About the Program
Have you noticed issues in your village, in your community, or in your country that you wished someone could solve for you? Great! You can do more than take notice. With our 30-Day-Challenge program we will show you how you can turn those issues into opportunities to improve yourself and your community by taking positive and proactive steps. This new workshop is created to provide all participants with the insights and tools to transform ideas into viable social projects or social businesses.
Participation is FREE of charge. Armenian translation will always be available during the workshops.
INITIAL WORKSHOP – 1 FULL DAY
During this workshop you will understand how you can find opportunities in problems and what you do to turn them into a social venture. You will also learn how to test your ideas/solutions in the market and/or in your community using tools such as the "Lean Canvas", and finally how to pitch or share your ideas with others.
- October 19 - Gyumri
- October 20 - Yerevan
- October 21 - Gavar
- October 22 - Stepanavan
THE 30 DAY CHALLENGE
You will have 30 days to do your research and test your prototype solution. Through interviews, brainstorming sessions and mind maps, you will shape your idea and prepare to pitch it in the final workshop.
FINAL WORKSHOP - 1 FULL DAY - 3RD WEEK OF NOVEMBER
After pitching and receiving feedback from social enterprise experts, you will learn how to validate your initial business model and start the process of building a viable social enterprise. In the end, Best Idea, Best Team and Best Progress in 30 Days will be announced.
Just keep in mind, it is all about Learning, not winning. Although the best ideas will be recognized by our panel of experts, this series of workshops is a learning experience that should provide you with the tools for discovering and implementing ways to create your own meaningful job or enterprise in the future.