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SUMMER ACADEMY – ESTONIA

Creativity and ICT for new entrepreneurship

Tallinn
Business Incubator

Tallinn Estonia

Working Language
English

PROFILE

Are you interested in combining technology with design disciplines, perhaps to address social needs or to overcome challenges in either the traditional or creative sectors? Do you have ideas for new or improved products and services? Or inventive solutions on how these can be –better- designed? At the
Summer Academy in Tallinn you will work on your idea in a very hands-on way, using a goal driven practical approach based on the Lean Startup Methodology. You will build-as-you go, learn how to validate the customer problem and study topics such as business modeling, pitching and strategic
thinking about the value of your idea.

Expertise

Goal driven business development for technological and creative ventures.

Innovation themes

Social innovation
Service innovation
Technology and meaning driven innovation

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Subjects

CREATIVITY

Pitching

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Business Modeling
Finance
Marketing and Communication

Learning outcomes

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

knowledge of entrepreneurial, marketing and financial strategies necessary to start a company.
knowledge of creative and innovation processes.
basic understanding of technology trends in various contexts.
Ability to communicate, negotiate and lead.
Ability to validate the assumptions in the customer problem and the solution offered.

COGNITIVE SKILLS

Ability to apply entrepreneurial and design thinking in innovation and business development processes.
Ability to connect the use of ICT and creativity in the solving of (societal) problems.
Ability to communicate, negotiate and lead.

PRACTICAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Ability to perform on a professional level within an interdisciplinary team.
Capability to identify and evaluate opportunities and risks and adapt to occurring needs and challenges.
Ability to evaluate the actors in early-stage business community.

KEY- AND TRANSFERABLE SKILLS

problem-solving skills and capability to turn ideas into action.
capability to convincingly communicate concepts in a verbal and visual way to different audiences.

Candidates Curriculum

REQUIREMENTS

Practice-based approach
Two-weeks course
60 hrs in total
‘Build-as-you-go’
‘Build fast, fail fast’

USED DIDACTIC TOOLS

NR. OF HRS

Lectures 2
Keynotes 2
Workshops 4,5
Team working sessions 40
Mentoring / Coaching 6
Pitch and presentations 4
Networking 3
Independent homework

ROLES OF STAFF

Experts / Professionals from the field
Mentors / Coaches
Representative Incubators
Pitch Jury

Location

Veerenni 24, Tallinn
Estonia

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