Center for Inclusive Competitiveness Partners with the Ycenter to present:
This two-day bootcamp is designed to take participants through the process of breaking down a complex problem and turning an idea into an actionable solution and finally making a business model for it.
Ycenter two day programs are truly immersive for participants to learn about Entrepreneurship, Complex Problem Solving and Human-centered design methodology. You will learn, ideate, build and explore new ways to solve real problems using the power of business. You do not need to have a team to participate in this event. Individual registrations are welcome.
Date : June 28-29, 2019
Temple College of Engineering, Room 312
1947 N. 12th Street,
The entire workshop is delivered using Experiential Learning Pedagogy, which means as participants you will be engaging in hands-on activities rather than learning only theories. Get a chance to specifically work on your respective project ideas (if any) or pick a problem statement under the context of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Day 1 : 9am to 5pm
|1||Introduction to Human Centered Design (background)|
|2||Complex Problem Breakdown (activity)|
|3||Introduction to the United Nations SDG Framework (background)|
|4||Introduction to Primary Research using Empathy (activity)|
|5||Market research (background + activity)|
|6||Analogous Metaphor Thinking (activity)|
Day 2: 9am to 5pm
|1||Creative Problem Solving (background + activity)|
|2||Customer Journey Mapping (background + activity)|
|3||Prototyping Human Centered Solutions and Feedback (activity)|
|4||Internet of Things + Social Impact|
|5||Internet of Things Solution Building for Humanitarian Impact|
As part of our commitment towards creating a global ecosystem of entrepreneurs, innovators and change-makers, all participants will receive continued mentorship for their projects by our global leadership team beyond the workshop.
Abeer El-Zaher at 215-204-7889
Insights and mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs in the field.
Dhairya Pujara is the Founder, CEO at Ycenter, he is responsible for building a global ecosystem bringing in corporates, universities, NGOs for creating experiential educational programs. Dhairya is the curator for "Global Shaper Hub Philadelphia" by World Economic Forum. He has been a global TEDx organizer and a sought-after public speaker on entrepreneurship and international development. He delivers keynote and guest lectures in some of the top business schools and conferences around the globe. Dhairya sits on the advisory board for European Commission program LASIN - Latin American Social Innovation network. In 2015, American Immigration granted him an approval for special category work visa reserved for "an individual of extra-ordinary abilities”. He received his Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University.
Our network includes leading universities, high impact organizations, industry leaders and entrepreneurs from around the world.