Past Event

Application Deadline for Introduction to Entrepreneurial Design Thinking

February 19, 2020
5:00 PM
Columbia University Campus, Uris Hall Room 330, 3022 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

The Introduction to Entrepreneurial Design Thinking program provides participants with an intensive, “hands-on” course focusing on the contemporary design thinking concepts and tools applied to generate innovative solutions to an important marketplace and/or community problems.

The program consists of 6 2-hour sessions. The sessions will be Thursdays from February 20 to March 26, 2020, from 6 to 8 p.m.

During the program, participants will learn how to:

  • Identify and define a major problem to be solved
  • Engage real customers to better understand the problem from their perspective
  • Generate multiple solutions, then choose a solution to test with real customers
  • Create an action plan based on customer feedback
  • Present their solution idea to the relevant stakeholders

Participants who complete the course can work in teams to apply for a $10,000 or $5,000 NeON Workforce Development Grant. Two grants will be awarded. 


Recruitment flyer with program details, information, and partners.

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