France, Paris

Objective Business Creation

when 27 June 2016 - 8 July 2016
language French
duration 2 weeks
credits 7 ECTS
fee EUR 2370

HEC Paris Summer School: Objective Business Creation
An increasing number of young graduates consider the possibility of starting up an enterprise. The entrepreneurial mindset can be linked to family background and personal culture, but it is especially inseparable from the desire to innovate.

Therefore, entrepreneurs must:

Have good command of multiple management skills, including marketing, strategy, human resources and finance.
Must incorporate the best practices offered by experienced entrepreneurs.

This intensive program is designed for young entrepreneurs who have a specific project in mind, as well as for participants attracted by the entrepreneurial adventure, without specific project yet.

The teaching methods of HEC Paris allows participants to:

Make key decisions on future activities.
Evaluate the strengths of individual projects.
Effectively identify and negotiate critical steps.

By exchanging ideas on case studies, sharing experiences, team work sessions and high level courses, participants will develop a better understanding of;
The essential conditions required for launching a new enterprise
The key factors in entrepreneurial spirit

This summer program provides practical concepts and essential tools for the starting-up: digital innovation, the latest technology, service, etc.

Course leader

Etienne Krieger, Directeur Académique, professeur affilié, Département Entrepreneuriat et Innovation, HEC Paris
Frédéric Iselin, Directeur Académique, professeur affilié, Département Entrepreneuriat et Innovation, HEC Paris

Target group

University students and recent graduates

Course aim

After completing the program, participants will be able to:

understand how to study an innovative market
master all the key success factors (KSF) in entrepreneurship, with emphasis on the founding team: how to handle different media profiles, interests and implications
identify and obtain support for the project through networking
calculate your financial needs and find financing: equity, debt, grants ...
identify and seize the best opportunities to raise funds; anticipate and implement exit strategies
convince partners (especially investors) in minutes or seconds
design and build a convincing business plan
acquire key knowledge on digital entrepreneurship
understand entrepreneurial issues related to sustainable development
maintain a spirit of enterprise and avoid the fear of failure; move forward with confidence and success.

Fee info

EUR 2370: Deadline 30th April. Includes;
full tuition
on-campus accommodation
student card
weekend bus transportation during the program from campus to downtown Paris.
EUR 4380: Price for 2 courses

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