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Mentoring Startups

Mentoring Startups

Our Mentoring Startups Masterclass aims to further develop your mentoring and coaching skills. During 2 half-day sessions on 24 September and 10 December 2019, you up to date on the scientific basis and best practices of startup coaching and mentoring. There are 2 months between sessions, so you have the opportunity to put into practice and reflect on what you have learned. You can build on your new skill set through additional intervision sessions.

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Why join the Mentoring Startups Masterclass?

  • What will you learn?

    During the masterclass you will study theory and best practices. There is also plenty of time for reflection on your own experiences as well as those of your fellow participants. In the 2nd session, you’ll attend a guest lecture by an experienced startup mentor to further inspire you.

    You will study the following subjects:

    • functions and roles of the mentor or coach
    • effective mentoring and coaching skills
    • mentoring startups in incubators or accelerators

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  • For whom?

    This masterclass is designed for startup coaches and startup mentors. In particular those working in the context of an entrepreneurship programme, such as a startup incubator or accelerator. Whether you are a seasoned mentor or a relative newcomer, we look forward to welcoming you.

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  • Dates and fees
    Dates: Tuesday 24 September, Tuesday 10 December 2019
    Times: 16:00 to 21:00
    Fee: €850*
    • Fee includes catering as well as materials.
    • You will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the University of Amsterdam.

    *UvA alumni get a 10% discount. Fees are VAT-exempt.

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  • Intervision sessions

    If you are looking to further reflect on your learning experience, we can offer you an extended intervision package. You can apply as a group of max. 6 people, or choose 1-on-1 coaching. You will have 4 sessions with a coach from Open en Eerlijk Coaching, who are based throughout The Netherlands. Your additional investment is as follows:

    Group: €950* per group for 4 1.5-hour sessions
    Individual: €150* for 4 1-hour sessions

    * Prices are exclusive of 21% VAT.

  • Collaboration

    This masterclass is a collaboration between Amsterdam Business School, the Municipality of Amsterdam and Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA).

  • Reviews

    'Lovely course where you learn the practical and scientific side of mentoring startups.'

    'I have learned how to accelerate startups to become a scale up.'

    'In this course you will get a more functional knowledge for providing mentoring in a professional and clear-cut way.'


Do you have questions about this or our other open programmes? Please contact:

Susan Nuijten
Manager Executive Education
T: +31 (0)20 525 6134

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Mentoring Startups
Mode Short-term
Credits 0 ECTS, 2 half days
Language of instruction English
Starts in April, September