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


A sample course description can be accessed here.


Typical 3-week Course Schedule

Day 1

3:30 to 10pm

Opening Workshop

·         Introduction to I-Corps

·         Team Introductions

·         Business Model Generation

·         Conducting Interviews

·         Individual Review Meetings

Day 2 (one week from day 1)

4 to 9pm

Interviewing Workshop

·         Articulating Value Propositions

·         Interviewing Techniques

·         Designing an script

·         Next steps

Following week Midpoint Review

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

Day 3, (three weeks from day 1)

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!