PNC, Purdue Calumet Host Lean LaunchPad Sessions on April 21, 2015

PNCPurdue University North Central and Purdue University Calumet will offer two free information sessions on the basics of the Lean LaunchPad methodology, led by Dushan Nikolovski, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship Success, at Purdue University Calumet.

The Lean LaunchPad is an experiential learning program that directs early stage entrepreneurs on how to navigate the continually shifting and unpredictable landscape of a startup. The three key points of the program are: the use of a business canvas model; customer discovery - get out of the building – information is outside and agile product development.

An information session will be held at Purdue North Central on April 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Library-Student-Faculty Building Assembly Hall, Room 02 and at Purdue Calumet on April 28, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Hospitality and Tourism Management Building, Room 193.

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Nikolovski will present an overview of Lean LaunchPad, exploring topics such as: building a team organically, gathering customer feedback, using agile development, using business canvas model, learning not to use feedback and pivoting to success.