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Open challenges are remote-first programs where you can learn the competencies of the 21st-century in an intensive 2-3 week period. Each challenge consists of a practice-based project, group work, and access to an international community. Academic expertise, bite-sized lessons, and mentorship from Subject Matter Experts all help you to reach your goals throughout the program.

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Program fee
€300 €100 one time fee
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KfW is one of the world’s leading promotional banks that has been committed to improving economic, social, and environmental living conditions across the globe on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany since 1948.

KfW is actively involved in the issues that will shape the world of tomorrow. They promote wind farms, infrastructure projects, schools, and hospitals because meaningful and sustainable projects are part of their mission. As a bank, they are committed to responsibility. KfW supports people, countries, and institutions who think ahead and are motivated to take action, driving our society toward the future. This profile is what clearly sets KfW apart from other commercial banks.

Open Challenges

About Open Challenges

Open challenges are remote-first programs where you can learn the competencies of the 21st-century in an intensive 2-3 week period. Each challenge consists of a practice-based project, group work, and access to an international community. Academic expertise, bite-sized lessons, and mentorship from Subject Matter Experts all help you to reach your goals throughout the program.

Deadline to apply:
Remote
deposit/refundable
ECTS
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How You'll Learn

Our mission is to help you navigate the fast-changing world by building the skillset and mindset to make a sustainable impact on the future. That’s why we offer cutting-edge, intensive, and practice-based Open Challenges, delivered 100% online by Subject Matter Experts. Our certificates give you the resources to upskill, boost your career prospects, and unlock your full potential. The certificates are stackable, meaning that you can use the credits earned towards one of our degree programs.

Learn by doing
Experience real "learning by doing" in an international environment
Network and community
Engage your network and new global community to speed up your impact and get noticed
Guidance
Receive guidance from industry leaders and mentors who are already thriving in successful careers
Remote-first
Grow your network with peers from around the world in a remote-first setting

What You'll Learn

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Open Challenges in a Nutshell

10–15h weekly workload
ECTS
(transferable to the PM SET)
Limited cohort of 25 change makers
Weekly challenge discussion
Starts on:
Slack community
Certificate

Upon successfully completing the challenge, you'll receive a digital certificate that can be shared with your personal and professional networks.

Program starts

Keep these dates in mind.

Application deadline (limited seats)
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Confirmation of participation
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Challenge starts
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