Workshops

Roundtables

Every year a series of 4 one-day workshops is organized. Each session focuses on one specific topic. The emphasis during these sessions is on providing practically relevant knowledge and tools for scale-up entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs discuss in group and learn from and with each other together with a topical expert.

Below some examples of topics discussed during the sessions:

    • HR and remuneration
    • Financing
    • Sales
    • Strategy 
    • Internationalization
    • Negotiation skills

Expert panel

Roundtable entrepreneurs are given the opportunity to submit a company-specific problem once a year to a panel of experts to get tailored advice. The panel is composed according to the specific issue scale-up entrepreneurs are struggling with.

Some quotes of current and old members

"Many entrepreneurs share the same challenges as they scale up their business, whether it is on recruitment, building company culture or a well-oiled sales organization. The Entrepreneurship 2.0 program provides an effective forum for entrepreneurs to share their experiences around insightful workshops."

Jan-Willem Rombouts from Restore

"The Entrepreneurship 2.0 program has been very helpful for Teamleader in different ways. It is a great platform to get access to relevant top-notch expertise, to meet other passionate entrepreneurs and to share best practices and lessons learned amongst each other."
- Katrien De Clerk from Teamleader

 “The entrepreneurship 2.0 programme is the ideal place for young entrepreneurs to meet like-minded people and discuss about all aspects of business!”
- Dries Berckmans from Soundtalks

 "Tackling the most important scale-up topics together with experts and scale-up CEOs"
- Pierre Buffet from Domobios

“To me , the roundtables are the perfect mix of theoretical and practical experience that is necessary to accelerate the business of UgenTec. The clear focus on scale-ups brings together a group of like-minded entrepreneurs to share their experiences and learn from each other’s strengths and pitfalls.”
- Wouter Uten from Ugentec

Interested?

The Entrepreneurship 2.0 workshops operate through membership. The membership runs for a period of one year and applies to the venture – the owner-entrepreneur is the contact person. The membership includes: participation in the roundtables, company-specific expert panel, access to our research and all related information and documentation. Admission to the program is conditional upon approval by the Entrepreneurship 2.0 Steering Committee. For instance, to ensure open information sharing among entrepreneurs we make sure to not include direct competitors in the same group. The Entrepreneurship 2.0 membership fee is 2.000 € per year.

Interested in joining this network?

If you're interested in applying for the Entrepreneurship 2.0 roundtables, send an email to indicate your interest to veroniek.collewaert@vlerick.com.

For further information or questions, please feel free to contact us!
Responsible Entrepreneurship 2.0: Veroniek Collewaert
Administration and coordination: Nathalie Lagae

Vlerick Business School
Reep 1, 9000 Gent
Tel. + 32 9 210 92 40
Email: Nathalie.Lagae@vlerick.com

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