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Innovate Like a Startup Founder


This course is your rapid online introduction to the Lean Startup approach to innovation and entrepreneurship

About this course

Learning Experience  Date and Time
   Workshop 1 - Introduction Tuesday 1 December, 19:00-19:45 AEDT
   Workshop 2 – Innovate like a startup founder Tuesday 8 December, 19:00-20:30 AEDT
   Online learning module
 2 hours, self-paced


Innovation and adaptation is essential for sustainable success. They're embodied in giant success stories like Atlassian and Canva, but also in startups, social enterprises and small businesses solving real-world problems. So, how do you come up with your big idea and bring it to life, quickly and effectively?  

In this short course from SSE and TAFE NSW, you’ll get a rapid introduction to the entrepreneurial methods and tools that founders use to develop innovative products and services. You’ll learn how to apply these tools in your own context.

And you’ll work alongside a diverse group of like-minded people and connect with a network of founders, innovators and change-makers from across the state.


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This course is for you if you want to:

  • Bring your entrepreneurial ideas to life 
  • Supercharge your business through innovation 
  • Work in a startup 
  • Build an entrepreneurial skill set for your current or future career

Course details

This course is delivered fully online over one week and should take you about 4 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 work through engaging activities and content in a 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