Entrepreneurship Programme 2019

Whether you have a great idea you want to launch, or a business you’re running that you want to grow, PWN Barcelona’s Entrepreneurship programme gives you all the business tools and connections you need to take your business to the next level, in one place.

The PWN Barcelona E-Programme is the only programme in Barcelona which aims at tackling the gender gap in the start-up sector by taking a deeper look into the underlying obstacles that affect women-led businesses.  

The program is built in three units:

Idea Unit: aimed at the next generation of female entrepreneurs with an initial entrepreneurial idea. Here you will learn everything you need to know about becoming an entrepreneur (e.g.Lean methodologies, customer discovery techniques, speaking like a CEO, etc.)

Build Unit: workshops focused on your business model, oriented toward adding value to the market and selling to high-value customers by securing a high profit margin. From there you’ll develop several foundational business skills including financial management, IP protection and sales.

Growth Unit: aimed established or early stage startups with a need to reach the market, scale up or looking for a seed round.  The workshops in this unit will provide you with a simple methodology to prioritize how, when and where to grow by defining the right KPIs, negotiation and talent recruitment skills. Here you will also learn how to fundraise your venture (public funding and private equity), having the opportunity to present your pitch in front of a selected group of top local and international investors. 

A few FAQ....
When will it start? September 2019.  Get ready!

How long is the programme? A maximum of 5 months depending on how many units you sign up for. 

How long is each unit? Approx. 6-7 weeks.  We think it´ll be enough time for you to learn, implement your skills and grow your network! 

How many events per unit? There will be 6 workshops per unit focusing on different skill-sets.   We want to make sure your experience is dynamic and consistent! 

How long are the workshops? Each workshop will be 2h long (a 45 minute lesson, 45 minutes of a guest speaker with a business case, and 30 minutes of networking).  And don´t forget the pica-pica! 

Do we have any additional guidance? Each unit be supported by mentors who are experts in their field and start-up world and available for 1-on-1 support.  Don´t worry, you´ll have some great guides who will help you navigate the entrepreneurship journey!

Are there any other organizations involved? Each unit will be sponsored by a top corporation and/or business school.  We´ll make sure to bring out the big-guns. 

Do I have to sign up for all units? No! You can sign up for one unit and focus on an area in need of improvement or fully develop your business from idea to profit by signing up for all units.   

Are Men Allowed to join? Of course! Men are welcome and encouraged to partake in the programme.  We ask that they come accompanied by a female entrepreneur (current or prospective) to ensure that we maintain our overarching goal: diverse and gender balanced leadership.


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