UUBC 2018

Analytically sharp?

From Utrecht?

Excellent student?

Have you got what it takes?

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Why apply?

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Learn about both entrepeneurship and consultancy.

Meet people in the business

Get in touch with large companies and startups.

Grow your network

Meet like-minded people and make friends for a lifetime.

Impact the Dutch business community

Directly apply what you've learned and help the community.

Programme overview

Timeline

The UUBC 12-week programme starts in February 2018 and lasts till May. Every week you attend a 1-2 hour workshop. In addition, you will need ±2-4 (or more) hours a week to work on the challenges with your team.

Content

The introduction weekend will kick off the UUBC. You learn to set your personal vision and by the end of the weekend you have formed a team with whom you will be working through the remainder of the course. ​Team​ ​building​ ​exercises​ and trainings on knowledge transfer as well as business skills will get your team up to speed for​ ​the​ ​challenges​ ​you​ ​will​ ​be​ ​facing.​

After the introduction weekend you will be set to tackle the first challenge: consult our client company. As you take on the role of a consultant, you will help problems that the company is currently facing. Through workshops given by consultants from top firms, you will get in touch with these companies. This will be a great opportunity to network and to get to know the different consultancy directions. Step-by-step, you will solve the case and present it to our client. Of course the best solution will be awarded.

To continue in this competitive spirit, your team will develop your own start-up idea. Your team will get the freedom to work on an entrepreneurial idea and bring it to fruition. Guidance from experienced entrepreneurs and professionals will help you develop a feasible business plan. Supported by inspirational entrepreneurs and insightful talks you will experience the true entrepreneurial spirit. During these weeks you feel the freedom, pleasure and pressure of being an entrepreneur.

To top off, you will pitch your business plan at the legendary Utrecht University hall to a big audience, including professionals and investors. On top of that, the best business idea wins a ONE-MONTH spot at Utrechtinc. Within their ecosystem, knowledge and experience, they will help you accelerate YOUR startup.

Entrepreneurship 5

May 2 2018

Grand finale

May 9 2018
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What will you learn?

Consultancy

In the first part of the course, you will learn what it's like to work as a consultant. Each team will be assigned a problem to solve. The following weeks, you will attend workshops from real consultants, working at top firms. Practical analyses, techniques and effective communication skills are amongst others, secrets to becoming a savvy consultant. With guidance of these consultants you will learn to systematically tackle the case and present it in an effective manner.

Entrepeneurship

In the second part of the course, your group will develop a startup idea. You will learn how to validate your ideas and work your way to a feasible product. Learn about marketing, finance and all other business aspects. Get in touch with your future customers and start building something great. At the end of the course, you will pitch your ideas to an audience of investors and experts.

Teamwork

During the programme, you will work intensely in a team together with four other students with different backgrounds. As a team you will have to solve complex problems and generate your own ideas. Working this way provides a great opportunity to see different viewpoints and improve your teamwork skills.

Real experience

During the course, you will not just learn the theory. The programme is heavily focused on getting out there in the real world and gain valuable experience that is directly applicable. Taking initiative and working together is very important

Are you ready to take this opportunity?

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