NVC Workshops

Everyone is welcome to participate in the workshops in Grawn 150 & Online! Registration is required prior to the workshop. Please indicate if you will be participating in person or virtually.

For more information about upcoming workshops contact Julie Baker at baker1ja@cmich.edu or 989-774-3429

Fall 2021

Kick-Off and Intro to NVC

Thursday, September 9 | 5:30 - 7:30 PM | Grawn Atirum


Ideation

Friday, September 17 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Grawn 150 & Virtual  

Topics:

  • Ideation 
  • Team Development 
  • Problem Solving 
  • Opportunity Recognition 
  • Mentor/Protégé Relationship

Stages:

  1. Creation/Idea Valuation 
  2. Start up (Team, Proforma, Go to Market) 
  3. Early Stage (Scale, Resources) 
  4. Holistic Viewpoint


Is My Idea Valid

Friday, October 1 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Grawn 150 & Virtual  

Topics:

  • Business Model Canvas (BMC) 
  • Value Proposition 
  • Think Big 
  • Customer Discovery


Homecoming Mentor Networking

Saturday, October 16 | 11:30 - 3:30 PM  | Alumni Vilalge - CBA Tent


Who is My Customer? Ideation Track

Friday, October 22 | 11:00 - 3:00 PM Grawn 150 & Virtual  

Topics: 

  • Customer Segment 
  • Go to Market Strategy
  • Marketing (Social Media) 
  • Etiquette

Michigan Collegiate Start Up Challenge

Friday, November 5 | Grand Valley State University

Everything Metrics & Financials

Friday, November 19 | 11:00 - 3:00 PM Grawn 150 & Virtual  

Topics: 

  • Key Performance Indicator (KPI) 
  • Growth 
  • Assumptions 
  • Revenue 
  • Profit Plan

Pitch Prep

Friday, December 3| 11:00 - 3:00 PM Grawn 150 & Virtual  

Topics: 

  • Pitch Prep for Make-a-Pitch Competition

Make-A-Pitch Competition

Tuesday, December 7


Spring 2022 - Coming Soon