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Learning Unboxed - Annalies Corbin EPISODE 84, 16th November 2020
84 | OnRamp: Helping Students Think About Solving Problems in a New Way | with OSU Students
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84 | OnRamp: Helping Students Think About Solving Problems in a New Way | with OSU Students

The Ohio State University Center for Innovation Strategies has an incredible program called OnRamp, which is a corporate innovation idea accelerator driven by innovative students.  Given initial concepts generated by a sponsor, a group of students conduct customer validation and innovation techniques over a multi-week program to result in out-of-the-box solutions. This gives students from any area of the school an opportunity to experience what it’s like to work within a Lean Startup environment, working collaboratively with other students and a corporate sponsor to solve real-world problems.

And today, we’re going to talk to three students who either have participated in or are currently participating in OnRamp:

Drew Mayerson, a fourth-year scholar student at Ohio State, who is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration through the Max Fisher College of Business and OnRamp graduate.

Szofi Wiksell, a sophomore at the Ohio State University with a double major in marketing and public policy, who is currently in the middle of the program.

David McGrath, who is currently studying finance at OSU and participated in the program a couple years ago.

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Learning Unboxed is produced in part by Crate Media

Recorded by Eric French at WOSU Studios in Columbus, Ohio