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Mission Identification
In this challenge, you will learn everything that you need to plan a fulfilling professional and personal life, especially in these uncertain times. During the 3-week program, you’ll grow your network and speed up your professional impact under the guidance of leaders in the areas of sustainability, entrepreneurship, and technology. Clarify your personal aspirations and values to make your goals a reality.
Deadline:
17th of January 2023
Mission Identification
In this challenge, you will learn everything that you need to plan a fulfilling professional and personal life, especially in these uncertain times. During the 3-week program, you’ll grow your network and speed up your professional impact under the guidance of leaders in the areas of sustainability, entrepreneurship, and technology. Clarify your personal aspirations and values to make your goals a reality.
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:
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.
Finance for Entrepreneurs
How to build the financial foundation to grow your startup successfully? Learn the necessary financial knowledge as an entrepreneur and intrapreneur to ensure financial success. Your Challenge Owner, Christian Rebernik, is the Founder of ToU and former CTO of N26. He will educate you during an intensive 3-week program on the ‘language’ of finance — helping you to read and interpret financial information and to make informed operational decisions to maximize the financial success of your business venture.
Deadline:
20th of November
Finance for Entrepreneurs
How to build the financial foundation to grow your startup successfully? Learn the necessary financial knowledge as an entrepreneur and intrapreneur to ensure financial success. Your Challenge Owner, Christian Rebernik, is the Founder of ToU and former CTO of N26. He will educate you during an intensive 3-week program on the ‘language’ of finance — helping you to read and interpret financial information and to make informed operational decisions to maximize the financial success of your business venture.
Develop Customer Driven Products
This challenge is about finding the problem-solution fit for your business idea so that you address a clear market need with your product. Upon completion, you will have created your own personal toolbox of knowledge and techniques for approaching and solving real-world problems that product leaders face. Become a more strategic product manager and make a more significant impact on your company and with your products.
Deadline:
25th of October
Develop Customer Driven Products
This challenge is about finding the problem-solution fit for your business idea so that you address a clear market need with your product. Upon completion, you will have created your own personal toolbox of knowledge and techniques for approaching and solving real-world problems that product leaders face. Become a more strategic product manager and make a more significant impact on your company and with your products.
Data Science for Leaders
Data specialists are in high demand — the leaders of tomorrow who have strong analytical skills face a huge amount of opportunities. This challenge was designed in partnership with one of the world's leading promotional banks, KfW, and is open to anybody who is interested in data science and its inner workings. Gain the skillset, mindset, and toolset to make an impact with data.
Deadline:
13th of November
Data Science for Leaders
Data specialists are in high demand — the leaders of tomorrow who have strong analytical skills face a huge amount of opportunities. This challenge was designed in partnership with one of the world's leading promotional banks, KfW, and is open to anybody who is interested in data science and its inner workings. Gain the skillset, mindset, and toolset to make an impact with data.
Problem Solving With Data
In this challenge, you will attain hands-on experience in analyzing a dataset, and publishing powerful and informative visualizations that provide stakeholders with actionable insights. Through this process, you will learn to translate the language of data into the language of business as you join the next generation of data scientists.
Deadline:
14th of September
Problem Solving With Data
In this challenge, you will attain hands-on experience in analyzing a dataset, and publishing powerful and informative visualizations that provide stakeholders with actionable insights. Through this process, you will learn to translate the language of data into the language of business as you join the next generation of data scientists.
Pitch Your Growth Story
The ability to tell an authentic, trustworthy, and compelling story is vital to a leader’s success. Through the power of stories, you can create a personal brand that will convey trust to your audience. Learn the craft of storytelling and develop the communication skills that will make you and your venture references in your spheres of influence.
Deadline:
20th of November
Pitch Your Growth Story
The ability to tell an authentic, trustworthy, and compelling story is vital to a leader’s success. Through the power of stories, you can create a personal brand that will convey trust to your audience. Learn the craft of storytelling and develop the communication skills that will make you and your venture references in your spheres of influence.
Design the Right Thing
Deep-dive into the discovery phase of a real-world product design project and learn alongside a peer group from around the world under the guidance of industry experts and mentors. This challenge will enable you to design successful products because you know the real wants and needs of your users. Join a community of aspiring and active product leaders to make an impact in product management and product design.
Deadline:
22nd of August
Design the Right Thing
Deep-dive into the discovery phase of a real-world product design project and learn alongside a peer group from around the world under the guidance of industry experts and mentors. This challenge will enable you to design successful products because you know the real wants and needs of your users. Join a community of aspiring and active product leaders to make an impact in product management and product design.
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:
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.

Who participates in an Open Challenge?

You are starting your studies...
You want to start your education with us, but want to see if the challenge-based learning method is the right fit for you. Get your feet wet and experience a revolutionary approach to learning.
You are in your career...
You want to acquire new skills but don’t want to commit to a full degree program. The flexibility and duration of each open challenge work with your schedule as you upskill.
You are an experienced professional...
You’re already studying with ToU but want to speed up your impact and build your network. Develop valuable connections with people from all around the world during an intensive period that will complement your studies.