Athens, Greece. Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018

Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

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This training, which is under the auspices of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT), is co-organised with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) and hosted by the MBA International Programme, of the Athens University of Economics and Business.
Created in 2008, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is a unique EU initiative that boosts innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe. The EIT fills a niche and is the single EU instrument that fully integrates business, research and education. It supports the development of dynamic pan-European partnerships between leading universities, research organisations, companies and other innovation actors, such as the public sector. Together, they develop innovative products and services, start new and scale existing companies, and train a new generation of entrepreneurs. These partnerships are known as EIT Innovation Communities (KICs).

The General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT), of the Greek Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, is responsible for the design and coordination of implementation of policies related to Research, Technology and Innovation. Furthermore, GSRT has the mission to maximize the impact of the highly qualified human potential in the area of research through the creation of new employment opportunities for the highly skilled and to reverse brain drain, to transfer and disseminate innovative technologies to the country's productive sector for targeted use of the research results and to enhance public awareness on Science, Research and Technology issues. It also has the responsibility of supervising and fund the country's Research and Technological Institutions.

The MBA International of the Athens University of Economics and Business is a world-class program particularly suited in the global, dynamically changing, and technology-driven business environment. The MBA International is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and is offered exclusively in English. A rich, constantly evolving academic program allows students to customize the curriculum to fit their personal and professional needs and interests, while a number of extracurricular activities (e.g. networking activities, company days, career days, business games and competitions, athletic events etc.) help them adopt an international perspective, strengthen their interpersonal and managerial skills, and cultivate their entrepreneurial capabilities. The program attracts students from more than 20 countries and for many years occupies top positions in international rankings .

Athens University of Economics and Business

Language: English


09.00Registration of participants
09.30Welcome and short introduction of the host organisation (by Mr Klas Eric Soderquist, Associate Professor, Director of MBA International)
09.35EIT activities and Q&A (by Katerina Sereti, EIT Policy Officer)
10.00Intro to the course
10.20Strategic Design for SMEs
11.20Coffee break
11.30Customer-Centered Design
12.30Design Driven Innovation
14.30Video by ADI per + interactive discussion
15.00Teamwork on Design Driven Innovation and Strategic Design for SMEs
15.45Sharing session (results from workshop)
16.15Closure+ USB stick


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Event Location

Athens Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation-ACEin (2nd floor)
Kefallinias 46
Athens, Greece 11251

Event Fees:

Financed by EASME - Traning Course is FREE

Registration is closed for this event.

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