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Wednesday, January 30
 

11:00am

University of Miami: Team building for Startups (hands on exercise)
Limited Capacity full
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This workshop is designed to spark innovation using hands-on exercises from “Pracademics” – practical/professional and academic based professors applying curricula pedagogy for improving industry results.

This session will present various opportunities to use and apply entertaining and educational toolsets.
The participants will design, iterate, collaborate, and present demonstrable projects. The activities are open to 150 student-professors in a series of 2-hour “learn and do” workshop labs.

Finally, the use of the myriad toolsets is readily applicable to various engineering or emerging business disciplines demanding leadership, followership, efficiency, affordability, and sustainable concepts.


Speakers
avatar for Dr. Michael Wilson PhD

Dr. Michael Wilson PhD

Director of Entrepreneurship, University of Miami
M.D. Wilson is the faculty Director of Entrepreneurship at the University of Miami. Previously Professor Wilson taught at the University of Massachusetts in the Isenberg School of Business and and at Purdue university in both the Krannert business school and for the college of engineering... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
Innovation Hub 111 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1140 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
 
Thursday, January 31
 

6:00pm

South Florida Agile Association: Start up right, start up Agile!
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to set up your startup the Agile way! In this interactive session we'll go over the basics of Agile and what an Agile organization looks like with self-organizing cross-functional teams in an environment that fosters collaboration, accountability, and allows for frequent course correction to ensure customer satisfaction. I'll provide you with the necessary toolkits to not only help your business, but to start working with innovative businesses that are already implementing Agile in their organizations. Get practical and clear ideas on how to start applying this business approach that aligns the work process with customer needs and overall company goals. Start small, go big!

Speakers
avatar for Rick Regueira

Rick Regueira

Agile Enterprise Coach, teculture.com
In the last 10 years, I have been responsible for guiding and coaching organizationsthrough strategic changes that streamlines business agility by increasing efficiency andeffectiveness throughout all levels of the organization. I work with large to medium sizefortune 500 companies... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
General Provision FATVillage 525 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
 
Friday, February 1
 

2:00pm

University Of Florida: Design Thinking For Startups.
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us as our guest, Dr. Wanda Eugene shares her expertise and insights in an interactive design thinking workshop. This will be an intimate session where attendees will get the opportunity to learn design thinking from an academic expert and get their most burning questions answered.

Session Overview
Design Thinking is a strategic problem-solving approach which offers guidance on identifying the needs of potential clients/customers and uncovering the right problem for your team to tackle. It also provides a reliable pathway to discover the best solutions. In this hands-on workshop we will step through an abbreviated design thinking process, and support you in understanding how it can help you and your organization rethink the products, services, and the complex challenges your business face.

At the conclusion of this workshop you will know how to:
•Describe the benefits of Design Thinking
•Apply simple, actionable tools and processes for each phase of the design process that you can implement immediately
•Use design thinking for innovative outcomes
•Integrate design thinking into your business, your work with audience, and work within an organization


Speakers
avatar for Dr. Wanda Eugene PhD

Dr. Wanda Eugene PhD

Research Scientist, University Of Florida
Wanda Eugene Ph.D. is constantly seeking out new ways to leverage technology to engage underserved communities. As the Executive Director of Computing and Society Engagement (CASE),  she has launched Entrepreneur Diversity in Information Technology (EDIT), a free incubator program... Read More →


Friday February 1, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Creation Station Business - Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

3:30pm

University Of Florida: Business Model Canvas Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

While ideas are fun to talk about, even the best ideas will fail if they do not lead to sustainable operations. Successful startups all have one thing in common: they understand their users' needs and are constantly adapting to meet them.

During this hands-on workshop, you'll learn tips and tricks for interviewing users. Learn about trending business models and immediately apply your knowledge in a hands-on workshop using the business model canvas.

This free pre-event workshop will help Startup Weekend FTL attendees be better prepared to generate their business model.

Even if you do not plan on attending Startup Weekend FTL, the workshop is designed to provide value to the community at large by providing you with tools to help you define your future business model or refine your existing one. 

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Wanda Eugene PhD

Dr. Wanda Eugene PhD

Research Scientist, University Of Florida
Wanda Eugene Ph.D. is constantly seeking out new ways to leverage technology to engage underserved communities. As the Executive Director of Computing and Society Engagement (CASE),  she has launched Entrepreneur Diversity in Information Technology (EDIT), a free incubator program... Read More →


Friday February 1, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Creation Station Business - Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA