Our programs are designed to work without audio or visual support, and here’s why. We invested heavily in the CO.STARTERS workbooks. All the content is there so the participants can reference the material at any time. Because we believe so strongly in the cohort experience of shared knowledge and shared learning, this leaves participants [...]
The case studies provide a standard platform for conversation and are meant to create discussion around the new topics presented. This also allows the facilitator to observe how well the cohort is understanding the new concepts. As you progress through the course, the case studies become more detailed as the case study personas face [...]
You may not have noticed but there is a place to track attendance on the customer count chart. Under the space for each participant’s name, there are 10 circles to track attendance. Fill in each circle when the participant is present.
We do not recommend adding participants after Session 2. Sessions 1 & 2 set the foundation for the cohort experience. Session 1 is time for the business owner to self reflect about themselves in their role as an entrepreneur and connect with the cohort; Session 2 begins to explore who their customers are and what [...]
Ideally, a participant will benefit the most by participating in every session, particularly beginning with Session 1. The first session is when everyone gets to know the other participants and their business or idea, and everyone shares their concerns, the problems they are challenged by, and things they hope to learn. It’s also when [...]