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.