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SME Challenge

Preparing entrepreneurs to develop and grow their businesses

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in Executive Education according to the Financial Times

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former participants

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for Learning Impact

On this highly immersive, hands-on, four-day bootcamp, you’ll learn to successfully develop and grow your business. You’ll meet fellow entrepreneurs, share the challenges you’re facing – and learn from experts, peer review and renowned Vlerick faculty. It’s an experience that will hone your business model, expand your network – and accelerate your business’s growth.

Detailed programme

The bootcamp is made up of three core components:

  • Practice-oriented sessions where you explore theories, models and tools in case studies and discussions
  • Experience sharing with fellow entrepreneurs from a variety of sectors
  • Growth plan coaching from experienced professionals

The Challenge Bootcamp is being developed right now. We’re benchmarking it internationally and hand-selecting experts to share their knowledge and experience. This is your opportunity to secure a place on this innovative workshop – or to register your interest.

Why this programme

  • Optimise your initial business idea
  • Evolve initial customer traction into repeatable sales
  • Grow your team
  • Find the right product-market fit
  • Expand locally
  • Develop your organisation while keeping the right focus
  • Benefit from an expert sounding board and critique

Who should attend

  • Start-up founders
  • Owners or managing partners of early-stage companies
  • Professionals who want to evaluate their business model and focus on growth