Learn how to turn your idea into a successful business
About I2N Lean Startup Workshop Series
I2N Lean Startup Workshops are highly interactive and prime participants for the world of innovation and entrepreneurship. Each workshop focuses on a fundamental aspect of lean startup methodology. These methods provide a simple structured approach to taking a potential business idea and turning it into a real business quickly, cheaply and with a higher degree of success. The premise of this approach relies on getting consistent and valid customer feedback throughout the development process to ensure that the product being built is going to add value for the customer.
The workshops in the series include:
Customer Validation Workshop
5:30 – 8:30 pm, Monday 9 July 2018
Identify a customer’s problem, derive a solution and create a simple value proposition that effectively communicates the value of your solution to the customer.
Business Models Workshop
5:30 – 8:30 pm, Monday 16 July 2018
Learn the key principles of how to develop a business model using the Business Canvas Model including how to map, design and improve your business idea.
Product Design Workshop
5:30 – 8:30 pm, Monday 23 July 2018
Learn about the role of design and engineering in product development and how to determine the minimum amount of features you need to deliver value that will excite customers.
I2N Lean Startup Workshop Facilitator
Siobhan Curran, Manager, Integrated Innovation Network (I2N)
While completing a Master in Business Administration at UON Siobhan is responsible for three innovation hubs that form the Integrated Innovation Network (I2N), which allows hub members working on high-growth potential businesses to engage in creative, social and technological innovation and entrepreneurship and be supported to work with partners to create startups and new businesses across our region.
What is I2N?
The University of Newcastle’s (UON) Integrated Innovation Network (I2N) links innovation hubs with programming designed to support and develop innovation and entrepreneurship across the Hunter region. The hubs within the I2N include Hunter Street, Muswellbrook and Williamtown.
UON is proud to be able to bring these workshops to you at a heavily subsidised rate thanks to the NSW State Government’s Boosting Business Innovation Program.