About these courses

In the Era of Industry 4.0, further Disrupted by the Covid-10 pandemic, New Ventures and Enterprises in general need to rethink their business models and strategies. While there are many challenges and disruption in many areas, caused by technology, deglobalization, changing demographic and many more, adopting Creativity, innovation and Entrepreneurial mindset, companies can transform their business models and pivot to achieve success. This way new ventures can Transform their business Models and reshape their Strategies to identify opportunities in the New Normal that will soon emerge.

These courses enable students to reexplore the process that start-ups go through from the stage of identifying an idea and turning it into a business opportunity and then into a business plan before starting their venture. The course will also explore the ongoing challenges entrepreneurial ventures face, integrating the basic knowledge of strategic planning and how they can overcome the challenges. We will start by discussing what it takes to think like an entrepreneur. It is important for entrepreneurs to rediscover this aspect of going back to the basics of what is am entrepreneurial mindset. Students will also learn concepts of innovation and how to identify new opportunities before developing strategies. Students will also discover how to develops Survival Strategy to overcome disruption that they will face many times in their lives.

In addition to addressing needs of individual investors and entrepreneurs, the WBAF Business School is also expanding its ‘executive development’ programmes, with the express aim of increasing ‘corporate entrepreneurship’ at all levels, from early-stage entities to incumbent companies. Accordingly, ‘custom- tailored’ business transformation workshops and courses are offered, aiming to assist management teams in ‘development’ and ‘execution’ of the most appropriate business ‘transformation plans’ for their particular businesses.

Students will study entrepreneurship theoretical frameworks that help to conceptualize and develop new enterprise, supplemented by the practical application through active participation in a highly interactive class and group discussions, including class projects and case studies. The course through practical pedagogical approaches to teaching, seeks to encourage entrepreneurial thinking and the integration of course readings, real life cases/ examples and the collective experience of students.
We are confident that the WBAF Business School will help open doors for entrepreneurs and investors around the world, contributing to the development of their capabilities and skills, fostering the kind of creative thinking that enhances innovation and entrepreneurship, leading to eventual success, in the challenging times ahead.

Wishing you a great success!
WBAF Business School - World Business Angels Investment Forum
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The WBAF Business School provides a hybrid learning experience in a multilingual and multi-cultural environment offering (a) online education (b) support from an individualized strategic advisory board, (c) stock exchange meetups and inter-continental study trips, (d) support from a corporate governance and SME support center and (e) proficiency-based qualification and certification.


The programme concludes with a proficiency test and participants are awarded a professional certificate featuring your proficiency level. The WBAF Business School awards two kinds of certificates: (a) a professional certificate is issued for successful completion of a programme that concludes with a proficiency test, and (b) a certificate of completion is issued for a course without a proficiency test.

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