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Soft Skills Course For Entrepreneurs


About This Course

Welcome to the Soft Skills course for Entrepreneurs.
This course is specially designed to boost your entrepreneurial journey by providing you with essential tools to succeed in a global and diverse business environment. Throughout this course, we will explore crucial topics that are fundamental to personal and professional development.
This course will not only provide you with practical skills but also offer you the opportunity to connect with other entrepreneurs, creating a network of support and collaboration.
At the end of this course, you will be equipped with a set of skills that will empower your entrepreneurship, allowing you to confidently face challenges and seize opportunities along the way.
We look forward to accompanying you on this journey of learning and growth!

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

·        Generate novel and creative ideas, fundamental to differentiate themselves in the market and offer unique solutions to common challenges.

·        Better manage their emotions and those of others, a key skill to lead with empathy and understanding, thus improving interpersonal relationships.

·        Identify and solve problems effectively, an indispensable ability to navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship.

·        Work efficiently in teams, understanding the importance of collaboration and synergy in achieving common goals.

·        Improve their ability to communicate clearly and persuasively, both internally with their team and externally with clients and stakeholders.

·        They will be able to apply effective negotiation techniques, fundamental to close beneficial agreements and build solid business relationships.

·        Make informed and strategic decisions, essential for the success and sustainability of their business.

·        Apply sales techniques, crucial to promote their product or service in the market.



Course Staff

Paula Luise Goltzsche

Paula Luise Goltzsche has been working in CESIE’s Migration Unit for five years as a project manager, researcher and trainer. Her areas of expertise regarding migration include migrants’ financial and labour market inclusion, entrepreneurship and fostering digital and transversal skill development. At the same time, she is experienced in the training of professionals working with migrants supporting them in increasing their intercultural skillset.

Giulia De Santis

Giulia De Santis is a 27-year-old young woman working at CESIE as a project manager, whose areas of research and activity implementation is focused on Migration and Youth. She graduated from Roma Tre University in Intercultural Communication with a focus on the Arab-Islamic world, and from Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma in Political Science and anti-radicalisation studies.

Universidad Loyola Andalucía

The team from the University of Loyola Andalucía consists of Rafael Araque Padilla, Jesús Duarte Merelo, Fuensanta Galán Herrero, and María José Montero Simó, professors in the Department of Business Management. They work in the areas of Social Marketing, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. With a broad background in teaching and research, these professors have joined forces to contribute to developing this specialized course for entrepreneurs. Their collaborative approach reflects a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities in today's business world. The group's participation in preparing the course material has been fundamental, offering a balanced mix of theory and practice. Their integrative methodology ranges from the most innovative marketing strategies to the most pragmatic aspects of entrepreneurship.

Maria Alexandropoulou

My name is Maria Alexandropoulou, I am a sociologist and during my studies I acquired a solid foundation in social research techniques and qualitative and quantitative data methods. From September 2022 I am working at Symplexis as a project manager of EU funded projects in the field of adult and school education.  The areas of my research and activity implementation are focused on social and economic inclusion of migrants, women's empowerment, and child development.

Tana Haidar

Tana is a Project Manager with a Masters degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Throughout her career, Tana has been heavily involved within the ICT and Programming sector with startups and corporations whereby such modules are greatly important within various professional sectors.

Luis Aranda

Luis is a professional with more than 20 years of experience in international entrepreneurship. He has worked for multinationals in Ireland, Spain, Brazil and Switzerland. He studied Business Studies and holds a Master in Project Management from the University of Barcelona. He is currently active in promoting entrepreneurship among vulnerable groups and young people in local and European projects.

Paula Pain Alba

Paula Pain is a devoted Communication Manager at I&F Education in Ireland, boasting a track record in formulating and implementing communication strategies. With a background in Communication and a Master's degree in Strategic Communication and Innovation, Paula specializes in developing captivating and compelling content tailored to resonate with diverse target audiences across various channels.

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