Netherlands, Tilburg

Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship: Triple Business Models

when 2 July 2018 - 6 July 2018
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 500

Can entrepreneurs save the world? In this summer intensive you will discover hands-on how the entrepreneurial mindset - backed up by entrepreneurial knowledge and skills - can deliver novel and radical solutions to society’s biggest challenges.
Identify, design and launch your own social enterprise and at the end of this course you will be ready to pitch your social enterprise concept to a panel of experts and investors.

Course leader

Dr. James Small and Prof.dr. Erkko Autio

Target group

Third years Bachelor's students and students about to enter their Master's program. English proficiency (spoken and written) is required.

Course aim

This course gives you:
Knowledge and understanding of core theories, methods and techniques used in entrepreneurship;
Knowledge of how entrepreneurship can deliver novel solutions to complex problems arising from global sustainability issues.

You will develop the skills needed to:
Initiate, plan, conduct and complete a business projects in which your new knowledge of social entrepreneurship is applied;
Generate creative ideas and translate them into concrete plans for creating and running a business;
Experiment with new ideas, attitudes, and behaviours;
Present and pitch your business idea and analysis to a panel of professionals.

This summer school stimulates you to:
Be curious about all aspects of entrepreneurship, innovation and business and to really understand how they interact with society at large;
Develop an ‘opportunity’ orientation in which you view global problems as challenges with a variety of potential solutions;
Be open to learning and experimentation as key to your self-development and further education.

Fee info

EUR 500: Course fee: €500

10% early bird discount when registering before the 23rd of April*
10% discount for current Tilburg University students*
10% discount for students from partner universities*

*Combining discounts is not possible, discounts are not applicable for Language courses