Startup 101 Workshop
This is the curriculum of a typical one (1) day workshop on the topic of entrepreneurship and starting-up a new business. This workshop has been designed specifically for entrepreneurs and business associations whose members include small business owners.
An understanding of entrepreneurial business types, structures, key business concepts
An understanding of fundraising (process, documents, investor expectations, capitalization tables and wining approaches)
A high level understanding of product development, intellectual property, sales and marketing
A familiarity with technologies for start-ups
An understanding of business models and the business model canvas
A group exercises that reinforce learning
Resources to help you realize your entrepreneurial dream
This agenda has been designed to fit into a typical busy work day. It is an intensive workshop with 7 hours of classroom learning, two short breaks and a lunch break. The workshop assumes an 8:30 start, 4:00 finish with an hour of open-ended discussion at the end of the day.
|10:45||75||fundraising, corporate structure|
|13:00||90||IP, Cap tables, “pitching”|
|14:45||75||Business models, valuation, boards|
|16:00||60||optional Q&A, resources|
This workshop has been designed to address a wide range of backgrounds and experience from the mailroom to the boardroom. No previous experience in business management is assumed.
The workshop can be hosted at your facility or at a local hotel or conference facility.
If more than five (5) employees from a company are scheduled to attend this workshop, we are able to provide customization of the curriculum to address your unique needs.
How do I start?
Simply contact us with a brief description of your needs, timeframes and follow-up coordinates.