Excerpt from course description

Business Development I


This is a practical course where students are taught how to find business ideas, conduct feasibility studies, work on problem solving and idea development. By working in teams the students will by the end of the semester deliver a business plan for an idea of their own choosing and pitch the idea orally in front of an audience.

Attendance in lectures and work beyond classes is expected.

Course content

  1. Introduction 
  2. Business ideas and value proposition
  3. Resources
  4. Team and networking
  5. Business model
  6. Customers and segmentation
  7. Marketing and sales
  8. Key performance indicators
  9. Negotiations
  10. Financials
  11. The business plan
  12. Pitching


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