Penn Center for Innovation

Fall 2020 I-Corps Schedule

 

Application Deadline: September 30, 2020

 

Pre-Application Informational Sessions: (Choose one)

  • Wed, Sept 9 from 12pm-1pm
  • Mon, Sept 14 from 12pm-1pm
  • Wed, Sept 23 from 12pm – 1pm

Register here.

 

Course Dates

Fridays from 9am to 12:30pm unless stated:

  • October 9: Opening workshop (12-1pm)
  • October 16: Customers and Value Propositions
  • October 23: Interviewing Workshop I
  • October 30: Interviewing Workshop II
  • November 6: Entrepreneurial Panel (12-1pm)
  • November 13: Teams do Field Work and Mandatory Office Hours (1/2 hrs. TBD)
  • November 20: Closing Workshop

 

I-Corps Participants

 

Download course sample syllabus

 

Opening Workshop

  • Introduction to I-Corps
  • Team Introductions
  • Business Model Generation

 

Interviewing Workshop

  • Interviewing Techniques
  • Designing an interview guide

 

Entrepreneurial Resources Panel

  • Meet with potential investors
  • Discover local resources and influencers

 

Mid-Point Office Hours

  • Teams will schedule half hour meetings with the I-Corps instructors

 

Closing Workshop

  • Team Presentations
  • National Program
  • Next steps