tentative CLASS CALENDAR

DAY 1 (SEPTEMBER 9, 2017)

Location: TBD

10:30-11:30Am 

topic: COMPONENTS OF A PITCH

SPEAKER: TBD

Participants will see what a pitch to investors looks like, what its components are and what the deliverable for the bootcamp would look like

11:30AM-12:30pm

topic: Identifying and communicating the problem and solution

speaker: tbd

Participants will learn about how to identify the problem their technology is solving and communicating the solution along with the value it provides (building the value proposition)

12:30pm-1:30pm 

topic: Market Analysis (Primary and Secondary Market research)

SPEAKER: SUPRIYA MUNSHAW, lecturer, carey business school

Participants will learn basics of primary and secondary market research, segmenting and sizing the market, and selecting a target market

1:30PM-2:30PM

topic: components of a business model

SPEAKERS: tbd

Participants will learn about different business model options (out-licensing vs. start-up) and components of a business model (revenue model, cost model).

2:30PM-3:30PM

TOPIC: MEET THE MENTORS (optional)

Participants will have the opportunity to meet and interact with their mentors

DAY 2 (september 16, 2017)

LOCATION: tbd

10:30-11:30Am 

topic: Panel on licensing 

participants: TBD

Participants will learn about licensing deals from other Johns Hopkins entrepreneurs

11:30AM-12:30pm

topic: Assessing the financial risk

speaker: tbd

Participants will learn about financial models, determining how much money the venture needs and basic net present value (NPV) calculations.

12:30pm-1:30pm 

topic: Building and Managing a Team/ conflict management

SPEAKER: TBD

Participants will learn how to recruit talent, manage a team and conflict

1:30PM-2:30PM

topic: Navigating the FDA (Optional)

SPEAKERS: tbd

Participants will learn about FDA requirements and how to get a biomedical technology through the FDA. 

2:30PM-3:30PM

TOPIC: mentor meetings (optional)

Participants will have the opportunity to interact with their mentors

between days 2 and 3, teams will meet with mentors and instructors on their own schedule to prepare their pitch

DAY 3 (october 14, 2016)

LOCATION: tbd

10:30AM-12:30PM

SHARK TANK

Teams will have an opportunity to pitch their technologies in front of a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs and investors.