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.

2024S, 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 the effort necessary for this course certainly meets the awarded 5 ECTS!

The description of this course has been updated on: 08.02.2024

Please check the new information!

Vortragende Personen


LVA Termine

Mi.09:00 - 17:0013.03.2024 WU Campus - D5.0.002 HörsaalE&I Garage - Kickoff Day 1
Do.11:30 - 17:3014.03.2024 WU Campus - D5.0.002 HörsaalE&I Garage - Kickoff Day 2
Fr.10:00 - 12:3022.03.2024 WU Campus - D5.0.002 HörsaalE&I Garage - Marketplace
Mi.16:00 - 18:0010.04.2024 OnlineE&I Garage - Coaching #1
Mi.16:00 - 18:0017.04.2024 WU Campus - D5.0.002 HörsaalE&I Garage - Prototyping Workshop
Mi.16:00 - 18:0024.04.2024 OnlineE&I Garage - Coaching #2
Do.16:00 - 19:0002.05.2024 BOKU Campus - ILWA SR 29/1E&I Garage - Midterm Pitch
Mi.16:00 - 19:0008.05.2024 WU Campus - D5.0.002 HörsaalE&I Garage - Finance Workshop
Mi.16:00 - 18:0015.05.2024 OnlineE&I Garage - Coaching #3
Mi.16:00 - 18:0022.05.2024 WU Campus - D5.0.002 HörsaalE&I Garage - Investment Workshop
Mi.16:00 - 18:0029.05.2024 WU Campus - D5.0.002 HörsaalE&I Garage - Pitching Workshop
Mi.16:00 - 20:0005.06.2024Theresianumgasse HS 1 - MWB E&I Garage - Dry Run Investor Pitch
Mi.14:30 - 18:0012.06.2024 WU Campus - D5.0.002 HörsaalE&I Garage - Investor Pitch
Fr.17:30 - 20:0021.06.2024 WKO Vienna, Julius-Raab-SaalE&I Garage - Touchdown (Optional)
LVA wird geblockt abgehalten


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


Von Bis Abmeldung bis
26.01.2024 09:00 06.03.2024 12:00 06.03.2024 12:00


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 March 5th, 2024 5pm CET (in a short and concise form, maximum 1 page) via email to office@vasilescu.pro

Late submissions are not accepted. The notifications for acceptance or rejection will be e-mailed to the same e-mail addresses on March 7th.

If accepted, the motivation letter counts as a part of the final grade for the class.


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Es wird kein Skriptum zur Lehrveranstaltung angeboten.



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