Lean LaunchPad Programs
Two programs are available for application:
The early-bird application period has been extended to December 5.
Lean LaunchPad Educators Seminar
We’ve learned a lot about entrepreneurship. Perhaps our curriculum should reflect what we’ve learned?
Lean LaunchPad Educators Seminar
“Very valuable to anyone trying to start using LLP at their school.”
Prerequisites: The course is taught in two modules, a Foundation Workshop (see below) and the Intermediate Workshop. The 2-day Intermediate Workshop is taught assuming familiarity with the foundations of the Lean Startup: the business model canvas, the customer development process and agile engineering.
Qualifications: This course is designed for educators affiliated with an educational institution, i.e., who want to develop a course to teach students lifelong entrepreneurial skills. An application is required. Priority will be given to:
The Lean LaunchPad Foundation Workshop
This workshop is part of the Lean LaunchPad Educators Seminar described above. A half-day seminar for those not conversant with the business model canvas, the customer development process or agile engineering. This class provides an introduction to these basic tools and methods, which are the foundation elements of the Lean LaunchPad process. The purpose of the class is to prepare for successful participation in the Lean LaunchPad Educators Seminar and is held directly before it.
Prerequisites: None. Educators with advanced knowledge of business model design and customer development may opt out of this session.
Qualification: Application and enrollment in the Lean LaunchPad Educators Seminar.
Take a look at a sample Lean LaunchPad Educators Program Schedule.
Lean LaunchPad for Incubators/Accelerators Seminar
“I already have recommended [the Seminar] to others”
A 2-day program for incubator/accelerator managers who want to do more than get their teams to “Demo Day.” The class is designed for those who want to use Lean LaunchPad method to teach their startup portfolio to:
You'll leave with an understanding of how to adopt and adapt the Lean LaunchPad method to your own incubator/accelerator.
Prerequisites: None. Most attendees will likely be familiar with the tools used in the Lean LaunchPad method, including the business model canvas, the customer development process, and agile engineering. If you are not, completion of the advanced reading is highly recommended.
Qualification: This Seminar is designed for individuals/organizations who want to reduce startup infant mortality and optimize the success of the high potential ventures and portfolios of emerging opportunities.
Take a look at a sample LLP for Incubators/Accelerators Program Schedule.
Note: Corporate Incubator managers should sign up to attend the corporate incubator class, which will be offered in April. Registration coming soon.
LEAN LAUNCHPAD EDUCATORS IS PRODUCED IN COLLABORATION WITH
LLP for Incubators/Accelerators
January Dates & Location
LLP for Incubators/ Accelerators
Sample Program Schedules
About the facilitators
Steve Blank is the creator of the Lean LaunchPad, author of The Start-Up Owners Manual and the Four Steps to the Epiphany. He is an entrepreneurship faculty member at U.C. Berkeley, Stanford University and Columbia University. Previously he was part of/or founder of 8 Silicon Valley startups.
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