Test, Learn and Iterate - Course

Test and learn from the environment around you. This course guides you through the journey of validating your solutions, testing your assumptions and truly adopting an investigative mindset as you bring your solution to life.

Course overview

01.

Reaching your Early Adopters

Harness your creativity to brainstorm new solutions to the problem. Explore design thinking methodologies including human and environmental centered design.

02.

Prototyping Solutions

Map perspectives of stakeholders in your system and collect qualitative data by speaking to potential users and collaborators.

03.

The Playful Iteration Process

Design out waste completely from the solutions you design.

04.

Develop your Impact Roadmap

Humans aren’t the only ones we can design for. Explore the fundamentals of biomimicry and the frameworks that will make Mother Nature an active part of your creation process.

05.

Creating a Valuable Business

Whether you’re thinking of starting a business or not, knowing how to sustain the solutions you build over time is key to creating a positive impact at scale. Discover innovative business models to play with as you leverage the Social Business Model Canvas and identify your project's value proposition.

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Key Takeaways

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01.

User testing 101 andNavigating personal bias

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Testing your assumptions and Validate your idea

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Build a roadmap for impact(your Theory of Change)

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Building businesses within planetary and social boundaries

Key Topics

- Lean Startup
- Theory of Change
- Unit Economics
- Donut Economics
- The Full Life Cycle Use Case
- Building Personas

Over 40 videos

7 Self-Directed Exercises

5 Key Frameworks

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Gain the tools and adopt the mindsets to build your brand.

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The instructors

Craig Vezina

Craig Vezina

With over two decades of experience at the forefront of international education, Craig founded the Z-17 Collective (fka ZSchool: The International School of Social Entrepreneurship) & is a leading voice around the power of entrepreneurship for social impact, presenting at an array of global education, sustainability and impact events, including the UN's Festival of Action, SXSWedu, ChangeNow Summit & many more. Craig is also a member of the global advisory board of Education for Sharing (E4S) and serves on OECED’s Education&Skills 2030 Global Forum & UNESCO’s Futures of Education initiative.

Laura Francois

Laura Francois

With a focus on creative design for sustainable development, Laura has been working globally empowering startups, nonprofits and governments to maximize sustainability and use creativity in business as a force for good in Canada and Southeast Asia. Laura is a trained social impact strategist and her work has been featured on BBC World News, Forbes, Netflix, TedX, The Disruptive Design Festival (DIF) and Singapore Design Week

Andy Lopez

Andy Lopez

Andy has extensive experience in storytelling for social impact, namely brand content writing, copywriting as well as bringing people up together.

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