Business Concept 2021

USI Startup Centre

Start date: 5 October 2021 / 17:30

End date: 14 December 2021 / 21:30

Business Concept is a semester course proposed by Entrepreneurship Training consortium, commissioned by Innosuisse Swiss Innovation Agency, that provides the theoretical knowledge needed to set up a business, the basic notions for the preparation of a business plan specific for a start-up and all the information on the support offered in Ticino and Switzerland to the start-ups.

During the course, you will gain theoretical as well as practical competencies: the participants will be divided into groups to develop a small business plan for a business project proposed by a member of the group.


1 Bootcamp Tuesday, 05.10.2021, 5:30pm – 9:15pm

10 evening classes on Tuesday 5:30pm – 9:15pm from October 12 to December 14, 2021.


05.10.2021: Bootcamp
12.10.2021: Entrepreneurial Thinking
19.10.2021: Developing customer relationships
26.10.2021: Product development and Market performance
02.11.2021: Startup Eco-system
09.12.2021: Establishing and developing a team
16.11.2021: Financing
23.11.2021: Protecting your innovation
30.11.2021: Business and financial planning
07.12.2021: Idea pitching
14.12.2021: Projects presentations


Please submit your application online here.
The number of participants is limited. Candidates are advised to start the application process as early as possible to secure their place.

The course is entirely in English.

For further information please contact: 

Francesco Meli

[email protected]

+41 58 666 42 30