HEDI Curriculum

HEDI LogoThe Health Enterprise Development Initiative (HEDI) curriculum includes training in Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Food and Agriculture, with a curriculum taken from programs at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute, Slow Money Northwest, and Kick (the “inclusive” incubator). For complete project information please visit the HEDI project page.

 

Meeting 1: March 18th, 1-5 pm
Sustainable Food and Agriculture: John Gardner, BGI

  • The Current Food/Agriculture System and Opportunities for Better Outcomes
    • US
    • Pacific Northwest Region
    • Seattle Metro
  • The Design of An Alternative Food/Ag Business
    • Knowing the Supply Chain
    • Determining the Appropriate Scale
    • Knowing Alternative Designs: Short Chains, Aggregating, Integrating, Ownership
  • Reducing Good Ideas to Practice
    • Starting a Food/Ag Business
    • Growing an Existing Food/Ag Business
    • Assets, Resources, and Where to Find Help

Online meetings, 1-2pm: March 25 

 

In person meeting #2: April 1st, 1-5 pm
Entrepreneurship I
: Mike Skinner, Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship; and Michael “Luni” Libes, BGI/Kick

  • Bird in the Hand
    • Developing an Internal Locus of Control
  • Affordable Loss
    • Minimal Viable Concepts and Iterative Failure
  • Lemonade
    • Pivots Leveraging Contingencies into Validated Learning
  • Crazy Quilt
    • Building Your Support Network
  • Pilot in the Plane
    • Effectuating Change in Uncertainty
  • The Business Model Canvas

 Online meetings, 1-2pm: April 8, April 15, April 22

  • April 8 – Problem/Solution/Customers
  • April 15 – Opportunity Size & Competition
  • April 22 – Building a financial plan

 

In person meeting #3: April 29, 1-5 pm
Entrepreneurship II
Michael “Luni” Libes, BGI/Kick

  • Startup marketing
    • Branding
    • Messaging
    • Building awareness
  • Communications & pitching
    • Creating a great pitch
    • Delivering the pitch

Online meetings, 1-2pm: May 6, May 13, May 20

  •  May 6 – Startup sales
    • Funnel/Pipeline
    • Channels
    • Organizing a sales team
  • May 13 – Realities of Funding
  • May 20 – Polishing the final pitches

Presentation Day: May 27 1-5 pm

 

Interested companies can apply via f6s.com/hedi-spring2014

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