Thursday, May 19 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
The Platform Design Workshop

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This short workshop based on the Platform Design Toolkit (www.platformdesigntoolkit.com) will help you understand what are the key entities in the ecosystem you want to examine, how the core value is created and how ancillary value streams are generated.

The workshop will also help you identify the key transactions and ensure that context or channels exist for these transactions to happen on the platform. You’ll also learn how to support and empower the evolution of participants toward better performances and how to help them thrive and produce better quality services from peer to peer interactions and how they can create larger social capital and reputation to make the platform thrive.


The workshop is designed for:

  • Managers and Founders looking to generate innovation in corporates and startups, who need to create new products

  • Creatives, Designers and Consultants who want to use a simple and effective set of design tools to design solutions for the present times

  • Community managers of digital platforms or collaborative spaces such as incubators, makerspaces, coworking spaces or networks.

  • Social entrepreneurs and public officials who want to understand how to increase the social impact of collaborative services with less investments.

What to expect from this workshop

At the end of the workshop you will be be able to:

  • Understand the basics of Platform Design market opportunity

  • Know where to start to get informed about using Platform Design Toolkit

  • Meet a practical and open tool (in Creative Commons) you can use dozens of times in your professional activities

It is a course for beginners or experts?
This course is about an advanced topic - the creation of new products and services - but faces it in a practical way, leaving participants with tools and references to use them. It is a course for participants who understand what it means to create a new product or service but previous knowledge on the subject of the platforms or design is not required.

About the Platform Design Toolkit
Born in 2013, the Platform Design Toolkit (see: www.platformdesigntoolkit.com) has already been adopted worldwide by successful startup as Sharing Academy, OSVehicle, SlowD and more. International groups such as Hutchison Whampoa, Adeo, Transdev, SWIFT also studied and adopted the toolkit. European and American business schools used PDT in courses. Countless designers and entrepreneurs from around the world have used it to shape and improve their business ideas and impact. 

See > www.platformdesigntoolkit.com

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Cristobal Gracia

Connector, OuiShare
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Juho Makkonen

CEO, Sharetribe
I've been building peer-to-peer marketplaces since 2008 and I'm passionate about the impact they have in empowering people in the collaborative economy. My company Sharetribe is focused on helping entrepreneurs in the collaborative economy to launch and manage their own peer-to-peer... Read More →
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Simone Cicero

Platform Design Toolkit Founder, OuiShare
I'm a strategist in love open culture and Freedom, researching about change and society. I inspire people in nurturing radical innovation and transformation. I design events, formats and co-creation workshops to experience the power of cooperation. I'm a lean thinker and agile practitioner... Read More →

Thursday May 19, 2016 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST