Business Factory 2019

Startup course for entrepreneurs with an international background. 
We recommend you, as an entrepreneur with an international background, to join our start-up program Business Factory. It ensures you will have the very best start for you and your business, and it is an essential supplement for those who have already started their own business.

Business Factory consists of six modules (day courses) and covers the following topics; company structure, business concept, business model, marketing plan, marketing, finance, taxation, VAT, pricing, sales and networking. The modules build on each other.

Price 1 500 NOK for the course series (six modules).


In addition to the modules you are offered free guidance with business developers and access to the digital tool, Startup Forum, and the chance to participate at networking seminars and in
an alumni group(semninars Wednesday May 8th and Monday October 21th).


Application form


The application form is a Word document you have to fill out
and send to


How to startup your business

Tuesday June 11th at 09.00-16.00

- Choice of corporate form
- Personal rights and Risk assessment
- Requirements conserning name of company
- Basic accounting, including reporting requirements

Business model 

Wednesday June 12th at 09.00-16.00
- Business idea 
- Business model

Marketing plan: How to reach your costumers

Thursday June 13th at 09.00-16.00
- Market strategy and branding
- Marketing and market research
- Competitor analysis and positioning map


Sales, pricing, and budgets

Tuesday August 27th at 09.00-16.00
- Sales course
- How to price your product or service
- Different budgets and costings


Wednesday August 28th at 09.00-16.00
- Balance Sheet and income statement
- Key figures and management data
- Economic relationships in a business and cash flow
- Strategic economic choices

Network and cultural understanding

Thursday August 29th at 09.00-16.00
- Network partners and suppliers
- Cultural differences
- Resources for your advantage

In addition to the modules you are offered to participate at networking seminars and
an alumni group semninar(Wednesday May 8th and Monday October 21th) for Business Factory particitants for free.