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360° ZUKUNFT – Entrepreneurship School, Start-up Service & Career Entry

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360° ZUKUNFT is the contact point for FHP members seeking professional orientation or self-employment support.

Start-up counselling provides assistance in structuring and implementing your own start-up project. Additionally, the Flex modules of the FHP Entrepreneurship School offer training in management, business administration, or project development skills. Work@Heart programme participants are prepared to start their careers.

Dates

More events
Start-up Service Workshop
07/03/2024, 10.30 am – 2.30 pm
Workshop Life Design
Zielgruppe: University members, Public
Location: OnlineRoom via Zoom
Quality Management for Studies & Teaching, Start-up Service, International Office, Social and Educational Sciences, CITY | BUILDING | CULTURE, Civil Engineering, Design, Information Sciences Info Event
19/03/2024, 12.00 pm – 1.00 pm
Zielgruppe: University members, Students
Location: Main BuildingRoom Cafeteria
Start-up Service Info Event
19/06/2024, 9.00 am – 11.00 am
Zielgruppe: University members, Students, Public
Location: OnlineRoom via Zoom

Our offers at a glance

The Central Academic Centre for Start-up Services and Management Qualifications (ZEGM) offers FHP members individual coaching on career-related topics as well as workshops and seminars on freelancing and management skills. We also support personal and career development, help with starting a career and building a valuable network. Our (co-)working spaces also enable professional teamwork and promote creative networking.

Flex Programme of the Entrepreneurship School

Teaching business basics, project development know-how, and entrepreneurship qualifications. The seminars promote skills for coping with future work situations and support business start-ups and freelance activities.

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Lab & Co-Working Room

The multifunctional Entrepreneurship & Management Lab and another co-working space in the Rechenzentrum Potsdam offer founders and their teams the opportunity to develop start-up ideas, hold workshops and video pitches as well as project presentations.

Lab & Co-Working space

Events

Free seminars, workshops, and coaching on start-up-relevant, career-oriented topics as well as competence training for students of all departments, graduates, and employees of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam.

Events

Podcast

The german podcast "Gründungsgeist Berlin-Brandenburg: Entrepreneur*innen im Gespräch" offers insights into successful start-up projects from our metropolitan region with different focuses.

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Incom & LinkedIn

Our workspace on the Incom communication platform provides internal news and important campus dates. On LinkedIn we stay in touch before, during, and after the foundation.

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Start-up consulting & coaching

We place great importance on individual digital and analog advice and support for every start-up project. This includes not only initial feedback, a first reflection of all requirements for the entrepreneurial career but also the qualified support of the ideas up to the foundation.

Start-up consulting & coaching

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Regular updates and information about events on the topics of start-ups, self-employment, and entrepreneurship.

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News

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Start-up Service
Service information

Press release

Career catalyst: Work@Heart accompanies students on their career path

The study-accompanying programme for career entry in Brandenburg offers students guidance in choosing a career, provides targeted training in skills that will help them find their (dream) job and supports them in building a solid network.

NICE TO KNOW
  • Wohnraum mit Laptop auf Kindertisch und Kuscheltieren

    Family & Self-Employment

    Family planning and starting a business don't go together? Many participants in our last survey expressed this fear. The fact is, however, that self-employment in particular makes it possible to flexibly arrange working hours or even to work completely from home.

    Reconciling family and career is a wish that can be fulfilled, and we offer comprehensive advice on this and, for example, coaching on the subject of "self- and time management".

     

     

    Start-up consulting & Coaching

  • Hand hält wachsende Pflanze in der Hand, die ein Eurozeichen darstellt

    Start-up Financing & Support

    One clear result of our last survey: women in particular feel inhibited by worries about sufficient start-up capital. In fact, there are numerous financing and funding options that enable a carefree start to self-employment. This begins with the legal form of the business, and extends to possible scholarships or the search for investors.

    Our start-up consultation provides an overview in the first meeting. Simply make an appointment by e-mail: gründungsservice@fh-potsdam.de.

     

    Funding & Promotion Links

  • Mehrere Menschen sitzen leger am Tisch und arbeiten gemeinsam an einem Projekt

    Internship & Self-Employment

    How important is practical experience for starting a business? Opinions differ on this. For those who would like to get a taste of the day-to-day work of agencies, studios and workshops, etc., they can apply for an internship with our founders. Here, students learn first-hand what needs to be considered when founding a company after graduation. The internships that accompany your studies will be credited as part of the compulsory internship.

    If you are interested, simply send an e-mail to gruendungsservice@fh-potsdam.de.

     

    Portrait of our founders

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    Develop viable start-up ideas

    Dreaming of self-employment in the future - but the brilliant business idea is still missing? No problem: we offer various courses on all aspects of starting up and developing your own business. For example, the course "Pitch your green Idea", which focuses on sustainable business models. In the course "Innovation Management", students learn how to build knowledge-intensive companies, and the English-language course "Business Development", transforms fictional business ideas into feasible business models.

    To the Flex elective modules in Moodle

    The flex electives "skill your future"

  • Frau sitzt mit Taschenrechner und Unterlagen am Laptop und arbeitet

    Knowledge gaps in business administration and marketing?

    How much knowledge of invoicing, bookkeeping, sales, tax and so on do you actually need to be self-employed? If you don't have the financial means to outsource these tiresome topics to professionals, you should have a certain amount of basic knowledge.

    However, as there is hardly any time for self-study during a full semester timetable, the basics of business administration can be learnt in the form of webinars or short workshops with us, for example as part of the "FLEX courses" or "GründungsWerkstatt" offers. And the best thing is: you even get credits for this.

    If you would rather fill in the gaps in your knowledge yourself or refresh what you have already learnt, you can use the "Sharepoint" learning platform to obtain comprehensive information on all topics relating to founding a company with video lectures, case studies and more. Access is via the Campus.aAccount.

  • Illustration einer Person die freudig in die Luft springt und dabei das Wort "impossible" zerstört, sodass nur "possible" zurückbleibt

    Self-employment on trial

    The majority of students agree on this: the risks of self-employment are too high or too difficult for them. "True!", we can only reply. But also: freelance work is an excellent way to test yourself during your studies as an additional source of income.

    Experience shows that many people stay with it after graduation, have a permanent job as an employee and self-employment as a sideline. We are happy to explain whether and how this is worthwhile in individual cases in a personal discussion.

    Personal experience reports and opinions of our trainers and coaches on this topic can be listened to in the Podcast "Gründungsgeist Berlin-Brandenburg".

Team & contact

ZEGM – Start-up and Management Qualification Unit

Room 3.01
Prof. Dr. Enrico Sass
Professor for Business Start-ups and Management Techniques
Head of Start-up Service
Anke Lüers-Salzmann
Project coordination ESF and EXIST, initial consultation
Ulrike Köpke
Academic Assistant Accompanying Research
Anne Timm
Content and social media marketing
Administration and project controlling Work@heart