Entrepreneurship Village

 

*Free for all to attend | Onsite registration for walk-ins available

 

 

For the first time ever, we are delighted to bring you the Entrepreneurship Village. Get practical overviews on the entire start-up entrepreneur process from validation board and ideation to the elevator pitch as well as divergent thinking.

 

 

WORKSHOPS FOR EDUCATORS

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WORKSHOP 1

START-UP VALIDATION BOARD



The Start-Up Validation Board is an extremely useful tool used by start-ups to to ensure that they have a relatively wanted idea that actually solves a pain point that customers are willing pay for.

Activity 1: 10 MIN
Seminar style teaching on how to use the start-up validation board.

Objectives for participants: Understand how start-up validation board is used in idea validation.

 

Activity 2: 5 MIN
Quick Profiling: Participants answer a series of questions and receive a profile for following activity.

Objectives for participants: Achieve objective Objectives for for next activity

 

Activity 3: 30 MIN
Team Formation: After receiving their profile, participants are to form teams of 3.
Issuance of Challenge Statement:Teams will receive a Challenge Statement determined by Reactor.
Completion of 1st iteration of SVB:Teams fill up their their hypotheses, assumptions and experiment on the SVB.

Objectives for participants: Apply what was learnt during the seminar to the case scenario given with the challenge statement. Be able to use the SVB on their own after the session.

 

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WORKSHOP 2

ELEVATOR PITCHING



Participants will learn how to generate large quantities of creative ideas (individually and as a team), synthesize them and evaluate them critically before finally selecting one of them to work on.

Activity 1: 10 MIN
Seminar style teaching on definition of ideation and real world example of its concepts.

Objectives for participants: Understand how ideation can be incorporated in common occurrences in life.

 

Activity 2: 15 MIN
Post-its Ideation: participants are to list out as many solutions that they can think of to the specific problem they had previously selected onto post-its.

Objectives for participants: Build on initial ideas and to adapt from ideas of others. To proactively generate ideas without guidance

 

Activity 3: 10 MIN
Selection of solution: After the generation of ideas, participants are to evaluate their solutions based on a 2- factor matrix, followed by debrief. (Factors include feasibility, sustainability, and ease of executing).

Objectives for participants: Think beyond immediate biasness towards certain ideas. Systematically evaluate solutions and understand how to rank solutions on a comparative matrix. Independently assess usability of solutions.

 

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WORKSHOP 3

IDEATION



Participants will learn the relevance and use of elevator pitches, and in the process, learn how to convey key and relevant information in a concise manner. To reinforce learning, surprise pitches are inserted into the programme to ensure participants always have their elevator pitch ready.

Activity 1: 5 MIN
Video showcase of past participants’ elevator pitches

Objectives for participants: Form their own impressions of what makes a memorable pitch

 

Activity 2: 15 MIN
Overview of elevator pitch format to prompt participants’ thinking on what to include in their own pitch. Exemplification of a good pitch, using the famous AirBnB’s example. Design own pitch: Participants will design their own elevator pitch around a given concept/start-up.

Objectives for participants: Learn how to focus on crucial points in a pitch. Understand the importance of having a succinct, yet engaging pitch.

 

Activity 3: 5 MIN
Practice elevator pitch: participants will be allowed to rehearse individually, anywhere in the room

Objectives for participants: Learn how to prepare one’s self in managing his or her tone, content, and confidence.

 

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WORKSHOP 4

DIVERGENT THINKING



Participants will learn divergent thinking techniques, to think out of the box and to approach a problem or objective from different perspectives. They will also be tasked to generate a large number of creative ideas (individually and as a team), thereafter synthesizing them and selecting one idea to work on.

Activity 1: 10 MIN
Video showcase of a man who traded a paperclip for a house and seminar style teaching on divergent thinking topics

Objectives for participants: To realise the impact of divergent thinking.

 

Activity 2: 35 MIN
Paperclip Flipping exercise: participants to approach the public and continuously exchange their given paperclip for an object of higher value.

Objectives for participants: Learn to approach strangers. Learn how to angle value to different people. Step out of comfort zone.

 

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Get in touch with Leonard Chen at +65 6322 2763 or leonard.chen@terrapinn.com