FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How does the collaboration function during Corona?
As previously established, we use the online platform “Microsoft Teams”. This tool provides chatting, (video-)calls as well as easy and fast sharing of documents and collective editing, etc.
What is “Social Entrepreneurship”?
In short, this term means: improving the world through entrepreneurial action. Contrary to many other social initiatives all our projects each have an individual businessplan. Thereby it is possible to turn our “goodwill” into reality, considering the specific circumstances: In the long term our projects locally generate their own revenues and therefore become independent of external donations and sponsors.
In eurem ersten Semester werdet ihr sowohl einem Ressort als auch einem Projekt zugeteilt. Ab dem zweiten Semester könnt ihr euch mit den bereits gewonnenen Einblicken entscheiden, ob ihr weiterhin Teil des Ressorts, des Projekts oder euch in beiden Bereichen engagieren wollt.
How is working at Enactus Munich organised?
In your first semester we assign you to one resort and one project. From the second semester on you can decide whether you want to remain part of the resort, the project or both -based on your previous impressions.
What do concrete tasks at Enactus Munich look like?
There is a broad variety of different tasks. One example is the particularly important “Need Assessment”, through which we examine via interviews with involved people where the problems are and how we can overcome them effectively. Another task, for instance, is the organisation of the recruiting of new sponsors, partners, etc.
Is it possible to choose your resort and project?
After your admission to Enactus Munich you can specify priorities regarding resorts and projects. We’ll consider all of your choices. Nevertheless, if you get assigned to a different resort/project, no worries: all teams deal with exciting topics and if there are any inconveniences, we’ll always be there for you!
Is it possible to change your resort/project?
After your first semester at Enactus Munich you can decide whether you want to remain part of your resort, your project, or both. If any problems occur you can always count on your team leader or the board and together we’ll find a solution (e.g. changing to another team).
Can I initiate my own project?
Every project once began as an idea how to improve the world sustainably. Besides supervising the current projects, we also dwell on reasonable and on practicability focused innovation processes, of course. Your ideas can also develop into a new project in the long term!
How much time investment should you expect at Enactus Munich?
For each project and ressort there is at least one meeting per week. On top of that self-contained work and research is necessary. Therefor we expect you to invest about 10 hours per week.
How do you deal with the workload during exam period?
We’re all students, for this reason studies are taken into account when it comes to distributing the workload. To accomplish this, we use availability calendars where everyone can fill in their capacities. Based on this information the responsible resort/project leader coordinates the distribution of work within the team.
Is it possible to temporarily pause at Enactus Munich?
If you study a semester abroad or do an internship, just tell us and you can temporarily reduce or intermit your engagement
Es gibt die Ressorts
- Marketing, Sponsoring & Strategic Relations
- HR & Events
- Finance & Law.
What resorts do you have?
We have the resorts Marketing & Sponsoring & Strategic Relations, HR & Events, Operations as well as Finance & Law.
Is there a minimum duration regarding the membership of Enactus Munich?
No, there’s no official minimum duration. Nevertheless, you can generate more impact, the longer you remain part of Enactus Munich.
Does the motivational letter require specific formalities?
Yes, the motivational letter should not be longer than one page and you can get as creative as you wish to.
Do you have to speek a certain language?
We speak German and English, other languages can often be an advantage but are no general requirement.
Do you have to study business to engage in Enactus Munich?
No, absolutely not! Besides the fact, that there are many tasks not related to the sphere of business, our team really profits from the diversity of our students. The interdisciplinary communication enables all of us to learn valuable skills from other fields and to expand our own mindset with perspectives of other disciplines. At Enactus we support diversity and interdisciplinary work.
Can you already join as a freshman?
Yes, you can join our team at any point in your studies -but more importantly you have to be a team player and share our passion to create a better world!
How much is the membership fee?
The membership fee is 20€ per semester and is used to maintain Enactus München, i.e. everything from website server costs, membership administration to tax returns.