BY ENTREPRENEURS, FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Are you looking to acquire business skills to expand your boundaries? Are you inspired to embrace the exhilarating career of creating or working for a start-up? In this hands-on “Business Concept” training, you will learn how to shape an idea into business, be pushed to go out of your comfort zone and get connected to our vast community of entrepreneurs, trainers, coaches and mentors.
3 MONTHS OF TRAINING
Get familiar with the major challenges of launching a start-up company and learn how to deal with them, through weekly evening sessions during one semester. A focus will be put on validating your business idea through intensive customer discovery process and interaction with industrial experts & coaches.
SPRING Lausanne, Geneva and Neuchâtel
FALL Lausanne, Fribourg, Yverdon-les-Bains and Sion
SPRING End of February to beginning of May
FALL End of September to mid December
17h15 to 21h15 One evening per week
At the beginning of the training, all participants from all training cities gather in Lausanne for a full day of entrepreneurship immersion. This day includes pitching, forming teams around a project idea, challenging activities, and a lot of fun.
AWARD STUDY TRIP
Each semester, a jury panel awards the best project teams with a 2-day study trip in a European capital. The trip aims to discover the local entrepreneurship ecosystem and business opportunities, meet entrepreneurs, angel investors and visit incubators! Our last destinations were London and Berlin.
WHO CAN APPLY
This training is free of charge to anyone studying, working from a Swiss university regardless of the academic level or field of study. R&D workers are also welcome! Applications are subjected to selection based on motivation, ambition, and experience.
Each project has the opportunity to have a follow-up with renowed mentors during the training.