Entrepreneurship Week 2020

Be a part of the largest nationwide campaign focused on entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial spirit: Entrepreneurship Week Germany and the international Global Entrepreneurship Week, which takes place in 170 countries and involves more than 10 million people from all over the world.

Students, alumni, university staff, and also citizens are warmly welcome! Register yourself for one or more events. Most of the events are in English language. - fully booked

Program Entrepreneurship Week at Rhine-Waal University

More about our 14 online events

  • 01 | Ideation Toolbox for your Start-up Business

    16.11.2020

    09:30 - 11:00

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    Thilo Schwedmann
    Start-up Scout StartGlocal Project
    Independent Art Director & Motion Designer, working for media groups such as RTL

    Discover several ideation techniques that can help you to create, develop and enhance your start-up idea.

  • 02 | Business Idea Pitch & Poster Session

    16.11.2020

    12:00 - 16:00

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    Andrea da Silva
    Scientific Assistant at Rhine-Waal University
    Business Psychology

    Pitch & poster presentations of students from the degree program International Business Administration, pitching their start-up ideas in front of an expert jury.

  • 03 | Social Ventures from around the World

    16.11.2020

    16:00 - 18:00

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    Prof. Dr. habil. Ute Merbecks
    Professor for Business Administration
    with focus on Finance

    Watch the pitch & poster presentations of international students from the degree program Sustainable Development Management, pitching their start-up ideas focused on social entrepreneurship.

  • 04 | Start-up Coaching

    17.11.2020

    09:00 - 11:00

    Online – Webex Meetings

    German, English

    Adriana Boldisova
    Project Coordinator StartGlocal Project

    Christina Martens
    Start-up Coach StartGlocal Project

    Holger Schnapka
    Chamber of Commerce

    Reserve a time slot for a one-to-one meeting with a business expert from the Startercenter NRW/Chamber of Commerce and get valuable advice/feedback on your start-up idea. We are going to assign you a 30 minute time-slot after your registration for the event.

  • 05 | Enspire yourself!

    17.11.2020

    12:00 - 13:30

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    Prof. Dr. William M Megill
    Professor for Bionics with focus on Sensor Technology and Robotics

    Get to know the Enspire program of the HSRW and learn about its different projects. Prof. Dr. William M Megill will introduce you to the various projects such as the electric car racing, the submarine team, the autonomous driving roboboat and much more!

  • 06 | Build your own Brand: Harnessing the Power of Social Media

    18.11.2020

    10:00 - 11:30

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    Beatrice Gutu and Eugeniu Gorceag
    Alumni of the Rhine-Waal University
    Instagram influencers with over 250.000 followers

    Get ideas and inspiration to boost your business idea and advance in your career. Learn, how to build a brand using social media.

  • 07 | UX Basics for your Start-up Company

    18.11.2020

    12:00 - 14:00

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    Urs Schary
    Lead Consultant
    CGI Deutschland B.V. & Co.KG

    Get to know your customers and improve their satisfaction. It’s not just about designing the user interface of your website, but rather about the additional value that you offer to your customer.

  • 08 | Customer is the King

    18.11.2020

    14:30 - 16:00

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    Dr. Claudio Abels
    Start-up Scout StartGlocal Project
    Start-up Founder

    Learn, how to define and analyse the target market for your start-up and how to segmentate your customers with the start-up founder and scout Claudio Abels.

  • 09 | Logo Design for your Start-up

    18.11.2020

    16:30 - 18:00

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    Thilo Schwedmann
    Start-up Scout StartGlocal Project
    Independent Art Director & Motion Designer, working for media groups such as RTL

    Learn, what aspects are important, when designing a logo for your start-up business. Get valuable insights into colour psychology, typography, shapes, margins and logo styles.

  • 10 | Protecting Start-up Ideas

    19.11.2020

    10:00 - 11:00

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    ProVendis GmbH
    One of the biggest European companies focused on Intellectual Property Management and Technology Transfer

    Learn, how to protect your business idea and what kind of patents/intellectual property rights exist.

  • 11 | Business Model Canvas Workshop

    19.11.2020

    12:00 - 13:00

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    Philip Weykamp
    Start-up Scout StartGlocal Project
    Start-up Founder

    Learn, how to develop the business model for your start-up with the popular Business Model Canvas tool. Master this very first essential step on your start-up journey.

  • 12 | Motion Picture Ads: Catchy Advertising for Your Start-up

    19.11.2020

    14:30 - 16:00

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    Thilo Schwedmann
    Start-up Scout StartGlocal Project
    Independent Art Director & Motion Designer, working for media groups such as RTL

    Learn, how to create advertising spots for social media and target your customers in a very special way. Start-up scout Thilo Schwedmann, who has designed several ads and TV formats for the TV channels such as VOX, RTL, ntv and NITRO, is going to lead you through the workshop.

  • 13 | Pressure Cooker Day

    20.11.2020

    09:00 - 14:00

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    Christina Martens
    Start-up Coach StartGlocal Project

    Join this interactive workshop, during which interdisciplinary student teams develop solutions for a challenge defined by a local company. A creativity coach and a mentor/CEO from the company will accompany the student groups throughout the day. The aim of the day will be to create the best solution for this particular company challenge. At the end, the solutions will be pitched in front of a jury and the team with the best idea will be awarded.

  • 14 | International Story Evening

    20.11.2020

    18:00 - 20:00

    Online – Webex Meetings

    English

    Philip Weykamp
    Start-up Scout StartGlocal Project
    Start-up Founder

    After the whole week of workshops, we all deserve a relaxing event full of chilling atmosphere. Make yourself a cup of tea or coffee and join us for our international story evening. Feel free to bring your personal story with you, e.g. about yourself, your country, favourite foods and dishes or maybe even about starting your own business. If you have some favourite specials from your country (e.g. food and drinks) you can also show them to us on the camera. Expand your contact networks and get know our amazing international student community.

Entrepreneurship Week 2020 - fully booked

Are you interested in start-ups and entrepreneurship? Do not hesitate and register yourself for one or more events for free!