HAN Centre of Entrepreneurship is?
HAN University of Applied Sciences, HAN in short, is one of the five biggest Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. In 2002 HAN founded the Centre of Entrepreneurship (CoE). This centre of expertise fulfils a prominent role in the Netherlands when it comes to stimulating entrepreneurship. HAN CoE has its base in Arnhem and Nijmegen, two cities in the east of the Netherlands, close to the German border. A healthy economical climate cannot exist without successful entrepreneurs. HAN CoE helps good business ideas come to life and supports new businessmen and businesswomen with knowledge, skills and competencies which are important for doing business succesfully.
HAN CoE has been set up especially for students with an entrepreneurial spirit and for entrepreneurs who want to
become even better at what they do.
Innovative and Practical
HAN CoE provides education in a practical manner to students who want to develop their knowledge and skills when it comes to doing business. They can rely on experienced lecturers and trainers from the business world. Students are taught what entrepreneurial behaviour really means: working out ideas, showing initiative andtaking care of things on your own. In this manner they will learn whether being an entrepreneur suits them. Will they be successful entrepreneurs or are they better off working within organizations? HAN CoE stands for innovative education. Scientists, lecturers and students contribute to scientific research in the field of ‘entrepreneurship’ and the effectiveness of entrepreneurial education. Everyone who is educated, trained or coached by HAN CoE will benefit from this. Entrepreneurs who want to grow professionally, can also turn to HAN CoE. They are offered tailor-made study programmes, training, advice and coaching.