The 2016 UNC Chapel Hill Chancellor’s Faculty Entrepreneurship Workshop is in full effect!! A big thank you to Vice Chancellor JudithCone and Executive Director Dr. Keith Sawyer for starting us off!
Teams had a great time competing in the Marshmallow Challenge!
Teams chose names:
Team 1 –> 2 Many
Team 2 –> Steps to Health
Team 3 –> Cognitive Connection
Team 4 –> Edible Exterminators
Team 5 –> BFF
Team 6 –> Otherwise Known as Professor
Team 7 –> Gotta Have Heart
Next, Dr. Sawyer presented Module 1: THINK- Ideation and Design Thinking
Our lunch speaker, John McGowan:
Professor of the Practice, Dana McMahan
Charles Merritt presents Module 2: LISTEN- Identifying Customers and Customer Segments
Dr. Jim Johnson led Day 2 off with a bang over a breakfast presentation:
Buck Goldstein presents Module 3: Strategy to our 34 participants:
Dr. Stroman presented Module 4: Clarify- Refining the Value Proposition
Vice Chancellor for Development David Routh and Associate Vice Chancellor for Corporate and Foundation Relations and Talent Management Mark Meares presented during lunch:
Chancellor Folt came to speak to us after lunch!
Wednesday morning, Vice Chancellor Judith Cone spoke to participants at breakfast:
Lowry Caudill led us through Module 5: Support – People and Team
Tim Flood taught presenters how to Polish their Pitch:
Lunch Speaker: Phaedra Boinidiris, Member, IBM Academy of Technology
Serious Gaming/Gamification Global Leader
Charles Merritt taught Module 6: Iterate- How to use the Lean process to build your business
Coaches working with their teams:
Alumni Reception at the Graham Memorial:
Buck Goldstein started breakfast off on Thursday morning with his presentation “Engines of Innovation: The Entrepreneurial University”
Dr. Sawyer used the spinner to determine which order teams would present:
Judges Hunry McKoy, Ted Zoller, and Sallie Shuping Russel:
Teams presenting their pitches!!
Vice Chancellor Judith Cone, President Margaret Spellings, and Executive Director Keith Sawyer
A big hand to our winners, Team 7, Gotta Have Heart!
Coach: Dina Rousset
Team Members: Diane Zablotsky, Gloria Elliott, Angela Miles, Shannon Mathews, Jonathan Sexton
Until next year!