The Social Impact Lab - Inspire Application

Program Details
Inspire is a 12-week program designed to guide the way your organization develops future business models, products, and services. The 24.5-hour program is comprised of seven sessions (3.5 hours each). Additional time is required between sessions for participants to complete homework assignments.
This is a unique learning experience that teaches individuals and organizations how to apply design thinking as a tool for problem-solving on actual projects that are happening in their business. Over the course of the program, participants will learn the following:

Set the stage for your success Truly understand your “customer” Design new value propositions Customer Development
Develop clarity about the context and impact of your opportunity while we help you define success through real and meaningful outcomes  Our mentors will help you challenge your assumptions and biases about your service, clients, or markets and evaluate insights in real situations We will help you leverage your customers’ behaviours to define new impact opportunities and the capabilities needed to deliver your desired outcomes Test your assumptions directly with internal and external stakeholders using low fidelity prototypes and customer interviews

For United Way Non-Profit Partner Agencies, we are pleased to offer this course free of charge through United Way of Calgary and Area.

Application close date: August 26, 2021

*First Name

*Last Name



*Phone Number

*Organization Name

*Are you a United Way Partner Agency?

*Are you seeking new mindsets and tools to change the way your organization develops future business models, products and services?

*Can you dedicate a team of 2 to 5 people, of whom at least two will spend at least 5-10 additional hours per week, outside of workshops, to execute tests and experiments?

The starting date for our upcoming cohort is September 16, 2021

*Is your team available to start Inspire on this date?

*Please describe the problem you are looking to solve. (Max 3,000 characters)

*Please describe why this problem is worth solving. (Max 3,000 characters)

*Do you consent to receiving communications from The Social Impact Lab?

*How did you hear about The Social Impact Lab?