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Data & Design Accelerator: Build a Business Strategy

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Metis Chicago

1033 W Van Buren St. 3rd Floor

Chicago, IL 60607

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Interested in building real-world skills in design thinking, business strategy, and data analysis while working with a cross-functional team?

Casecomps is hosting a two week, immersive boot camp to teach holistic, real-life problem-solving skills through hands-on experience. This event is in partnership with Metis Chicago and Ergo Impact.

What You’ll Do: Work as a service designer, data scientist, or business strategist with a team of 4 to 5 passionate individuals to craft a business strategy for Ergo Impact, a local Chicago startup eager to identify a product-market fit among business customers for their landmark standing desk stool. Teams will have access to the below tools as they crack the case:

  • Interviews with Ergo Impact's CEO and founder, seasoned business strategist Jackie Lim, and an end-user of the product
  • Curated quantitative data from ergonomics studies and market research to enable deep analysis in devising your business strategy
  • An exclusive design thinking workshop to facilitate ideation
  • Personal access to Accenture consultants Michael Kokot and Ryan Hedblom to help guide your team and offer feedback on ideas
  • Feedback from Ernst and Young representatives and the founder of Ergo Impact after final presentations

Who Should Join: This competition is geared towards individuals interested in exploring what it would be like to play a data science, designer, or business strategist role in a real business setting. Specifically, this competition is a great learning opportunity for those interested in building a new skillset to honing existing skills. The competition is built around standard work schedules so that both employed and job searching individuals can participate.

How to Register: Register via this Eventbrite by Thursday, September 19th to participate. Participants will be notified via email of team assignments by EOD Friday, September 20th. The competition and case study will officially launch September 23rd at 8am CST.

Schedule of Events: All interviews for this competition are virtual and are scheduled to begin after 6pm CST. The final presentations will take place at Metis on October 3rd, starting at 6pm. For a more detailed schedule, please email the organizer at michael.kokot@casecomps.com.

Prizes: To expand team members network and knowledge of the Chicago startup ecosystem, a private tour of 1871 or mHub will be given to the winning team, along with Casecomps and Ergo Impact swag.

About the Organizers: Casecomps is a local Chicago startup focused on connecting professionals to employers through fun, creative challenges. Metis accelerates data science learning for individuals, companies, and institutions through corporate training and accredited, immersive boot camps.

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