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Pursuing entrepreneurship

'Pursuing entrepreneurship' encourages you to explore the entrepreneurial process and invites you to act entrepreneurial. Throughout the course, you will be encouraged to take initial action such as creating a pitch and investigating an idea’s potential within a supportive and safe setting.

At the end the course you have:

1)      Knowledge about entrepreneurial methods and mindset
2)      Hands-on experience in developing ideas
3)      Perspectives on how entrepreneurship can shape your future career

Pursuing entrepreneurship will take place in the Spring of 2019. 
The speakers attending pursuing entrepreneurship 2018 was: 

During 'Pursuing entrepreneurship' you will be inspired by the successful entreprenuers Kristian Lyhny, Co-Founder, Emplate and Albert Kirk Iversen, CEO & Co-founder, RaskRask. Also meet Kim Svendsen, Manager at Stibo Accelerator and Franziska Günzel-Jensen, Associate Professor at Aarhus BSS. You will also learn much more about entrepreneurial tools.



What is it about?

You will work with an idea that you either bring to the course, or generate in the beginning of the course. The perceived quality of the idea is not important.

The course applies both offline and online learning. You will receive text messages with a videolink. The videos provide inspiration, tools and calls to action. This flexible setup allows you to reflect and act at your own pace.

Programme

The programme for pursuing entrepreneurship 2019 will soon be updated. 

Last years speakers: 

  • Franziska Günzel-Jensen, Associate professor, Aarhus BSS
  • "Beers, five friends and 100 ideas" with Kristian Lyhne, Co-Founder, Emplate - Kristian and four of his study buddies decided to come up with 100 ideas. This meant the beginning of Emplate that develops apps for city malls.
  • "My pain became my gain" with Albert Kirk IversenCEO & Co-founder, RaskRask - for 10 years Albert was a professional poker player before he decided to become an entrepreneur. Today he has the company RaskRask.dk that offers massage.
  • "Entrepreneurs - large corporations need you" with Kim SvendsenManager at Stibo Accelerator - at Stibo Accelerator they invite students to write their thesis in their company. This has resulted in different innovation projects, new start ups and new jobs.

Your outcome

By participating in 'Pursuing entrepreneurship you will get knowledge of how to do things differently - either in relation to starting you own company or developing new ideas in the company that you will be working for in the future.

During the course, you will meet inspiring speakers and strengthen and test your own skills. Your takeaways will be:

1)      Knowledge about entrepreneurial methods and mindset
2)      Hands-on experience in developing ideas
3)      Perspectives on how entrepreneurship can shape your future career

How to join

You can participate if you are a student at Aarhus University. You do not need to have any previous experience with entreprenuership.

Participation is free of charge but registration is needed.

The course will be held in English.

Registration deadline: will be updated. 

Contact Kirsten Nielsen kirsten@au.dk from Aarhus BSS Career & Alumni if you have any questions.

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Pursuing entrepreneurship will take place in the Spring of 2019. 

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