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Do you want to learn how to develop your own business idea and turn it into a successful startup? Then this is your chance. Based on the lean startup philosophy, you will test your ideas and assumptions one-by-one and acquire entrepreneurial know-how and skills. Insights and coaching from mentors and experts will help you along the way.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The Lean Startup Entrepreneurship course teaches you how to develop your own business idea and turn it into a successful startup. You learn together with fellow students what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur. The best participants receive coaching from a mentor to develop their startup. 8 live webinars from experts and entrepreneurs give you the opportunity to gain unique insights and get answers to the startup questions that you face.

Benefits

By Participating in the Lean Startup Entrepreneurship Course from ESTIEM, you will learn how to:

  • Generate business ideas
  • Develop and validate a business model for your idea
  • Apply different growth strategies for your startup
  • Make money and finance your startup
  • Build a winning team
  • Take the social aspects of your startup into account

Rich learning environment

The course format has the following advantages:

  • All topics on entrepreneurship are practical and hands on. You can apply your new insights directly in real life.
  • A mentor will support you (and your team) to further develop your business idea if you have a promising business idea.
  • The course stimulates social learning, engaging with other participants so learn more compared with studying on your own.
  • You get access to and feedback from experts, which results in a steeper learning curve.

Course Outline

This course consists of 8 weekly modules :
  • Module 1: Me entrepreneur?!
  • Module 2: Core concepts for entrepreneurship
  • Module 3: Business ideas
  • Module 4: Lean Canvas business model
  • Module 5: Understanding your customers and market
  • Module 6: Growth Strategies
  • Module 7: Making money and financing your business
  • Module 8: Building a winning team
if you submit your business idea or (important parts of) your business model, you will receive feedback on this from experienced entrepreneurs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date The course start on February 16. Your final assignment should be handed in before April 17, 2017. You can join the course until February 23.
  • Full-time duration 3 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity 4 hrs/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Only feedback on assignments and exams, Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
  • Partnership
    Joint
  • Entry Level
    Highschool
  • Skill Disciplines
    Research Techniques, Project Management, Personal Effectiveness, Communication, Networking
  • More information Go To The Course Website

Programme Structure

This course consists of 8 weekly modules :
  • Module 1: Me entrepreneur?!
  • Module 2: Core concepts for entrepreneurship
  • Module 3: Business ideas
  • Module 4: Lean Canvas business model
  • Module 5: Understanding your customers and market
  • Module 6: Growth Strategies
  • Module 7: Making money and financing your business
  • Module 8: Building a winning team
Each week a live webinar takes place on 21:00 CET (Central European Time) as an introduction of the module of that week.

Audience

Students and professionals interested in entrepreneurship

Lecturers

Entrepreneurs and professionals in the field of entrepreneurship provide live webinars and provide feedback. Mentors are mix of seasoned entrepreneurs and consultants.

Academic Requirements

General requirements

As a participant in the online course you must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Basic understanding of Industrial Engineering & Management or Business Economics


Technological Requirements

computer with internet access

Tuition Fee

The online course is for free. 

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Funding

Not applicable, the course is for free.

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