Entrepreneurship Tech

Winter School - Online/Hybrid
February 7 - February 18, 2022

The course will be held online but 3 participation options are available for certain individuals:

Option 1 - online.

Option 2 - hybrid. Russia resumed international air and railway service with the countries listed here.

Therefore, a hybrid format of the course is offered to students holding citizenship of the states mentioned in the list – you can join the online course for 270 euro (+4000 Rub for reg. fee) but come to St. Petersburg to take touristic advantages for the duration of the program and attend online classes at your dormitory/hostel.

If you choose Option 2, just apply for the online course here and inform us on your choice via email to get further instructions.

Option 3 – tailor-made. We may also arrange a tailor-made on-campus program for a group of minimum 10 students holding nationality of the countries Russia resumed international air and railway service with.

Would you like to learn more about entrepreneurship and techonology leadership? Then join this course!

Technology Entrepreneurship
Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Brief description

    Winter School on Technology Entrepreneurship will show participants the way how to commercialize their ideas by guiding them through the processes of ideation, investigating the market, raising finance and presenting their ideas. Participants go through the full cycle of state of the art innovation methods (co-creation, design thinking, business modelling) to develop their innovations and inspire their entrepreneurial mindset. The international group of participants provide an inspirational atmosphere. In this course, students will consider entrepreneurship as a process of recognizing opportunities and creating value in conditions of limited resources. Special attention will be paid to testing a product idea on consumers.

Online lectures will be delivered synchronized as live talk with professors and groupmates. Records of classes will be available on SPbPU platform for 1 month after the course end.
  • Skills and competence to be acquired by students
    • - Creative thinking;
    • - Idea generation and selection;
    • - Investigating the market;
    • - Business modelling skills for high tech projects;
    • - Project team work and cross-cultural communication;
    • - Presentation for venture investors skills;
    • - Marketing and business planning in Russia.

Duration: 2 weeks

ECTS credits: 4.0

Participation fee:

Online format: 270 Euro

Hybrid format: 270 Euro + 4000 Rub (non-refundable registration fee for the Letter of Invitation)

Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, field trips and cultural program.

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits (mailed by post in case of the online format of the Winter School).

  • Cultural program

    Online format:*

    • - Online Pub Quiz;
    • - Online Interactive Tour to the Graduate School of Technology and Entrepreneurship and Center for Technological National Initiative;
    • - Online broadcasting of excursion to the Hermitage museum;

    Cultural program in the Hybrid format is discussed with participants individually.

    *All of the listed above activities are planned to take place but in case any of those will have to be cancelled, an alternative event will be offered to participants.

Accommodation

Provided only for the Hybrid or the Tailor-made formats:

  • on campus at the university dormitory
  • off-campus at partner hostels in the city center

Details of the options and booking procedures will be discussed with each applicant individually.

Tech_Entrep
Tech_Entrep

Deadline for registration

Online format: January 24, 2022

Hybrid format:

- for EU- or visa-free countries nationals: December 20, 2021

- for non-EU nationals: November 08, 2021

  • Entrance requirements
    • Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are conducted in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required.
  • Course description
    • - Technology entrepreneurship (Oksana Evseeva, Associate Professor, PhD);
    • - Aspects of business planning and marketing in Russia (Alexei Trykov, Assistant Professor, PhD);
    • - Opportunities recognition (Vladimir Shchegolev, Associate Professor, Director of the Graduate School of Technology Entrepreneurship IAMT):
    • In this course, students will consider entrepreneurship as a process of recognizing opportunities and creating value in conditions of limited resources. Special attention will be paid to testing a product idea on consumers.
Program partners:
  • Polytech Strascheg,
  • SCE, Munich,
  • BIOCAD.
Professors and lecturers:
  • Vladimir Shchegolev, Associate Professor, Director of the Graduate School of Technology Entrepreneurship IAMT;
  • Oksana Evseeva, Associate Professor, PhD;
  • Alexei Trykov, Assistant Professor.
 

Contacts:

Department of International Educational Programs