Business and Hotel Management School - Luzern Switzerland

Höhere Fachschule
Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

This intensive 10-week program allows budding entrepreneurs to develop the knowledge and gain the tools to be able to innovate, test and justify new products and service ideas in an international context. Participants will investigate new
business opportunities presented by the digital economy and develop their own start-up concept from fledgling idea to full business plan. Market research, sales forecasts, budgeting, resourcing and financing options are all reviewed to provide
a solid business foundation to evaluate commercial viability. Participants will also explore the transition from a start-up to an established business model and growth strategies available to move the business forward.

Participant Profile

Entrepreneurs, team leaders or managers responsible for the performance of teams, task forces, or autonomous work groups.

Program Structure

Innovation in a Digital Era
In just a few years, companies like Facebook, Amazon, Uber have changed the face of the global economy. This module provides a knowledge toolkit for the ongoing digital revolution.

The Business/Social Entrepreneur in Action
Explore opportunities to create social change and familiarize with the process of establishing a venture to address a social or environment problem.

The Business Prototype & Plan
Familiarize with the benefits and the usage of prototypes in communicating your vision to stakeholders.

Entrepreneurial Growth & Management
This module focuses on managerial issues during different phases of the new venture’s expansion and transitions.

Case Studies & Company Visits
Case studies and company visits on business models, business plans, entrepreneurial finance, founder-succession and social entrepreneurship.