How to Start your Venture | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


How to Start your Venture

17 - 25Sep2018
  • 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4, Education City Student Center

About the Event

This introduces you to the Lean Start-up process that emerged from Stanford University and provides tips on how to start your venture. The sessions highlight the need to gain perspective from the customer point of view. An ideation session stretches your solution possibilities and ways to address the framed problems. Quick prototyping is a powerful tool to help you visualize your offerings and share your thoughts with your customers. The revenue model session wraps up your effort to formulate how you can achieve economic sustainability - and hopefully growth.


Amin Matni 
The course will be conducted in English


Upon the completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Define the goals for effective presentations and a public speaking
  • Learn how to engage with  audience and learn from them
  • Build stronger messages through presentations to large audiences
  • Speak confidently in public 
  • Learn how to open and close a speech.
  • Learn how to engage the audience
  • Learn how good body language can make your presentation more effective
  • Learn how to conclude your presentation/speech.


Session 1: 

  • Introduction to QBIC and the Lean Start-up 
  • Problem identification and stakeholder mapping

Session 2: Scoping and Value proposition design

Session 3: Prototyping and storytelling

Session 4: Revenue Model and pitching


  • Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  • Monday, September, 24, 2018
  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Course fees: QR 1500

Eligible discounts:

  • 30% Discount for early registration before September 09, 2018
  • 30% Discount for Students, Alumni, QF Members


Payments are accepted via card only, and must be made within three days of registration. Refunds cannot be issued upon cancellation.