330.255 E&I Garage - Business Model Development
Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist in allen zugeordneten Curricula Teil der STEOP.
Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist in mindestens einem zugeordneten Curriculum Teil der STEOP.

2023S, VU, 3.0h, 5.0EC, wird geblockt abgehalten


  • Semesterwochenstunden: 3.0
  • ECTS: 5.0
  • Typ: VU Vorlesung mit Übung
  • Format der Abhaltung: Präsenz


Nach positiver Absolvierung der Lehrveranstaltung sind Studierende in der Lage...

  • Identify market potential
  • select business ideas that solve a customer need
  • develop a business plan based on a business idea
  • perform validation studies to test hypotheses
  • work on prototyping and developing a minimum viable product
  • pitch their ideas to investors

Inhalt der Lehrveranstaltung

In this highly interactive course students learn what it takes to start a successful business in a "real life" scenario.

After completing the course, students will know how to:

from a content perspective:

  •  ..search, recognize & assess business opportunities
  •  ..enrich business ideas by applying appropriate tools & techniques
  •  ..discover customers & their needs
  •  ..evaluate the ecosystem around business ideas
  •  ..create profitable & sustainable business models
  •  ..apply creativity techniques in an appropriate way
  •  ..deal with high-tech

from a project management perspective:

  • ..structure a fuzzy project & to tackle uncertainty
  • ..break down complex tasks into manageable modules
  • ..deal with several stakeholders at once
  • ..manage different ways to target & to arrive at a decision
  • ..nail down the relevant project outcomes in a business proposal

 from a team management perspective:

  • ..learn how to effectively handle interdisciplinarity
  • ..work in teams efficiently by incorporating the strenghts of each team member into the process
  • ..cope with different work styles, opinions & perspectives

from a communication perspective:

  •  ..engage in vivid discussions & interactive group sessions
  •  ..present project outcomes in different environments & for different target groups (e.g. expert jury, team members, etc.)


  • Kick-off lectures
  • Workshops on various topics: finance, pitching, investing, prototyping
  • Pitching and feedback
  • Development of a written business plan
  • Coaching sessions



Weitere Informationen

Note that this is effort necessary for this course certainly meets the awarded 5 ECTS. 

wednesday afternoon planned, dates and rooms will be announced at semester beginning

Vortragende Personen


LVA Termine

09:00 - 17:0009.03.2023 - 10.03.2023 WUE&I Garage - kick off
Mi.16:00 - 18:0015.03.2023 - 28.06.2023 WUE&I Garage
E&I Garage - Business Model Development - Einzeltermine
Do.09.03.202309:00 - 17:00 WUE&I Garage - kick off
Fr.10.03.202309:00 - 17:00 WUE&I Garage - kick off
Mi.15.03.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.22.03.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.29.03.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.19.04.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.26.04.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.03.05.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.10.05.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.17.05.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.24.05.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.31.05.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.07.06.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.14.06.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.21.06.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
Mi.28.06.202316:00 - 18:00 WUE&I Garage
LVA wird geblockt abgehalten


  • Motivation letter
  • In-class attendance
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Pitches and presentations


Von Bis Abmeldung bis
31.01.2023 09:00 24.02.2023 17:00 24.03.2023 17:00


In order to be admitted in this course, you need to (1) register in TISS and (2) send a motivation letter in which you state: 

  • what is your reason for wanting to take the course

  • what prior knowledge you have about business development models, idea generation techniques and other relevant knowledge (please include if you have done workshops, summer schools or similar on the subject)

  • what prior practical experience you have had in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation (please list if you were a founder/co-founder of  other companies or you have worked in the start-up scene)

Please send your motivation letter by February 25h, 2022 5pm CET (in a short and concise form, maximum 1 page) via email to michael.filzmoser@tuwien.ac.at. Late submissions are not possible. The notifications for acceptance or rejection will be e-mailed to the same e-mail addresses until February 28th.

The motivation letter counts as a part of the final grade for the class.

Attention covid19: As this is an interuniversity course with WU Wien and BOKU, 2G-rule (vaccinated, recovered) applies (mandatory at WU Wien) for meetings at the WU Wien.


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