Introduce participants to the Jam, the activities they will be taking part in and the general flow of the event.
Start the day right with a motivating 15-minute introduction. Use this tool to welcome participants to the event, to orientate them on the process, to preview the activities to come and to set the right expectations.
Get everyone revved up and thank them for attending. Introduce the organisers and facilitators. For Jams of fewer than 20 participants, do a quick round of introductions.
Talk about the situation your organisation is hoping to address and why it is important. Try sharing this through a story to motivate participants and to enable them to empathise.
Familiarise participants with the design process that they will go through in the Jam. Mention the following points:
Show an overview schedule of the Jam to participants. As you go through it, explain how each exercise will help them design and produce more powerful solutions.
Make the following announcements:
Before you start the exercises, leave a little time for any questions participants might have. Once they've been addressed, start Jamming!
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Preparation 10 mins
Delivery 10 mins
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Delivery 60 mins
Preparation 15 mins
Delivery 15 mins