One of the main goals of the IESE students clubs is to give to the students the tools to develop their career in the directions they’re looking into. For this reason the workshop series are is a program of main skills that an entrepreneur will be confronted with during his career. Those very practical and hands-on tools are not in competition with MBA classes, but concrete learning that participants can apply directly for their ideas.
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The hardest part of starting up is starting out!
In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real company, participants will meet the very best mentors, investors, cofounders, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started.
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Breakfast with entrepreneurs
Part of the learning to become a good entrepreneur is also meeting with other entrepreneurs. Sharing with them your idea, speaking about industries you don’t know, successes and failures is part of the process. Make use of this time to ask questions you never dared to ask before.
Entrepreneurs speed dating
Young startups with technical profiles are often looking for business profiles to help them. This can be either for an internship or for a full-time position. With the IESE Entrepreneurs we try to match the needs of both parties by organizing, in collaboration with Barcelona Activa, a speed-dating event in the spring.
Barcelona Tech Transfer Group
The Barcelona Tech Transfer Group (BTTG) is an initiative launched by IESE MBA Students in order to create a platform bridging individuals from research & development labs, companies and educational institutions in Barcelona with the ultimate goal to generate cross-functional, fruitful and lasting interactions among them in an attempt to identify the process and mix of skillsets required to more successfully prototype and commercialize products of high value to society.
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Summer Entrepreneurship Experience
Every year, IESE Business School proposes to the students interested in entrepreneurship and having a compelling idea to spend the summer with a team of peers to actually launch their idea. During 10 weeks, the young entrepreneurs get personalized mentoring and learn the approach of launching a proper venture.