Global Entrepreneurship Training (GET)

The Global Entrepreneurship Training Program (GET) is tailor made for Norwegian ambitious excecutive leaders and founders. You´ll recieve executive business skill training, taught by senior academic lecturers that are themselves succesful entrepreneurs.

Boston holds a multitude of top academic and innovation institutions. Here: The MIT Stata Center designed by Gehry Partners

Boston holds a multitude of top academic and innovation institutions. Here: The MIT Stata Center designed by Gehry Partners

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What the program includes

  • Kick Off event in Oslo, 2 days prepping and networking with keynotes and workshops.
  • The core of GET is the 5 day executive business skill training at Babson College in Boston .
  • Pitch training

Program details

Babson College

The five day entrepreneurial training at Babson College in Boston is a tailor made program and focuses on preparing Norwegian business leaders for international growth.

Key topics

  • Managing a Growing Business
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Innovation for Organic Growth
  • International Alliances

Kick-off in Oslo

The 2-day kick-off in Oslo (date to be confirmed) is where you get to know your fellow GET participants. It is also an introduction to the GET program and advises you on how to prepare for the stay in Boston to gain maximum outcome from participation.

Furthermore, you will meet participants from the upcoming and earlier classes of both the GET program, the TINC Silicon Valley program and the Entrepreneurial Marketing program in New York.

Together with approx. 25 fellow entrepreneurs from Norway you will be learning from real life business challenges through company cases, discussions, seminars and group work, and apply lessons learnt to your own business.

For more details on the program, modules and faculty (PDF).

Who should attend?


We are looking for executives from companies with following characteristics:

  • Proven (or promising) international market potential
  • Plans for (or in process of) global growth/scale
  • Potential for high growth
  • High tech product/service
  • From industries including (but not limited to): ICT, clean tech, renewable energy, medtech and biotech, oil & gas, maritime.

 

Fees, terms and conditions

Fee per participant is NOK 20.000 which covers:

  • Tuition fee at Babson College
  • Accommodation and meals at Babson:
    - 5 nights
    - 3 meals per day
  • Kick-off in Oslo including, keynotes, workshops, lunch and dinner

The following is NOT covered by the participation fee (i.e. covered by the participant):

  • Travel and transportation costs
  • Accommodation, remaining meals and other costs for kick-off in Oslo

 

Testimonials

"Inspired by one of the world’s leading academic communities in  entrepreneurship, The GET program has had a significant impact on the  management of our company. The methods and principles has lifted the  business mythology and strategy, focusing on international expansion. Highly qualified lecturers with solid background and experience in  international business and entrepreneurship makes the course especially  valuable. I highly recommend the GET program."
Ole Vidar Homleid, Founder and Chairman, Robot Aviation,  Gjøvik, GET 2013

"Catenda has experienced specific gains from the stay in Boston. In addition to the network and very inspiring atmosphere in Boston,  has the content we learned had a direct significance in the daily running and the strategic choices we face every day. Recommended.”
Håvard Bell, CEO, Catenda, Oslo, GET 2013

"Participation in GET has given me a professional and personal boost which has better prepared me for the challenges faced by leaders of growing companies. Lecturers and organizers delivered high quality, had relevant experience and were inspirational" Kristian Rathe, CEO, Initial Force AS, Trondheim, GET 2012

Read more testimonials (pdf)

Article about Cybernetic's experience