Business Concept Training Autumn 2016, deadline July 15, 2016

Business Concept Training Autumn 2016

The University of Lausanne is pleased to inform you about the free and fast track federal entrepreneurship training  CTI Business Concept, held again in Lausanne in fall 2016. (CTI: Commission for Technology and Innovation)


A successful career requires not only academic knowledge and technical competence, but also strong business acumen and network.

 This 1 semester hands-on inter-university program, designed and taught by experienced entrepreneurs, has been highly appreciated by previous participants (see Testimonials below).

 There are many ways in which you will benefit from this program: 

·       Improve your business skills and to learn the essentials of creating and running a company

·       Acquire hands-on experience to validate your business model and to shape a venture idea into a viable business

·       Get introduced to the Swiss start-up support organizations and link up with entrepreneurs, business partners and investors

·       Mingle with talents from other universities/ institutes to compose a strong team with complementary skills

·       Broaden your career perspectives

Only a limited number of participants will be admitted to the program. The selection will be based on the motivation, experience and the personal profile of the applicant.


After the training of 3 months, the best project team from Lausanne will be awarded a discovery trip to London, together with the best Business Concepts of other cantons, to get first exposure to an international environment and to learn from other entrepreneurs.

APPLY NOW before the 15st of July 2016:


Period:               September to December 2016

Locations: Lausanne, Fribourg, Yverdon, Sierre

Program:  1 day boot camp + 13 evening sessions (Lausanne: Tuesday evenings)


Language:          English

Cost:          Free of charge


Phone:               021 353 80 32

Course video:

Inter-university Boot Camp Fall 2015 of all participants in Western Switzerland: 

Testimonials:     Participants of Business Concept 2015 in Lausanne, Geneva, Neuchâtel, Fribourg, Yverdon and Sierre: