q&A