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GUEST SPEAKER

JOEL BURROWS

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

GHIRARDELLI

This Winter, snag your golden ticket to our Superpower Hour Workshop featuring Joel Burrows, CEO of Ghirardelli. This Season will also include our Entrepreneurship 101 Workshop, a field trip to Wish Boutique and office hours—all culminating into our Winter Pop-up Shop.

SEASON OVERVIEW

OCT. 15

Workshop:

Entrepreneurship 101

(Beginner)

2:00 – 3:15 PM

Virtual via Zoom

Prerequisites:

None; all are welcome

Please note:

Completion of this course (current or past) is required to sell in our Winter Pop-up Shop

NOV. 5

Workshop:

Office Hours

(All Levels)

4:00 – 4:30 PM

Virtual via Zoom

OCT. 21

Field Trip:

Wish Boutique

(All Levels)

1:00 – 2:00 PM (Cohort A)

3:00 – 4:00 PM (Cohort B)

In person, Walnut Creek

Prerequisites:

Entrepreneurship 101

Please note:

Completion of this event is required if you wish to sell in Winter Pop-up Shop and have already completed Entrepreneurship 101 in previous season

NOV. 30

Workshop:

Office Hours

(Beginner)

7:00 – 7:30 PM

Virtual via Zoom

OCT. 22

Workshop:

Superpower Hour w/ Joel Burrows (Advanced)

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Virtual via Zoom

Prerequisites:

Entrepreneurship 101

Please note:

Completion of this course is required if you wish to sell in Winter Pop-up Shop and have already completed Entrepreneurship 101 in previous season

DEC. 10

Winter

Pop-up Shop

(All Levels)

2:00 – 3:15 PM

Virtual via Zoom

Note: Upon completion of "Entrepreneurship 101" and/or "Superpower Hour", students may participate in our Winter Pop-up Shop.

PROGRAM DETAILS

BEGINNER WORKSHOP

OCTOBER 15 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101

Prerequisites: None; All are welcome
2:00 - 3:15 PM; Virtual via Zoom

This 75-minute session will cover:

  • Identifying a product or service based on market need and/or passion

  • Defining your target customer

  • Conducting benchmarking research

  • Calculating cost, price and margin

  • Sourcing and developing your product

  • Understanding corporate social responsibility

  • Crafting and delivering an elevator pitch
     

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ADVANCED WORKSHOP

OCTOBER 15

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Prerequisites: Entrepreneurship 101 

4:00 - 5:15 PM; Virtual via Zoom

This 75-minute session will cover:

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OFFICE HOURS

NOVEMBER 5

PART 1:

Prerequisites: Entrepreneurship 101 

4:00 - 4:30 PM; Virtual via Zoom

This 30-minute session will cover:

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NOVEMBER 30

PART 1:

Prerequisites: Entrepreneurship 101 

4:00 - 4:30 PM; Virtual via Zoom

This 30-minute session will cover:

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MILESTONE: PRODUCT SUBMISSION

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PRODUCT SAMPLE SUBMISSION

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Orinda Drop-off

  • Participants will submit a product sample

  • Product sample will be photographed and used for event promotion

  • Product samples will not be returned

  • Logistical information for submitting your product sample will be communicated during workshops 

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DECEMBER 10

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Prerequisites: Entrepreneurship 101 or Superpower Hour

2:00 - 5:00 PM (Setup at 1:00 PM)

Event is in-person & indoors

500 St Marys Rd

Lafayette, CA 94549

 

PARTICIPANT EXPECTATIONS:

  • Actively promote our event to friends, family and community members

  • Produce and make available for sale 20-30 pieces of inventory

  • Merchandise and staff a table with their own one-of-a-kind products or services

  • Pitch their products to shoppers in our Snowflake Boutique

  • Fund their business endeavor and keep 100% of their profits (Tuition should not be deducted when calculating profit * )
     

Note: Upon completion of "Entrepreneurship 101" and/or BOTH PARTS of "Founder Hour", students may participate in our Snowflake Boutique

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