Business Creation
For Social Entrepreneurs

Create your impact start-up

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 modelling 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 a 5-day intensive course, spread over several weeks. Details of the course program can be found in the individual course starts.

 

 

Language & costs

The Business Creation course is offered in English only and costs 300 CHF.

 

 

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
04.05.2020
Zurich
Information material
Flyer with course schedule
Comments
«The course has structured my thoughts and has given me many thought-provoking impulses.»

Franziska Ullrich
Ophthorobotics AG

«If you launch a startup, you get a lot of applause. The Innosuisse coaches confronted me with critical questions for the first time.»

Olivier Stamm
xifu

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

Sabrina Badir
Pregnolia

«I’ve learned that knowing one’s customers and a well-constructed team decide on success or failure.»

Claudio Ruiz
Nexenic

Offers and application
Start date
Language
Place
Availability
Start date: 04.05.2020
Language: English
Place: Zurich
Available