CREDITS 2 (LV) 3 (ECTS) - 30 Contact Hours

Riga-Cambridge Venture Camp course introduces students into theoretical and practical entrepreneurship. The theoretical part consists of lectures and seminars on the topics of entrepreneurship such as business idea generation and business model selection, market research, marketing, legal and financial aspects of a company, company valuation, stages of company development and company ethics. The practical application of the theoretical knowledge acquired is performed by the students in the form of generating and developing their own business idea individually or in a team.

 Starting Riga-Cambridge Venture Camp course with the strong focus on the theoretical background in the topic of entrepreneurship (the first part of the course takes place in Riga), the second part of the course shifts the focus on practical application of the knowledge while attending the series of intensive lectures, workshops, field visits and mentors trainings in Cambridge. In the result of the course, students are supposed to present and pitch their business idea to the jury of university and industry professionals in two geographical locations: Riga and Cambridge.