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A detailed course description can be downloaded and printed here: I-Corps Syllabus, Spring 2018

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Ebony Easley leading “Interviewing Techniques” workshop during I-Corps Startup Accelerator

Application can be found here: I-Corps Application, Spring 2018


Course Schedule – Spring 2018 – 3-week course

Monday March 26

3:30 to 10pm

Opening Workshop

  • Introduction to I-Corps
  • Team Introductions
  • Business Model Generation
  • Conducting Interviews
  • Individual Review Meetings
Monday April 2

4 to 9pm

Interviewing Workshop

  • Articulating Value Propositions
  • Interviewing Techniques
  • Designing an script
  • Next steps
April 5 and 6, times  TBD Midpoint Review

One 30 minute meeting (separate meetings for each team) with I-corps faculty; to be scheduled with team members

Monday April 16

4 to 10pm

Closing Workshop

  • Team Presentations
  • applying for funding
  • applying to the National I-Corps™ Program
  • Next steps
  • Optional Office Hours


Attendance mandatory for all team members; no exceptions!