Who should attend
This experience is designed for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to build their first NoCode software application, or who are interested in building their entrepreneurship skills to start their own NoCode software-based business.
About the course
Build a Product and a Business: A Hands-On Bootcamp for the Digital Entrepreneur
Maybe you’ve always wanted to build a business, or maybe you’ve already tried. It’s no secret that learning necessary entrepreneurial skills is extremely hard to do - especially in the tech or software space. The rise of NoCode represents a fundamental shift in the velocity of software business building. Not for the faint of heart, this unique hands-on experience, inspired by Babson's Startup Studio partners, enables you to learn how to build a product and gather evidence of desirability and viability.
What Will You Learn?
In this intensive 10 week program, you will experience weekly iterations of NoCode product building with the discipline of business building.
You will develop problem hypotheses related to your business idea, test them with potential customers, pivot where necessary, and assess product desirability and business viability from the #1 entrepreneurial school in the country. At the same time, you will learn to build a software product with Bubble - the leading NoCode platform used by over a million startups & entrepreneurs.
You will have weekly access to top-tier mentors from the Babson network. Accelerator/studio partners help you, offering industry insights and practical next steps as you learn the craft of building a business. Even if you have no experience building software, this course will be tremendously valuable for you.
- Deep, hands-on NoCode instruction from Bubble experts
- Researching your customer pain points and developing problem hypotheses
- Validating your hypotheses with customer discovery interviews and pivoting based on learnings
- Solution development and desirability testing
- Business viability assessment
The program includes live webinars led by faculty and execution assignments that you will complete with your team. Not for the faint of heart, this experience will be fast-paced and will require ~20 hours/week of engagement.
This ten-week online program includes:
- 2-3 hours of Bubble NoCode Platform Instruction per week
- Dedicated time to help your team with specific product build issues
- 1 hour of entrepreneurship faculty time per week
- World-class entrepreneurial instruction from Babson faculty
- Dedicated team coaching time to help with business building
- Access to a library of relevant content
- Accountability groups for peer learning and networking
Sebastian Fixson is Professor of Innovation & Design at Babson College. He also served as the founding Faculty Director of Babson's Master of Science in Management in Entrepreneurial Leadership (MSEL) program from 2014-2017. Trained as both an engineer and a social scientist, Dr. Fixson conc...
Academic Division: EntrepreneurshipAndrew Zacharakis is The John H. Muller, Jr. Chair in Entrepreneurship at Babson College, Wellesley, MA. He is the Director of the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference and past president of the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Managemen...
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