I2N Lean Startup Workshops
Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 09:00 am — Monday, 4 December 2017, 12:30 pm
|Location||Three76 Hub, 376 Hunter Street, Newcastle|
|Contact||Siobhan Curran - 02 4921 6951|
Learn how to turn your idea into a successful business
About I2N Lean Startup Workshops
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.
While the maximum benefit is obtained from doing all three workshops as a series, each has been structured to also be sufficiently independent of the other and can completed as a stand-alone workshop.
The workshops in the series include:
- Customer Validation Workshop
- Business Models Workshop
- Product Design Workshop
About Customer Validation Workshop
9am - 12:30pm, 25 July or 3 October
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.
About Business Models Workshop
9am - 12:30pm, 29 August or 7 November
Learn the key principles of how to develop a business model using Lean Canvas including how to map, design and improve your business idea.
About Product Design Workshop
9am-12:30pm, 26 September or 5 December
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
If you are involved in a high-growth potential startup you may be eligible for a subsidised ticket of up to 50%. Complete our expression of interest form and your application will be assessed within 2 working days.
I2N Lean Startup Workshop Facilitators
Greg Ryan, Business Development Officer, Newcastle Innovation
Greg has worked on research and commercialisation projects involving novel technologies and has extensive experience in detailed technical and economic assessment of project and product feasibility with some of the world’s largest mining and engineering companies. In his role at UON he assists researchers to successfully collaborate with industry to take products to market. He has participated as a UON team member in CSIRO’s ON Prime and Accelerate programs to convert research into commercial outcomes.
Siobhan Curran, Operations Manager, Three76 Hub
While completing a Master in Business Administration at UON Siobhan is responsible for Three76 Hub, the University’s coworking space, which allows 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 across the Hunter region. The hubs within the I2N include Three76 Hub (Newcastle CBD), Dantia Smart Hub (Charlestown), and the soon-to-be opened Upper Hunter Hub (Muswellbrook) and ieDAS Hub (Williamtown).
UON is proud to be able to bring these workshops to you via the NSW State Government's Boosting Business Innovation Program funding.