Learn How To
Run experiments, pivot and remain lean and innovative while ethically serving customers and prioritizing social impact
Use the value proposition canvas to map out your customers’ pains, gains, and jobs to be done
Create and test hypotheses to refine the value proposition of your social enterprise or initiative
New courses at no cost—made available every month.
Draw inspiration from thought-provoking readings, videos, and reflections.
Learn with a team that brings different experiences and thinking to the table.
Attain a “Statement of Accomplishment” recognizing your successful completion of a course.
The lean startup course was a game-changer for us. It challenged our thinking, got us to approach the problem in new ways and gave us confidence to take our idea and put it into action. »Afzahl
4 workshop guides to help you apply lean methods to your own projects
Instructional videos from Sasha Dichter, Acumen’s former Chief Innovation Officer, now Co-founder of 60 Decibels, and Steve Blank’s Lean Launchpad Course
02SECTION 1: WHAT ARE LEAN STARTUP PRINCIPLES?
04SECTION 3: DESIGNING MINIMUM VIABLE PRODUCTS AND LEAN EXPERIMENTS
You will learn how to use lean methodologies to test, validate, and adapt while building a new social enterprise or new offering within an existing organization. The lean approach relies on validated learning, experimentation, and iterative product releases to shorten product development cycles, measure progress, and gain valuable customer feedback.
These principles can be used by any innovator, especially those determined to solve the world’s toughest social problems, to create the greatest impact and better meet the needs of customers.