Deans' Design Challenge Workshop: How to Create a Winning Proposal
Join Professor Joe Lassiter, Senator John Heinz Professor of Management Practice in Environmental Management at Harvard Business School and i-lab Faculty Chair, for a workshop on how to write a winning Deans’ Challenge proposal. Prof. Lassiter will go through how your proposal will be judged and discuss what elements to address in framing your ideas and hypotheses. He will also address team composition, implementability, financial and regulatory viability as well as how to measure impact of these projects.
Following the workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to mingle, form teams and participate in discussions on the 4 focus areas:
• Responsive Cities
• Urban Metabolisms
• The Future of Consumption
• Aging in Place
We check all attendee registrations at the door. Please bring a printed or smartphone copy of your EventBrite registration and Harvard student ID if you have registered as a Harvard Student. Attendance will be limited to registered guests and tickets will not be available at the door.
Note: Harvard Shuttles have a stop directly across from the i-lab, and you can track the shuttles online here: http://harvard.transloc.com/ If you are driving, please park in the i-lab's lot (entrance on Western Avenue, directions and payment information are here: http://i-lab.harvard.edu/parking).
When & Where
Harvard Innovation Labs
The Harvard Innovation Labs consist of a vibrant, cross-disciplinary ecosystem for the Harvard community to explore innovation and entrepreneurship while building deeper connections. It is an excellent example of the One Harvard vision and a leading catalyst for the Allston Science and Enterprise District.The Innovation Labs fosters unprecedented collaboration among Harvard students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members of the Allston and Greater Boston communities.
The Harvard i-lab is the central component of the Harvard Innovation Labs. It is an educational collaborative for all current Harvard students from any Harvard school to explore innovation and entrepreneurship at any stage. it provides open co-working space, a vibrant community of peer and mentor support, experiential programming, and a 12-week Venture Incubation Program, helping student teams take their ideas further, faster.
The Launch Lab is a critical extension of the growing Harvard Innovation Labs. It provides eligible Harvard alumni leading high-potential early-stage startups with a curated community including collaborative coworking space, business building programming, and access to i-lab advisors and mentors. It fosters continued connection between alumni, current students, and the Harvard commnunity as a whole.