CLASS CALENDAR

DAY 1 (SEPTEMBER 9, 2017)

Location: wELCH LIBRARY, WEST READING ROOM

10:30-11:30Am 

topic: COMPONENTS OF A PITCH

SPEAKER: PHILLIP PHAN, ALONZO AND VIRGINIA DECKER PROFESSOR, CAREY BUSINESS SCHOOL

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: nayoung louie, lecturer, carey business school

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

SPEAKER: phillip phan, Alonzo and Virginia Decker Professor, carey business school

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: wELCH LIBRARY, WEST READING ROOM

10:30-11:30Am 

topic: Panel on licensing 

participants: Joshua Weiyuan WangJay Parischa, MD, Hein nguyen, md

Participants will learn about licensing deals from other Johns Hopkins entrepreneurs

11:30AM-12:30pm

topic: Assessing the financial risk

speaker: JIM LIew, assistant professor of finance, carey business school

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: CHRISTOPHER E. JEFFERS, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC 

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

1:30PM-2:30PM

topic: Navigating the FDA (Optional)

SPEAKERS: STEVEN BROOKS, CONSULTANT

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.