March 15th – May 31st 2021: UNIC Spring School

The full course program is now available!

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The Economics of Digitalization
Prof. Dr. Marianne Saam
Digitalization affects production, factor and consumer markets, work and distribution of opportunities and income. The course offers an introduction to the economic aspects of digitalization. Ruhr University Bochum
March 15th
May 3rd
Microeconomics of Competitiveness
Prof. Dr. Matthias Kiese
Simon Rohde
Developed by Prof Michael E Porter at Harvard Business School, MOC explores the determinants of competitiveness and successful economic development viewed from a bottom-up, microeconomic perspective that puts firms centre-stage. Ruhr University Bochum
March 16th
May 31st
Business Statistics
Josip Arnerić (PhD)
Anita Čeh Časni (PhD)
Introductory of statistical techniques for analyzing real life business problems with actual data. Application to practical situations, covering decision making, business forecasting, quality control, as well as descriptive and inferential statistics. University of Zagreb
March 29th
May 21st
Doing Business in the European Union
Kosjenka Dumančić (PhD)
Kristijan Poljanec (PhD)
Legal framework for doing business in the EU. Freedom to provide services, establishment, capital. Provisions on setting up and managing enterprises. Contract law perspective of doing business in the EU. University of Zagreb
March 15th
May 28th
Digital Technology Usage in Entrepreneurship
Božidar Jaković
Digital technology usage enables the improvements in efficiency, productivity, and competitiveness in contemporary and dynamic business environment. Students will use up-to-date software and tools to develop their digital business projects while working in teams. University of Zagreb
May 5th
June 2nd
Building Business Through Creativity
Nina Jackson
Building Business Through Creativity is a course where you will create solutions for companies through design, art, and futures thinking in teams consisting of different generations, cultural backgrounds, and fields. University of Oulu
March 17th
May 19th
Exercising Entrepreneurship
Elina Hyrkäs
Anne Keränen
Learn to create competencies in an entrepreneurship context! Upon the completion of the course you can recognize, understand and plan how to grasp business opportunities and solve business problems, and evaluate possible solutions. University of Oulu
March 18th
May 8th

Dear all,
We are excited to announce that the first international UNIC Spring School on Entrepreneurship and Transformation will take place from March 15th until May 31st, 2021! The first UNIC School will be hosted by the Ruhr University Bochum.
The University of Oulu (Finland), the University of Zagreb (Croatia) and the Ruhr University Bochum (Germany) will offer the following online courses:

  • The Economics of Digitalization

  • Microeconomics of Competitiveness

  • Business Statistics

  • Doing Business in the European Union

  • Digital Technology Usage in Entrepreneurship

  • Building Business Through Creativity

  • Exercising Entrepreneurship

  • The courses approach entrepreneurial topics from different disciplines such as economics, law, or business administration. There are 165 free course places for students from the three participating universities. Bachelor, Master and PhD students with an interest in entrepreneurship and an international exchange of ideas are welcome to apply! ECTS will be awarded for successful participation.
    The application phase will start in mid-February. Further information on the course program and the application procedure will be available soon on this website.

    To contribute to fighting the Covid-19 crisis, the UNIC Spring School will be fully digital.
    Please feel free to contact if you have any questions.

    Best regards,
    The RUB-UNIC Team

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