Business Growth
Module 4 Social Entrepreneurship

Scale-up your impact startup

Are you facing a growth step? Develop a concrete business development strategy for your social business.

In the course “Business Growth for Social Entrepreneurs” we support you in the growth of your company by developing your own growth plan. You will deepen your knowledge in the areas of strategy development, systematic customer acquisition and pitching skills. Bring your business model to the next level and create the basis to open up new markets.


What you will learn in this course:

  • Scalable high-impact business models
  • Growth & internationalisation strategies (building international impact and sales)
  • Partnership strategies for social businesses
  • Impact assessment, measurement and implementation
  • Organization in the growth phase (sales, distribution, engineering, HR, etc.)
  • Growth financing (financing needs and solutions)
  • Team management (clarifying requirements, recruitment, etc.)
  • Key performance indicators (KPIs) and optimization processes
  • How to build your sales organization and develop sales channels
  • Growth hacks for rapidly increasing sales


Who can participate?

Founders and heads of social businesses that are already operating in the market, creating impact and generating revenue from sales and partnerships.

A maximum of 12 participants per course will be admitted.


When and where does the course take place?

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



The Business Growth course is offered in English only.


How can I register for the course?

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

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



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




This course will be held in cooperation with our partners:



Current courses
Zurich / Online
Information material
Flyer with course schedule
«It was exciting to get to know the different facets of a company’s development. The coaches passed on valuable know-how from their practical experience. »

Philipp Ryf

«I’ve heard and learned from outstanding speakers who effectively opened my eyes.»

Martin Weisskopf

«In sales, customer understanding is everything. The Business Growth course has taught me how to be more systematic. »

Christian Mathis

«The lecturers are successful entrepreneurs. That’s when you learn things you can’t find in textbooks.»

Simon Michel

Offers and application
Start date
Start date: 24.10.2023
Language: English
Place: Zurich / Online