CEU iLab’s highly interactive Bootcamp helps you develop entrepreneurial skills and set up a robust business development process. You will analyze and discuss real-life business situations with world-class faculty and startups in iLab’s incubation program.
The Bootcamp will be held in person in Budapest, Hungary.
The Bootcamp will give you a thorough understanding of the business development process. The course format uses experiential learning tools, discussions, situation games, case studies, interview sessions as well as presentations.
Throughout the course you will participate in a team assignment where you can put everything you learn into practice. At the end of the two weeks you will pitch for a professional jury.
You will be guided through the business development process by world-class faculty and mentors. Meeting and interviewing guest entrepreneurs and iLab startup teams will give you an opportunity to analyze and assess real business cases.
All participants are offered individual (or group) consultation opportunity to discuss their individual business ideas or current business development issues/problems.
Successful graduates of the Bootcamp will become CEU iLab alumni and will qualify to apply to CEU iLab incubation.
"Participating in CEU iLab’s Global Startup Bootcamp gave me a model on how to make my company sustainable and profitable."
CEO, Founder of Kider App
CEU iLab Bootcamp’s educational content is based on the following 5 pillars:
Develop an attitude, mindset, and skills that are essential for starting a new venture. Learn from expert entrepreneurs and the lessons they’ve picked up through years of building ventures. Acquire the principles and logic of effectuation.
Learn how to write a powerful business plan, and how to use it for successful external communication, especially with potential investors. How can we harvest the highest value resulted by business development? Exit options and value maximization.
A good venture idea may determine a startup’s future. We discuss how entrepreneurs can approach idea generation professionally, how to generate innovative ideas and how to select the most promising ones. Practical examples are used to illustrate the methodology.
It is crucial for a startup with limited resources to have carefully defined targets who would be really devoted to your business. Also, your marketing plan should be a solid support to your strategy and need to be translated to tangible deliverables and clear communication messages.
The finance module aims to help entrepreneurs raise their awareness of finance and to use financial information to develop business plans, improve operational and strategic decisions and assess their startup’s on-going performance.