Business Innovation Week – Winter 2020/2021 – Live Updates

Updates are displayed in reverse chronological order.

Thursday 11th February, 2021 – Day 4

11:20 – Students doing 120-second presentations at the moment

11:00 – Students working hard, in and out of breakout rooms!

09:00 – Final Day! Day 4! Here we come! Sustainable business & Alternative investments

Wednesday 10th February, 2021 – Day 3

16:15 – End of session Feedback, what did our students think of today’s BIW and its organization?

16:00 – What a surprise! BBA student Nikita Lobachev, who is currently completing his BBA Double Degree has joined us to explain his experience in Dublin!

14:40 – This afternoon, we have M. Fabien LaCroix is our guest speaker, taking about negotiations.

14:35 – A quick break now before we come to our third guest speaker of the day.

13:00 – BSL’s MBA Alumna, Valentia Squitieri, joins us at the BIW with a workshop and coaching hour.

11:30 – Introducing the BSL Investment Club!

10:00 – Many thanks to Yannick Bouyidou for his inspirational insights!

09:05 – Kicking off this morning’s topic “Customer Experience” with today’s morning guest speaker, BSL’s MBA Candidate: Yannick Bouyidou.

08:55 – Ready for Day 3? We are!

Tuesday 9th February, 2021 – Day 2

15:45 – Day 2, coming to a close now. The BIW organizers are once again requesting feedback for continuous improvement!

15:00 – And now to our second Guest Speaker of the day, Mr. Mario Mello.

14:55 – And our students are back with BSL Professor Marko Majer

13:15 – Students have been set into groups once again. We will be back near 3pm with more updates!

13:00 – And we are back:

11:45 – Break until 13h00. See you in the afternoon!

11:35 – And the winner is…..


11:30 – Who will win the prize for the best financial model & ideas?

11:25 – and Group 7:

11:20 – Group 4, 5 and 6 have some interesting ideas as well…

11:10 – Group 2 & 3 are now presenting to Edouard:

11:00 – We are back with the first presentations for this business case from Group 1:

09:45 – Edouard spoke about his current venture Bazzile, and students have been placed into groups of 5 to come up with a financial model, using Edouard’s business as a business case. Back at 11am!

09:00 – Here we go!

Our students welcome their first guest speaker for the day, Mr. Edouard Heagi.

08:45 – Preparing for the 2nd day of the Winter term BIW!

Are you all as excited as I am?

Here is a preview of what is to come:

Monday 8th February, 2021 – Day 1

16:00 – What a GREAT start to this term’s Business Innovation Week! Well done to the organizers!

If you’d like to read a daily recap of what happened, come read this post by our Bachelor student Khulan A.

15:55 – Students have given some feedback to help our student organizers better prepare this week as well as use this valuable feedback for, not only future BIWs, but also for future online meetings!

15:50 – The votes are in!

Cafeco – received the Best Product vote!

Cafeco also received the Best Advertisement vote!

15:45 – Sixth student group presenting their dropshipping idea:

15:40 – Fifth student group presenting their dropshipping idea:

15:35 – Fourth student group presenting their dropshipping idea:

15:30 – Third student group presenting their dropshipping idea:

15:25 – Second student group presenting their dropshipping idea:

15:20 – First student group presenting their dropshipping idea:

13:00 – Preparation for the E-commerce game.

Students will be simulating Dropshipping in teams of 5, where they will choose products, create brand names and advertisements and present their products and strategies to their peers. Thereafter a vote will take place for the best dropshipping idea and a winner for this competition will be announced!

with a few helpful hints…

11:45 – Q&A Session with out students:

11:30 – E-commerce Trends:

11:25 – The Importance of Blogs! 🙂

11:20 – Benjamin is sharing his Step by Step Guide for a Digital Marketing Strategy.

11:00 – We now hand over to Benjamin Wundermann who will be speaking about his company, Gustave Hospitality.

10:50 – Thank you Anna!

10:30 – Q&A Session

10:15 – Ms. Anna Dudukin speaks about the importance of delegation when starting a business. She has 12 people on her team and has only seen 3 of them. She feels it is best to delegate to a virtual team for expertise from freelancers.

10:00 – On to our first guest speaker – Ms. Anna Dudukin, presenting her e-commerce business Niasha:

09:00 – Let the Business Innovation Week begin!

08:45 – Here are our guest speakers for Monday’s Business Innovation Week topic on E-commerce:

08:30 – Our students’ Business Innovation Week is about to start! Here is the upcoming agenda for Monday and Tuesday: