European Panther Program

About the program

 

Within this program, participants develop their business idea into a fundable and sustainable business plan. We offer an intensive training and coaching trajectory consisting of 5 sessions which combine lectures, development and pitching activities.  Each session (from Wednesday till Friday) is organized on a different location (Antwerp/Leuven, Eindhoven, Pisa, Enschede, Berlin)  and hosted by organizations that excel in knowledge intensive entrepreneurship. This set-up offers an unique opportunity to learn from and become inspired by different local entrepreneurial eco-systems across Europe and to engrain this knowledge in the development trajectory of the venture.

Inspired by the TI:GER program developed at the Scheller School (Georgia Tech & Emory, Atlanta), we decided to call our program  PANTHER: Propagating  Action & Networks Towards (Higher) Entrepreneurial Results.

Structure of the program
Who Should Attend

If you are working on an exciting (technological) opportunity with European (or even global) potential and currently developing your idea into a sustainable value proposition (with a corresponding business plan), this boot camp is for you.

Over a period of 7 months we guide and coach you and your entrepreneurial team (we encourage participants to join with a team of 2/3) through the process of articulating and refining your vision, and translating it into a unique resource configuration and business model that can become sustainable and scalable.

Both entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs are encouraged to apply and will be equally considered for joining this program.

Core Faculty & Coaches

prof. Bart Van Looy & Kris Vander Velpen (Flanders Business School)

prof. Petra C. de Weerd-Nederhof, Marc Sandelowsky & dr. Raymond Loohuis (University of Twente)

prof. Andrea Piccaluga, Alberto Di Minin & Monia Gentile (Institute of Management, Sant'Anna)

prof. Jan Kratzer (TU Berlin)

dr. Yvonne Kirkels (Fontys University of Applied Science)

Planning & Budget

Session 1: Defining the Scope of your Opportunity (14/03 - 16/03)

Session 2: Designing your Opportunity (25/04 - 27/04)

Session 3: Me, Myself and my Venture (20/06 - 22/06)

Session 4: Delivering the Promise (19/09 - 21/09)

Session 5: Designing (and Scaling) a Sustainable Resource Configuration (17/10 - 19/10)

 

Budget

  • 6.750 Euro per team of 2 participants
  • 7.500 per team of 3 participants 

Budget covers all lectures, workshops and coaching sessions as well as catering during these activities (Not included: Travel & Accomodation)

Practical information, registration and organization

 

Charlotte Woensdregt, Flanders Business School

charlotte.woensdregt@flandersbusinessschool.be