When
3 - 17 August
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Where
QUT Kelvin Grove Campus, Brisbane
Cost
Free for QUT Community

QUT Entrepreneurship's IGNITE is a program that will step individuals and teams through the process of determining a viable business model.

QUT Entrepreneurship's IGNITE is a three-day intensive program designed to take individuals or teams with a user-validated concept for a new product or service through the process of market validation, developing their market entry strategy, and the selection of a viable business model.

This program provides an opportunity for individuals (or teams) who have a conceptualised product or service to go through the process of customer/market validation in order to find their viable business model.

From the concept of market validation, through to developing your market entry strategy and selecting a suitable business model, this program is a beginner level, cohort-based, pre-acceleration program that is open to everyone. It is delivered and facilitated by experienced entrepreneurs and industry practitioners.

Dates

3 August - 9am to 4pm

10 August - 9am to 4pm

17 August - 9am to 4pm

 

Student and Staff Registration

Alumni Registration

 

The program aims to answer the questions:

  • How do I confirm customers will pay for my product?
  • What viable business model should I use to launch my idea?
  • What is my market entry strategy?
  • How to deliver an effective pitch?

 

The Ignite program will cover:

1. Market Validation

2. Design your business

  • Business Models
  • Business Model Canvas / Lean Canvas
  • Value proposition canvas

3. Market entry strategy

  • Competitive analysis
  • Market entry strategy
  • Branding
  • Pricing
  • Sales funnel

4. Business Viability

  • Pirate metrics
  • Viability
  • Traction

5. Pitching

  • How to prepare your pitch
  • Showcase (Pitch)

By the end of this program, participants will be able to apply entrepreneurship principles to the selection of a business model; be able to determine and position their market entry strategy, and be able to deliver an effective pitch.

Format: Classroom, in person

*Eligibility Criteria: Must have a validated concept for a new product or service

*Presumed Knowledge: Lean Startup methodology, Customer validation

By the end of this program, participants will be able to apply entrepreneurship principles to the selection of a business model; be able to understand their business financials and key metrics; be able to determine and position their market entry strategy, and be able to deliver an effective pitch.

Lead Facilitator Aaron Birkby, Entrepreneur in Residence, QUT Entrepreneurship

 

Contact
QUT Entrepreneurship
entrepreneurship@qut.edu.au