The workshop series empowers students through a design thinking journey with the help of entrepreneurs & coaches. Each workshop includes a panel discussion with entrepreneurs sharing their experiences, followed by hands-on mentorship with a team of coaches. The goal of the workshop series is to help students develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Tools are provided to help students ideate and rapidly iterate ideas that they can share with the community through a series of markets.
Design Thinking & The Entrepreneurial Mindset
Students explore design thinking and start to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset while developing "side hustle" project ideas.
Project Planning & Sustainability
Students rapidly iterate and develop their ideas with the assistance of planning tools, to create a sustainable "side hustle."
Budgeting & Financial Planning
Students develop a budget to explore what it takes to make their "side hustle" achieve their desired goals.
Marketing & Telling Your Story
Students prepare to launch their "side hustle" into the community while developing their brand story and their pitch to investors.
Pitch to "Investors"
Students interested in additional resources for their "side hustle" have an opportunity to pitch their ideas to local investors.
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