Lean for Social Change (Meet-up)
LEAN FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
Lean for Social Change is a 8-week course inspired by the Lean Launchpad Class pioneered by Steve Blank. 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 investing your time in something that truly meets your stakeholder’s and customer’s needs.
Lean for Social Change draws on the latest thinking in Silicon Valley on how to build companies that maximize customer value while minimizing wasted effort and makes it relevant for social innovators.
The lean approach relies on validated learning, experimentation, and iterative product releases to shorten product development cycles, measure progress, and gain valuable customer feedback. In an environment where the majority of startups fail, lean principles aim to give startups a better chance of success by helping entrepreneurs learn more quickly what works and discard what doesn’t.
These principles aren’t just for high tech startups but tools for life for any innovator, especially those determined to solve the world’s toughest social problems.
London+Acumen School for Social Innovation
For students of the +Acumen online courses, welcome to the London+Acumen school for social innovation!
We know how difficult it can be to find a conveniently located, inexpensive, creative venue for your weekly workshops, so London+Acumen has partnered with The Impact Hub Islington to offer you the opportunity of studying at their beautiful co-working space next to Angel Station, free of charge, at London+Acumen’s “School for Social Innovation”.
The venue will be open to lab groups to undertake their course workshops at 6-9pm every Thursday. Please register each member of your group, for the course you are undertaking before you attend and arrive before 7PM to ensure the London+Acumen committed volunteers know to keep the Hub open late!
If you have any questions please contact [email protected].
Both Impact Hub Islington and London+Acumen believe a better world evolves through the combined accomplishments of creative, committed and compassionate individuals focused on a common purpose. The School for Social innovation is designed to offer an ecosystem of resources, inspiration, and collaboration opportunities to grow real social impact among the +Acumen courses.
We hope to see you at school!
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