Business Concept 2018

Research and Transfer Service

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Università della Svizzera italiana, Via Buffi 13, 6900 Lugano, Red building, Room A11

Business Concept is a semester course that provides the theoretical knowledge needed to set up a business, the basic notions for the preparation of a business plan specific for a start-up and all the information on the support offered in Ticino and Switzerland to the start-ups.

During the course, you will gain theoretical as well as practical competencies: the participants will be divided into groups to develop a small business plan for a business project proposed by a member of the group.


10 evening classes on Tuesday 5:30pm – 9:15pm from October 2 to December 4, 2018.


02.10.2018: Entrepreneurial Thinking
09.10.2018: Establishing and developing a team
16.10.2018: Startup Eco-system
23.10.2018: Developing customer relationships
30.10.2018: Product development and Market performance
06.11.2018: Financing
13.11.2018: Business and financial planning
20.11.2018: Protecting your innovation
27.11.2018: Idea pitching
04.12.2018: Projects presentations


Please submit your application online here.
The number of participants is limited. Candidates are advised to start the application process as early as possible to secure their place.

The course is entirely in English.


For further information please contact Ms. Dafne Pedrazzoli.