In this exceptional video, the GlobalTechBox visit the University of Saint Gallen and talk to Professor Dietmar Grichnik about the theoretical and practical aspects of entrepreneurship.

With an international academic background in Business Administration and Education, Dr. Grichnik formerly served as both a banker and a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management. Currently, he is a Full Professor and Chair of Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Gallen. He also recently authored the book “Entrepreneurial living”.

“I strongly believe that everyone can be entrepreneurial, you can learn it as you can learn finance or marketing”

Team Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Gallen consists of high class professionals who work continuously to promote and support the entrepreneurial spirit among students.

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0:44 Who is Prof. Dr. Dietmar Grichnik?

3:08 From an academic point of view, what is the theory behind entrepreneurship?

6:33 What draws people, like HSG students, to entrepreneurship rather than large, established companies?

8:06 When is the right moment to start your own venture?

9:28 Can you give us a synopsis of your book “Entrepreneurial living”?

11:55 What tip can you offer students who are thinking of starting their own businesses?