Business Factory 2021

Join our start-up program Business Factory. It is tailormade for entrepreneurs with an international background and will give you the very best start for your business. It can also be a precious toolkit for those who have already started their own business.

Business Factory consists of six modules (school class 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 are built on each other.

Starting: Tuesday October 26th 
Price: 1 500 NOK for the course series (six modules)
Location: Bergen

Max. number of participants: 17
Application deadline: Friday September 10th

We follow COVID-19 infection prevention measures and plan this course in such a way as to prevent spread of infection. 

In addition you will get:

   – Free guidance with our business developers

   – Access to our digital tool Startup Forum

   – Free networking meetings

   – Membership in our Business Factory Alumni group


Application form



How to Start up Your Own Business?

Tuesday October 26th from 09.00-16.00

- Choice of corporate form (ENK – AS)
- Personal rights and risk assessment
- Requirements concerning name of company
- Basic accounting, including reporting requirements

Business Model 

Wednesday October 27th from 09.00-16.00
- Your business idea 
- Your business model

Marketing Plan: How to Reach Your Customers?

Thursday October 28th from 09.00-16.00
- Market strategy and branding
- Marketing and market research
- Competitor analysis and positioning map

Sales, Pricing, and Budgets

Tuesday November 16th from 09.00-16.00
- Sales course
- How to price your product or service
- Different budgets and costs


Wednesday November 17th from 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 November 18th from 09.00-16.00
- Network partners and suppliers
- Cultural differences
- Resources for your advantage