Presentation on theme: "INTRODUCTION TO THE IDEA PHASE Blueprint, Youth Unlimited Toronto Dr Jan Alpenberg."— Presentation transcript:
INTRODUCTION TO THE IDEA PHASE Blueprint, Youth Unlimited Toronto Dr Jan Alpenberg
Todays class Welcome and presentation of the team (Wilson, Keith and Jan) We want to know who you are… Schedule for the first phase of the program Creative excercise Watching ides around us… Creativity Start getting with ideas… now!
Schedule for week 2-8 Goals: Getting all of you fired up and excited about this opportunity. Getting you from point zero to having a business idea ready for the next phase of the program.
Schedule week 3 Creativity Ideas and opportunities What is value? What is value-added? How does the business idea create value? Meet a creative person (overlapping from idea seminar) Problem solving Demand & Supply
Schedule week 4 Look at successful ventures Successful prior participants What makes an idea unique? Is there a need for my idea? How do I know? Do I need to protect my idea? Early research implemented Entrepreneur is coming in…
Schedule week 5 (two sessions) Working with your ideas… The Funnel of ideas Narrowing down ideas to The Idea
Schedule week 6 (two sessions) Internal Science Fair with posters Individual presentation to the group (presentation to be recorded) and discussion
Schedule week 7 Dragons Den – getting feedback on your idea Pitch your idea and around 15 min per participant with the Dragons The pitch will be documented and recorded You will receive this on DVD
Schedule week 8 The idea is set! This is what Im going to do and how its going to generate revenue. Celebrate as a group 30-second elevator pitch on video with youth