Eligibility and Application

Participants are expected to:

  • be proficient in English
  • be committed to attending and fully participating in every planned session of the program
  • be eager to learn about lean start-up teaching methodologies and evidence-based entrepreneurship pedagogy
  • have experience growing technology startups either as founders or startup investors
  • exhibit an intellectual curiosity and willingness to teach a process rather than advise startups
  • proactively engage with teams to experience the customer discovery process as active participants

To apply, please prepare and submit an executive summary to Bob Smith.  Please send by email to [email protected] with the subject heading “GW Lean Startup Faculty Development Application”

The executive summary should be one-page maximum, and include:

  • A brief overview of your business experience
  • A brief overview of your teaching experience, if any
  • A brief overview of your experience with lean startup and evidence-based entrepreneurship, if any
  • Your interest in the program, and your expectations for leading lean startup programs at your home institutions