373-0300-00L  International Study Trip & Venture Communication Skills

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersT. Brenner
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for CAS in Entrepreneurial Leadership in Technology Ventures.

AbstractThe study trip exposes the participants to another vibrant global start-up ecosystem with immersion into a local community of high-growth founders and ecosystem actors. They will network with peer start-ups, pitch to local investors, engage with industry partners, and talk to potential customers. In addition, participants will strengthen their pitching & communication skills through workshops.
ObjectiveThis module enables particpants:
- To get inspired and appreciate a different entrepreneurial ecosystem with different values and aspirations compared to the home ecosystem
- To challenge and revise their strategic goals through interaction with parties from diverse experience backgrounds and with different communication styles
- To make important business connections and explore partnerning options in a different geographic setting
- Practice and polish effective pitching (i.e. convincing) toward different new venture constituents, e.g., investor, customers, partners and employees.