Testing Business Ideas | A Virtual Online Workshop | Asia-Pacific Timezone
**Limited to only 15 participants**
What will I learn in this online workshop?
This fast paced, interactive online experience includes:
Assessing your business idea with assumptions mapping.
Shaping your assumptions into testable hypotheses.
Designing strong experiments that can be ran remotely.
Live prototyping of online experiments using templates.
Showcasing your experiments and receiving feedback.
Who is this virtual online workshop for?
This virtual online workshop is ideal for innovators, entrepreneurs and anyone who is struggling to test a business idea remotely. This is an online, interactive experience that will help you be more confident in your business decisions and give you live feedback from myself and like minded peers.
This is not a webinar. You will be required to do work!
Online Event – International Innovation Expert – Testing Business Ideas
Co-hosted with Lean Business Strategies & Agile Brisbane
Testing Business Ideas International Innovation Expert David Bland, joining Lean Business Strategies and Brisbane Agile Meetup
Taking decisions in a highly uncertain business environment is uncomfortable and can be risky! Efficiency seems to be the most urgent goal. Is the old tried and tested approach applicable? Consider using experimentation to test your business ideas and take decisions based on the data that you gather.
Talk Summary David Bland was approached by Alex Osterwalder (creator of the Business Model Canvas) to co-author a new book about ‘Testing Business Ideas’.
They had both observed a gap between sketching out an idea and finding practical ways to rapidly test it. Building on Business Model Generation, Lean Startup and Value Proposition Design books, they decided to curate a list of experiments for people who are stuck making progress on their idea.
Building on the foundation established by Joeri (Yuri) Timmermans (BIGJUMP) and John Stathakis in the joint meetup on the 23rd July, where the concepts of waste, MoSCoW and MVP were introduced, the purpose of this workshop is to demonstrate why you should test your ideas using experimentation and how you can create experiment sequences to test the desirability, viability and feasibility of your business idea.
This interactive talk David will apply the principle of “Learning whilst doing” to demonstrate the concepts of the book and facilitate an online exercise for creating your own experiment sequences.
Agenda 3:45 – 4:00pm: Welcome and introductions 4:00 – 4:30pm: Why test your ideas; Advanced Business Model Generation; A Case study in rapid experimentation 4:30 – 4:45pm: Experiment sequence exercise 4:45 – 5:00pm: Q&A
Speakers BIO – David Bland, CEO and Founder of Precoil David advises companies on how to find product-market fit using lean startup, design thinking and business model innovation. He’s the co-author of Testing Business Ideas with Alex Osterwalder. David pioneered GE FastWorks with Eric Ries (Author of ‘The Lean Startup’), advised emerging product teams at Adobe and even mentored Toyota on lean startup practices.
Before his transition into advising, David spent over 10 years of his career at technology startups. He stays connected to the startup scene through his work at Singularity University, Draper University, Backstage Capital and several other Silicon Valley accelerators.
This event is co-hosted with Lean Business Strategies and Agile Brisbane Meetup and supported by SoftEd, Australian Computer Society (ACS), Project Management Institute, PMI Queensland, River City Labs, Lean Startup Sydney Meetup, Sydney Scrum User Group and BIGJUMP – Bringing Innovation to Life
Agile: Scrum Master 2 day Classroom Course for PSM-I Exam (scrum.org)
The Professional Scrum Master (PSM I) certification is one of the most recognised and respected credentials in the Agile space.
Our classroom course not only prepares you to pass this difficult exam, but also gives you a hands-on experience to learn how Scrum operates through a well designed in-class group simulation.
Even if you work in an environment that uses SCRUM, you will likely learn so much about how it should work and why certain practices are essential.This course helps you to pass the Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master exam.
This training course is for individuals who work as part of a Scrum Team or interact with Scrum Teams as stakeholders.
Extra Benefits of Attending
Very high pass rate: 98% of our students pass the PSM I the first time!
Personalised assistance if you need extra help to understand concepts
You will earn 14 PDUs
If you do not have two (2) business days to be in a classroom training, BIGJUMP offers affordable Online course options for AU$275 (incl. GST)