Business Design Deep Dive

At Business Design Deep Dive, Manage and More talents excel in developing innovative, customer-centric business ideas. Over 18 weeks, participants gain hands-on experience in Business Design, collaborating in interdisciplinary teams on innovation projects with corporate partners. Our program emphasizes team building, mentorship from innovation experts, peer learning, and regular retrospectives. Students tackle real-world challenges, identifying opportunities, and testing ideas for new products, services, and business models. With a focus on B2B opportunities, participants work closely with partner organizations, benefiting from workshops, goal setting sessions, and ongoing evaluation. Join us to cultivate essential skills in Design Thinking, autonomous teamwork, and agile collaboration, empowering you to thrive in today's dynamic business landscape.

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Target Groups: Students

Area of Focus: Business Design

Next Date: October 11, 2021 - February 1, 2022

Duration: 18 weeks

Language: English, German

Learning Goals: Learn to identify innovation opportunities, develop customer-centric business ideas, and collaborate effectively in agile teams to excel in today's business environment

Application Requirements: For Manage and More scholars only

About the program

Business Design Deep Dive is an intensive 18-week program meticulously designed to cultivate the talents of Manage and More students in the realm of innovative business development. With a strong emphasis on customer-centricity, participants are immersed in a dynamic learning environment where they explore, ideate, and implement forward-thinking solutions to real-world challenges. Through a fusion of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, interdisciplinary teams collaborate to tackle diverse projects, spanning from product innovation to business model design.

Central to the program's success is the strategic partnership with renowned corporate entities, providing participants with invaluable opportunities to engage in live innovation projects. This collaboration not only exposes participants to real-world scenarios but also fosters mentorship opportunities with seasoned professionals and successful entrepreneurs. Workshops, guidance sessions, and peer learning activities are integral components of the program, ensuring that participants receive comprehensive support as they navigate the complexities of business innovation.

Throughout the program, participants refine their skills in adapting Design Thinking methodologies to address unique challenges, enabling them to identify opportunities, validate ideas, and drive meaningful change. By focusing on B2B opportunities, participants gain insights into the intricacies of enterprise-level innovation, equipping them with a versatile skill set applicable across various industries. Upon completion, graduates emerge as confident, agile thinkers ready to make a lasting impact in the ever-evolving landscape of business and innovation.


  • Business Design Deep Dive is designed for Manage and More talents seeking to enhance their skills in innovation, business development, and Design Thinking. It's ideal for individuals passionate about driving change in dynamic business environments.

  • Participants can expect a comprehensive learning experience, including collaborative projects with corporate partners, mentorship from industry experts, workshops on Design Thinking methodologies, and opportunities to develop and test innovative business ideas.

  • Projects in Business Design Deep Dive are assigned based on participants' interests, skills, and the needs of corporate partners. Participants work in interdisciplinary teams to tackle challenges ranging from product innovation to business model design.

  • Collaborating with corporate partners provides participants with valuable real-world experience, access to industry insights, and networking opportunities. It also offers a platform for mentorship, guidance, and potential career opportunities.

  • Business Design Deep Dive stands out for its emphasis on hands-on experience, interdisciplinary collaboration, and focus on B2B opportunities. The program provides participants with the skills, mindset, and network needed to thrive in today's rapidly evolving business landscape.

  • Graduates of Business Design Deep Dive are well-equipped for roles in innovation management, product development, entrepreneurship, consulting, and more. They possess a versatile skill set, industry experience, and a network of peers and mentors to support their career advancement.

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Felix Hagleitner

Educational Design and Trainer