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Ecosystem Partner Workshops

Entrepreneurial careers transcend specific job titles, career paths, and industries. The Carlsen Center develops the entrepreneurial mindset in students through hands-on learning, experiential events, and in-class instruction.

The workshops provide information on particular areas of focus and are presented by regional ecosystem partners, including experienced entrepreneurs.

The Art of Government Contracting

Startup Board Development Workshop Series: Session 3

Startup Board Development Workshop Series: Session 2

Startup Board Development Workshop Series: Session 1

Protecting your Ideas, Inventions, and IP during Pitch Competitions

OKRs - Driving Focus, Alignment & Engagement with Ben Lamorte

Testing Business Ideas with David Bland

Corporate Innovation Workshop

Value Proposition Canvas

Blue Ocean Strategy

Overview of Intellectual Property (IP)

The Six Types of Working Genius

Introduction to Social Innovation

Connect Better: Curiosity Builds Great Teams & Fuels Tough Conversations

Getting VC Ready: Looking Behind the Curtain

Mindset Over Motivation: A Founder's Guide to Focus

Fundamentals of Developing an App Startup

Transform Your Organization's Culture

Defining Your Social Impact Business Model with the Mission Model Canvas

Design Strategy and the Customer Journey with Matt Franks

Intro to the Sacramento Startup Community

Product & Service Design for Global Markets

An Entrepreneur's Guide to Market Analysis

Student Panel: Leading with an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Mariah Lichtenstern: Closing The Tech Funding Gap

Sedale Turbovsky: Grants for Startups

Scott Gregory: Sales Planning for Startups

Hernani Alves/Tracy Jackson: Champion Mindset: Winning in the New World