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Lean Startup Principles for the Social Sector

Instructor:
Sasha Dichter, Chief Innovation Officer, Acumen
A free course from Acumen
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The Course

Course Description:

In this course, you will learn how to test, validate, and adapt your vision of change to ensure you're creating the greatest impact and meeting the needs of your customers and stakeholders.

This course is ideal for experimenting with lean methodologies to start a new enterprise or build a new program within an existing organization. The lean approach relies on validated learning, experimentation, and iterative product releases to shorten product development cycles, measure progress, and gain valuable customer feedback.

These principles aren't just for high tech startups but tools for any innovator, especially those determined to solve the world's toughest social problems.

What You'll Learn:

  • Uncover how social enterprises and organizations successfully run experiments, pivot, and remain lean and innovative while ethically serving their customers and prioritizing social impact
  • Use the value proposition canvas to map out your customers' pains, gains, and jobs to be done
  • Create and test hypotheses to refine the value proposition of your enterprise or initiative

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