Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

The Entrepreneurial Side of Business

when 6 July 2015 - 31 July 2015
duration 4 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 2120

More and more, companies are looking for people who not only understand their own academic discipline but also have a basic understanding of business and entrepreneurship. Strange? Not at all! All sorts of business start with an idea, be it in arts, communication, design, food, gaming, health care, life science, mobility... But in order to be viable some basic elements must be in place like (product) development, communication, management, persuasion, financing and also selling.

This track comprises of four courses in which students learn about different aspects of business and entrepreneurship. This special track consists of:

1. Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice
2. Entrepreneurial Marketing
3. Social Entrepreneurship
4. Strategic Entrepreneurship

This four week track will get you up to date with some of the essentials. For more information on the separate courses please take a look at their respective course descriptions.

Course leader

Peter O. van der Meer

Target group

1. All students interested in business and entrepreneurship without a formal business degree or those wanting to find out more about it.
2. Also students who have learned about business but would like to broaden their horizon and see what role entrepreneurship plays in business.

The course is in English and interactive by nature. Therefore students are expected to have a good proficiency in oral and written communication.

Course aim

Next to the individual course aims, the full track offers students an insight in the developing fields of business and entrepreneurship.

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 2120: Course + course materials + housing

a. Students who choose to do this "The Entrepreneurial Side of Business" track pay € 1,500 for all four courses. This is a discount of € 400.
b. Early bird fee: students who pay before April 1st get a additional 10% discount on the course fees.
EUR 1500: Course + course materials


Utrecht Summer School does not offer scholarships for this course.

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