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Business Concept Course

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12-week acceleration program for early-stage startup ideas

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Do you have a fresh and innovative startup idea? Join this 12-week acceleration program together with 25 other participants and transform your idea into a promising business concept!

In this training you will learn how to turn an idea into a promising startup. You train your entrepreneurial thinking and acting and prepare yourself theoretically as well as practically for the foundation and management of your own company. Perhaps you will also meet your potential co-founders in this course.

How do I benefit from the Business Concept course?

After the course, you will have

  • a strong business model and a clearly defined value proposition
  • an IP strategy, financial overview & ideas on how to finance your startup
  • knowledge about team performance & pitching skills
  • a professional business concept poster of your startup idea

The training also includes knowledge and experience exchange with experienced startup coaches with two personalized coaching sessions, access to the Swiss startup ecosystem and lots of useful tools of an entrepreneur! Get to know whether you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur!

Who can participate?

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

A maximum of 25 participants per course will be admitted.

The courses are open to all university and college members, regardless of where they are held. Are you super motivated but not an alumni or member of a Swiss university or university of applied sciences? Fill out the application form anyway and we’ll get in touch with you!

When and where does the course take place?

The Business Concept Course is a semester course that takes place on 11 evenings with 4 lessons each.

The course is held in parallel at several Swiss universities and universities of applied sciences.

The exact dates of the courses are listed below.

Language & costs

The Business Concept course is offered exclusively in English and is free of charge.

 

STARTUP CAMPUS Award

The best ideas are awarded with the STARTUP CAMPUS Award.

How can I apply for the course?

As long as the courses are open, you can register on our website at any time. Select your desired course date and submit your application. If you have a business idea, please describe it roughly. The courses are open to all members of the university, regardless of where they are held. If you have any questions about the course offers, please contact us: info@startup-campus.ch

 

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Course program

In this training you will learn how to turn an idea into a promising startup. You train your entrepreneurial thinking and acting and prepare yourself theoretically as well as practically for the foundation and management of your own company. Perhaps you will also meet your potential co-founders in this course.

Week 1

Entrepreneurial Thinking & Acting & Bootcamp

Week 2

Value Proposition Design & Testing

Week 3

Business Model Design & Testing

Week 4

Initial Coaching Week

Week 5

Building a Strong Team

Week 6

Financial Planning & KPIs

Week 7

Successful Fundraising

Week 8

Protection Strategies & IP (online, all classes)

Week 9

Creating a Winning Pitch

Week 10

Advanced Coaching Week

Week 11

Pitching to Investors

Week 12

Meeting the Startup Ecosystem

Impressions of past trainings

Startups honored with the STARTUP CAMPUS Award

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