Oct. 25 NIKOS 15YRS! Cancelled MasterClass How and Why Social Movement Entrepeneurs Use Social Media to Pursue Institutional Change The masterclass by prof. Charlene Zietsma unfortunately had to be cancelled.
Oct. 27 NIKOS 15YRS! VentureClass How Serial Innovators create successful breakthrough Innovations In this VentureClass the focus is on Serial Innovators. The individuals who have conceived ideas that solve important problems for people and organizations, have developed those ideas into breakthrough new products and services, inventing new technologies
Nov. 17 NIKOS 15YRS! GEW VentureClass Social Entrepreneurship via Product Co Creation Nov. 17 Christof and Juan will discuss the role of business incubation processes for supporting people living in deprived conditions. While Christof will focus on his experience working with refugees in the Netherlands through
Nov. 21 NIKOS 15YRS! MasterClass (fs)QCA as a research method in social sciences In this masterclass, prof. Benoît Rihoux will discuss fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis (fs/QCA) as a research method for social and management sciences. Fs/QCA is a fairly new research method in business management and it is gaining popularity.
Dec. 1 NIKOS 15YRS! VentureClass Grounded Strategy for a VUCA World Dec. 1 Hearsay, gurus, and the popular business press tell us that the world is now more VUCA then ever – volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous – and that strategy and business need to be more agile then ever in response. But is this so?
Oct. 13 CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF NIKOS - Crossing Borders; Exploring the Frontiers of International Management for knowledge intensive entrepreneurship and innovation Oct. 13 - In this MasterClass, professor Carla Millar will take you on a journey through aspects of international management, with links to successful knowledge intensive entrepreneurship and innovation
Oct. 13 CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF NIKOS - Internationalizing Worldclass Early Stage Funding Oct. 13 This VentureClass opens with a pitching session by DELITELABS teams. DELITELABS aims to foster entrepreneurship in regions with high youth unemployment, and for deprived youngsters, such as refugees. Currently, a group of 18 refugees in the Netherlands is participating in this program. The UT will bring the current participants to the DesignLab
Oct. 14 CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF NIKOS - Seminar on Management of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Networked Business 14 Oct. The seminar begins with a walk-in-breakfast and continues with a series of brief keynotes on different aspects of Entrepreneurship in practice and science. Registration for this event is mandatory. It is free & breakfast is included. Save the date, October 14, and register now
Oct. 12 CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF NIKOS - Boosting Academic Entrepreneurship through Reframing Social Issues: Dream to Design Oct. 12 Every organization (including business schools) follows a unique path of growth and development influenced by the challenges posed by both its internal and external environments. In this class I describe the journey LM Thapar School of Management is taking
Sept. 22 CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF NIKOS - Entrepreneurial Happiness It is our great pleasure to invite you to our “sneak preview” VentureClass "Entrepreneurial Happiness". Joost Brinkman organized and hosts this VentureClass. It is the first in the series of 15 events to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of NIKOS.
Startify: Summer school August 2016 From August 15th till the 26th of 2016, the University of Twente offers a Startify7 summer academy on “IT-driven social Entrepreneurship” on its campus. Startify7 is a series of 7 themed summer academies to support young (18-25) people across Europe interested in digital startups.
EntrepreneurialU: Summer school August 2016 After the success of last year’s edition of EntrepreneurialU, this year NIKOS will be offering another edition. The track EntrepreneurialU is attractive for aspiring entrepreneurs already having a business idea or those willing to develop their entrepreneurial skills.
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