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Seminar: Business Growth (Rennes)

New challenges arise when your business is growing. Business growth and international growth require well thought-through strategies and operations. In this EIT Digital Doctoral school seminar, you will learn about the specific strategic and operational challenges in the business growth phase, how to analyse them and craft appropriate strategies to tackle them.

Date: 27-30 April

Location: This seminar will be given completely online, powered by the EIT Digital CLC location in Rennes. You will receive the link for attending the online seminar after completing the registration. 

Key learnings

The aim of this seminar is to acquire the analytical tools to tackle the key strategic challenges digital-native startups, scaleups and SMEs are facing, related to business and international growth. Mastering such tools is particularly important when it comes to valorising research results through exploratory innovation activities.

This seminar will introduce participants to business growth and international/global growth related strategic and management issues. After completing this seminar, the participant understands the business, management as well as financial issues of growing a business within companies and organizations of all sizes. Some specificities of scale-ups and large companies will also be covered.

Who can attend?

The Seminar will be of interest for researchers, engineers, entrepreneurs,  PhD students and professionals form R&D and Technology Transfer organisation. The five days training is mandatory for third or fourth year EIT Digital Doctoral School industrial doctorate students.


The seminar is part of the seminar cyclus of the EIT Digital industrial doctorate programme in where students work on an industry assignment under academic supervision of a university. In total there are five seminars. All seminars of the EIT digital Doctoral school, focus on enhancing innovation and entrepreneurial skills, leadership skills and digital transformation skills. In addition, seminar specific topics will be addressed.


The format of the seminar Business Modelling leans on a blended format. This means that prior to the five-day seminar on location, each participant is tasked to follow online modules. This is to ensure that all participants are on the same level to interact in class and are equally receptive to the learnings provided.  For the quality reason the amount of participant is also limited to a maximum of twenty learners.


In 2020, EIT Digital is giving away some seats for external participants of the seminars. There are limited seats available. Each participant will receive a EIT Digital Certificate.

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