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Innovate Like a Startup Founder

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Learn how to develop great business ideas and bring them to life

About this course

Learning Experience
 Workshop 1 - Introduction
Workshop 2 – Innovate like a startup founder


Curious about starting a business?  Working on an idea that excites you? 

Either way, you want to figure out your next stepsAnd the tools of innovation and entrepreneurship can pave your way forward.

Every new business starts with an idea. Whether you are making candles in your kitchenstarting an online retail business, or developing a big idea that could change someone’s lifeat SSE you can test and explore your ideas with expert insight. 

So, how do you come up with your next idea and bring it to life? 

In this short course, you’ll get a quick introduction to the methods and tools that you can use to develop innovative products and services.  

You’ll learn how to apply these tools to bring your entrepreneurial ideas to lifequickly and effectivelyOn successful completion, you’ll receive a TAFE Statement of Attainment in Innovation Fundamentals, demonstrating future-proof entrepreneurial skills that employers value.  

Along the way, you’ll meet like-minded people on the journey to becoming business owners, innovators or change-makers.

Interested? Register your Expression of Interest to stay up to date.


This course is delivered fully online over one week and should take you about 4-5 hours to complete.

At the start of the course, you’ll join a short session to get oriented, meet your facilitator, network with other participants and set your goals.  

Over the course of the week, you’ll develop your ideas with an engaging two-hour self-paced learning module.  

At the end of the week, you’ll join a collaborative online workshop to put your learning into practice through a range of individual and team-based activities.

Course fee 

$165 including GST 

Course duration 

1 week 

Time commitment 

Approximately 4 hours 

By completing this course, you’ll gain:

  • Practical insight into generating ideas and identifying opportunities for new businesses, products and services
  • An understanding of the Lean Startup process and how to apply it in various contexts
  • The chance to make new contacts through structured networking and collaborative work