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.


373-0300-00 PInternational Study Trip & Venture Communication Skills
Date: 10-14 May 2021
Location: Boston, MA (USA)
40s hrsT. Brenner

Catalogue data

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.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersT. Brenner
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupCAS ETH Entrepreneurial Leadership Techn. Ventures (373000)

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CAS in Entrepreneurial Leadership in Technology VenturesSkills & Ecosystem ImmersionOInformation