The entrepreneurship course offers a unique opportunity to build the knowledge, skills and experience in starting up an innovative business, in looking for critical funding and in structuring a deal to make your business viable. The student embarks on a live experience through negotiating a term sheet for an entrepreneurial venture.
This course provides theory-grounded knowledge and practice-driven skills for founding, financing, and growing new technology ventures. A critical understanding of dos and don'ts is provided through highlighting and discussing real life examples and cases.
Discovering Management provides a general introduction to the field of Entrepreneurship and the practices of professional Business Management. The course is designed to provide students an overview of the management function and the essential aspects of sustainable and successful companies. The module includes lectures, case studies, exercises and a business game simulation.
In early March the Entrepreneurship chair organizes this 3-credit electives course together with partners from HSG and the newly established Swisscom Pirates Hub. The 4-day intensive bootcamp features interactive lectures, entrepreneurs as guest speakers and coached workshops during which interdisciplinary student teams (ETH + HSG) work jointly on the development of a high-tech business case. The teams will be supported by venture coaches from the Swisscom Pirates Hub and their KickBox with pre-seed money of CHF 1’000 to prototype and test the idea. The progam will end with a pitch event in front of a high-profile jury with members from the local ecosystem like Venture Kick.
Participants form teams and identify an idea, which is then taken through the steps necessary to form a startup. The primary focus of the course is geared to technology startups that want to reach scale.
L. De Cuyper,
G. von Krogh,
F. von Wangenheim
|363-1030-00L||High Tech Start-up Management||B. Clarysse|
|363-1089-00L||Enabling Entrepreneurship: From Science to Startup 2||A. Sethi|