Global Institute 2011 Overview for SC


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  • = The Program (by PresenTense - total, 10 minutes)
  • Global Institute 2011 Overview for SC

    1. 1. PresenTense Global Institute Overview
    2. 2. Our goal: Help Entrepreneurs Rock <ul><li>Built by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs </li></ul><ul><li>Launched more than 77 ventures worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Tap your community </li></ul><ul><li>Pushes the entrepreneur to dig deep and create impact </li></ul>Fellowship provides the tools and connections community entrepreneurs need to succeed
    3. 3. Method behind the madness? Divergence Convergence Emergence Inspiration Ideation Implementation
    4. 4. Put into practice Divergence Convergence Emergence 1. Fellows find inspiration by exploring their vision and strategic environment. 2. Fellows create a working model; develop a sound social business model and test it through prototyping. 3. Fellows gain the tools to plan and manage operations and finances, and fundraising.
    5. 5. Holistic Approach All of the elements are aligned along a path towards a successful business plan. Vision Enviro Scan Prototype and Assess Opps, Finance Funds and Roll Out Idea Proof of Concept Hard Work, Prototyping and Testing We help Fellows learn through practice and community support: While we run the program, the Fellows transform: Biz Model
    6. 6. Seven modules Coaching & Deliverables Clusters Mentorship Case-Studies Workshops Launch Night 1 2 & 3 4 5 6 7 Deliverables teaches Fellows to practice business elements taught in workshops ; Coaches help them along. Clusters bring Fellows together to workshop shared challenges. Mentors provide guidance, feedback and professional opinion. Case Studies introduce fellows to lived experience of successful entrepreneurs. Workshops taught by PresenTense ensure transfer of core skills and tools. Launch Night teaches networking skills and exposes the venture to the public.
    7. 7. Coaching & Deliverables Clusters Mentorship Mentorship Case-Studies Workshops Launch Night Each module runs program-long Fellows work over a six week intensive program.
    8. 8. <ul><li>Specially developed by PresenTense to provide business and technological tools and strategies. </li></ul><ul><li>Each workshop focuses on tools for Inspiration, Ideation and Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Coincides with the six deliverables </li></ul><ul><li>Taught by certified trainers </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops take place once a week </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Fellows structure for their deliverables and on-going work </li></ul>Focus in: Workshops
    9. 9. <ul><li>Homework assignments for Fellows, given at the beginning of each topic (approximately once a week ). </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Topics: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Scan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business Model </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prototyping and Assessment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Operations and Finance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Executive Summary </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Base of the business plan </li></ul><ul><li>A basis for work with the Fellow’s coach. </li></ul>Focus in: Deliverables
    10. 10. <ul><li>Meet with fellows once a week </li></ul><ul><li>Provide feedback and idea support </li></ul><ul><li>Peers with business and/or extensive nonprofit background </li></ul><ul><li>Part team member, part market tester </li></ul><ul><li>Fellow must send deliverables on-time and prepare questions to explore </li></ul>Focus in: Coaching
    11. 11. <ul><li>Groups of Fellows who meet once a week to workshop challenges and practice pitches </li></ul><ul><li>Fellows present challenges, peers listen and give advice </li></ul>Focus in: Clusters
    12. 12. <ul><li>Have extensive business or nonprofit experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide personal feedback and guidance to Fellows, or professional advice and direction as Subject-Matter Experts (SMEs) </li></ul><ul><li>Personal mentors speak or meet with Fellows twice over the summer </li></ul><ul><li>SMEs hold office hours to provide feedback and guidance. </li></ul>Focus In: Mentorship
    13. 13. <ul><li>Case Studies are sessions with local successful entrepreneurs who share their stories </li></ul><ul><li>Case Study sessions are available to fellows at most twice a week . </li></ul>Focus in: Case Studies
    14. 14. <ul><li>The Ultimate Pitch Slam </li></ul><ul><li>Launch Night brings together top members of the community – potential partners, participants and investors </li></ul><ul><li>Fellows pitch their projects and display the work they have developed during the five month Fellowship </li></ul><ul><li>Positioned to bring Ventures to Market </li></ul>Focus in: Launch Night
    15. 15. IMPORTANT DATES Request an invite Dec 20-Jan 15 50 fellows apply Jan 20-Feb 5 SC Interview fellow Feb 12- Feb 24 Final cohort chosen March Matching Mentors & Coaches May Fellowship begins June 19-July 30
    16. 16. Questions? Comments? [email_address]