https://youtu.be/pnBzVfUcP0M; Lecture 1. Entrepreneurial Society; 1:05:54; Much new business activity comes from young and often fast-growing companies. Therefore, for many students, a future working environment is often in these kinds of dynamic young firms. Of course, there is a substantial increase in the number of companies started by students worldwide. So, there are many reasons to take a closer look at the drivers of the entrepreneurial society. In this lecture, we will look at the revolution in the global economy that an increasing proportion of economic development comes from young high-growth companies that are creating an entrepreneurial society around the world.
https://youtu.be/nXpTQauoLXE; Lecture 2. Entrepreneurial Mindset; 1:05:30; Young businesses need a good foundation, and that is a good business model. With the revolution of the entrepreneurial society, a considerable amount of knowledge has been created in business models, and this lecture will provide an insight into what we know. Also, it is, of course, the case that many of the existing companies, as well as large ones, have to keep up with the pace of digitisation and changing organisational forms. This means that the importance of transforming business models is an area for young companies and is increasingly vital for transforming large companies' processes.
https://youtu.be/eklXRyvXtZA; Lecture 3. Entrepreneurial Finance; 1:17:12; One of the most important questions aspiring entrepreneurs have when they consider starting a business is how to raise finance. This lecture deals with a range of strategies and also links financing and business operations. Attention is also paid to attracting investors and selling shares to venture capital funds.
https://youtu.be/nT_YlLh6Ak0; Lecture 4. Digital Entrepreneurship; 1:15:11; Digitisation is everywhere, from the mobile phone to the conferences on Zoom. But also, more profoundly through technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain. This digital revolution and the opportunities it offers are major drivers of entrepreneurship and higher productivity. Yet, there are also many challenges, such as the ethical use of information technology and cybersecurity. And, of course, there are numerous political challenges in competition, such as keeping monopoly positions of the new giants of technology limited.
https://youtu.be/qKAGukCj8L0; Lecture 5. Entrepreneurial Ecosystems; 1:06:09; Entrepreneurs are ambitious, but they cannot do it without help from their environment. That is why entrepreneurs must know more about where they can find service in their surroundings and have a systematic approach. Local governments and also universities need to create an excellent entrepreneurial climate. This lecture provides a practical insight into how these parties can contribute to strengthening entrepreneurship in their region.
https://youtu.be/juAIcBNTpoY; Lecture 6. Scaling Up; 1:07:04; Much attention is paid to business start-ups, but the growth of successful young businesses is at least as important. It is often these scale-ups that create jobs and high productivity. This lecture will discuss the challenges of growth and how young and small enterprises become big tigers.
https://youtu.be/Yje4aPIPxYQ; Lecture 7. Business Models for the Circular Economy; 1:05:02; Sustainability is one of the most important challenges for the coming years. However, sustainability also creates many opportunities for new business models. In addition, sustainable solutions and processes are becoming increasingly essential to meet the requirements of legislators and the wishes of customers who place great importance on sustainable production. This lecture will explore the relationship of business models for creating a healthy business and how these business models can contribute to a better world.
https://youtu.be/lyc006ueGBk; Lecture 8. Social Entrepreneurship; 1:20:08; Not all businesses have the generation of profit as their primary goal. For many entrepreneurs, contributing to social challenges is of equal and often greater importance. This is certainly true for entrepreneurs who contribute at the intersection of public and private services. Although many of the tools and methods of entrepreneurship are also suitable for analysing a societal contribution, this lecture will delve deeper into social entrepreneurship's specific challenges.
https://youtu.be/A2oQIqUa3FE; Lecture 9. Entrepreneurship and Development; 1:11:47; Although large-scale industrialisation has received much attention in the past, entrepreneurship and industrialisation have recently received much attention in the context of economic development. This lecture draws lessons that are particularly relevant for policymakers involved in economic development in emerging markets and developing countries. Besides the specific context of entrepreneurship in these countries, much attention is also paid to institutional aspects that can promote entrepreneurship.
https://youtu.be/1Un0tAMACFU; Lecture 10. Economics and Resilience; 1:20:04; Now that there may be an end to the tunnel regarding the current pandemic, recovery will require a lot of entrepreneurship. But the current crisis has also made it clear that we are facing a fundamentally different world in which aspects such as sustainability, digitalisation and a different kind of globalisation will become important themes. This final session will look ahead to what role entrepreneurship will play in these important social trends.