Business Creation
Module 3 Social Entrepreneurship

Create your impact startup

Do you want to start and lead a startup with positive social and/or environmental impact?

In the course “Business Creation for Social Entrepreneurs” experienced startup coaches support you in building your social business. You receive concrete answers to your project- and company-specific questions, specify your plans and consolidate your entrepreneurial knowledge.

 

What you will learn in this course:

  • Business modeling for a social business (designing a business that creates value)
  • Creating stakeholder value (designing value propositions for customers and beneficiaries)
  • Product development (using the build, measure, learn process)
  • Impact assessment & measurement (defining your impact and doing a first measurement)
  • Market structure & business strategy (understanding the market and defining your role)
  • Go-to-market strategy (creating a roadmap for market entry and growth)
  • Financial forecasting (forecasting your financial growth and funding needs)
  • Raising funding (developing a practical fundraising strategy and identifying funding sources)
  • Pitching skills (learning how to give a persuasive pitch to different stakeholders)
  • Founding and legal (Comparing different legal structures and intellectual property strategies)
  • Team development (Building a strong team, resolving conflicts and managing yourselves)
  • Pitching to an expert jury

 

Who can participate?

Motivated and ambitious members of a Swiss university or university of applied sciences, i.e. students, doctoral students, postdocs, professors.

Founders and heads of a recently founded social businesses with a positive social and/or ecological impact.

A maximum of 15 participants per course will be admitted.

 

 

When and where does the course take place?

The Business Creation course is an intensive course, spread over several weeks. Details of the course program can be found in the individual course starts.

 

 

Language

The Business Creation course is offered in English only.

 

 

How can I register for the course?

You can register for a Business Creation course on our website at any time.

If you have any questions about the course offer, please contact us:

 

STARTUP CAMPUS

info@startup-campus.ch

+41 (0) 58 934 65 00 (Mon-Fri, 9 am – 5 pm)

Current courses
30.05.2023
Zurich / Online
Available
Details
06.11.2023
Online
Available
Details
Information material
Flyer with course schedule
Comments
«I have learned how to explain my project to medical non-experts.»

Irina Banzola
ONtrack Diagnostics

«We learned how to draw up a proper business plan.»

Markus Rohr
Robolem

«I’ve learned a lot in the course, especially about financial planning and customer segmentation.»

Benedikt Wanner
Synple Chem

«In the Business Creation course I learned as a researcher how to transform my scientific project into a profitable business model.»

Sabrina Badir
Pregnolia

Offers and application
Start date
Language
Place
Availability
Start date: 30.05.2023
Language: English
Place: Zurich / Online
Available
Start date: 06.11.2023
Language: English
Place: Online
Available