DAY 1: CALL TO ACTION

  • IceBreakers
  • Introduction to design and social entrepreneurship
  • Interview skills
  • Webquests

DAY 2: EMPATHY

  • Inspiration from local thought leaders
  • Interviews & site visits
  • Breakers travel Portland meeting with industry leaders

DAY 3: EMPATHY

  • Interviews & site visits continue
  • Breakers meet with education leaders

DAY 4: SYNTHESIS

  • Identify patterns & themes
  • Define the problems worth solving

DAY 5: IDEATION

  • Brainstorming solutions
  • Visual thinking
     

DAY 6: PROTOTYPING

  • Build to learn
  • Multiple paths to solving the need

DAY 7: PROTOTYPE & TEST

  • Name assumptions
  • Test with end users
  • Pivot or persevere

DAY 8: ITERATION & BUSINESS MODEL

  • Students identify value propositions & revenue streams working with local business leaders to build viability & sustainability into their solutions.

DAY 9: STORYTELLING

  • Slide design
  • Presentation skills
  • Product relevance

DAY 10: PITCH

  • Students present their products or services to local business leaders, entrepreneurs, & investors, gaining feedback, mentorship, business connections.

PITCH DAY CELEBRATION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:
August 11 @ 1:00pm, George R White Library Concordia University