Speed Master Executive Course

Enrolment for the fourth edition is NOW OPEN!
Sign up to be considered for the next cohort starting the 10th of September 2024.
Weekly commitment: 2 hour lesson every Tuesday!

Welcome to the Speed Master Executive Course!

A 3-month online programme for entrepreneurs who want to level up their startup. Developed and delivered by EIT Digital’s expert team of business advisors, with the contribution of external executive speakers and industry leaders.

Join other executives during each interactive session and learn from the best.

Individual Pass

Start-up Pass

  • 3 months of training
  • 12 weekly sessions
  • Individual: €490
  • Start-up Pass: €1190
    (3 team members / only 5 passes available)
  • Management
  • Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Access to Finance


Building and scaling a tech startup is a big undertaking, one that the recent global financial and social crises are testing on a whole new level. The need for resilience, adaptability and financial solidity has never been so strong. This course has been created in response to that need by EIT Digital experts - who have supported over 500 European tech startups - for startup executives and founders. EIT Digital’s Speed Master gives tech startup founders the skills and insights they need to navigate and thrive through the startup growth journey. Modules covering operations management, growth strategy, business development, and raising capital are delivered with startups’ requirements specifically in mind.

Founders are busy. Their time is precious. Speed Master is designed to fit around busy schedules. Delivered through interactive, online lectures and case analyses, the lively weekly online sessions focus on helping founders quickly gain the knowledge and skills to handle the tough challenges they’ll encounter as they build and grow their tech businesses.

Learn from EIT Digital experts and international guest speakers how to identify the paths your startup should and should not take and join a community of like-minded executives and entrepreneurs.

Diva Tommei As Chief Innovation, Education and Marketing Officer Diva Tommei notes, "Professionals love learning from other professionals. This one-of-a-kind course brings together groups of outstanding tech startups. Not only do they learn from instructors with tons of real-world business experience, but also from each other as well."

Who Should Attend

This course is particularly suitable for:

  • Teams running a growth-oriented startup.
  • Executives looking to kick-off new entrepreneurial projects.

By participating in the Speed Master Executive Course, you will:

  • Gain insights from top executives and industry experts.
  • Enhance your decision-making abilities.
  • Understand how to adapt your strategies in a fast-paced, uncertain environment.
  • Develop a network of ambitious entrepreneurs and executive leaders.

Startups We're Training

Course Duration & Commitment

The course requires a commitment of two hours per week for 12 weeks, totaling 30 hours of immersive learning.

Regular attendance is crucial to maximize the benefit of Speed Master participation. As such, certificates of completion will only be granted to those who attend a minimum of 10 sessions.

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