Business Model Design

How to make a business more sustainable - whether it be social, commercial, small, or scalable. 

We use the collaborative and interactive 'business model canvas' framework to quickly and easily define and communication a business idea or concept. Our facilitator can focus on projects or ideas that you are already working on as part of the course or provide industry-relevant examples.

Event details: 
Date: 3.30-5.30pm AEST, 23 June 2022
Target Audience: Students

Registrations are now closed.

In this workshop you will:
  • Understand how business models are built, pivoted, and scaled
  • Learn how to apply the Business Model Canvas across a variety of frameworks and disciplines
  • This workshop promotes teamwork and is beneficial to students from every background and discipline. 


Tyson Jennings

Tyson Jennings is a Ventures Program Officer and leads the Ventures Validate program. Validate is designed to help UQ students, staff and alumni to develop a validated business model in an interactive learning space.

Prior to joining Ventures, Tyson co-foundered Yodel - a community-based business listing app designed to connect locals with local businesses. Since establishing Yodel in 2017, his startup has grown significantly, raising capital, completing a major pivot, competing in pitch events across Australia, launching internationally, and becoming one of Brisbane’s most loved members of the startup ecosystem. Tyson has a background in corporate sales and partnerships, specialising in identifying and setting up partnerships in new and existing markets.




Contact us

For more information on any of the Enabling Partners Scheme (EPS) workshops, contact the Global Strategy and Partnerships team. 

About Ventures

At UQ, Ventures reflects the entrepreneurial spirit of our community, to be bold and adventurous in working together to find opportunities and solve challenges that create positive change locally and globally. 

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