Workshop #1 only. $40

Nuts n’ Bolts: build a lean business model and strong value proposition 
An intensive to teach aspiring entrepreneurs conceptual frameworks, and consumer discovery methodologies. 

THIS WORKSHOP IS MADE UP OF 3 SESSIONS, an evening & a full day, lunch provided. The total is $40.

SESSION ONE January 23, 5 to 7pm

Start Up 101: What it takes to build a thriving company
Straight shooting insight on what’s required to turn IDEAS into a thriving COMPANY. Learn best practices and valuable resources to use immediately!

SESSION TWO January 24, 9am to 12pm

Lean Canvas Part 1: Positioning statement and Minimum Viable Product
The Lean Canvas is a modern business tool used to quickly identify opportunities, strengths, and strategies to develop a strong successful business model. Many successful entrepreneurs, especially in technology, have used the lean canvas as a precursor, or even replacement, for the business plan.

This session will focus on how to build an outstanding positioning statement, and how to identify the features your product needs to satisfy early customers. The result is a strong business model with the capacity to grow quickly and disrupt the market. 





SESSION THREE January 24, 1pm to 4pm

Lean Canvas Part 2: Customer Discovery Methodology
Learn how to identify new markets for your product, buyer types, and how to identify the genuine value you are creating for your consumers. Learn the four-step “Customer Development framework” to discover and validate your product, and your market.   

$40 for eight hours of learning.


This is Workshop #1 in the Local Entrepreneur Workshop Series. The series is designed for owners (and aspiring owners) of Sunshine Coast companies who want to take their business to the next level, whatever that may be.

  • Do you use technology in your business - a website, social media, a webstore?
  • Is your business (or idea) a technology company or startup?
  • Are you a social innovator?
  • Are you building a Social Enterprise?

Please join us!

Take just one workshop, or all three.

Each workshop = one two-hour evening session 5-7pm + one full day session 9am - 4pm. For EIGHT full hours of learning. Lunch included

$40 each Workshop, or $100 for the entire series.

Each session will Introduce local entrepreneurs to concepts and theories related to starting, growing, refining, and financing a business using technology-based best practices. 

Learn together and increase the cohesion in the business community on the Coast. 


Tue, January 23rd, 2018 5:00 PM
Wed, January 24th, 2018 4:00 PM
Workshop #1 Nuts n' Bolts $ 43.26 ( $ 40.00 + $ 3.26 fee )
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Workshop #1 only. $40
Capilano University, Kalax-ay the Sunshine Coast Campus