Individuals with entrepreneurial skills are of vast importance in a society characterised by increasing uncertainty and rapid change. Entrepreneurial skills enable the successful discovery and exploitation of opportunities in the market as well as driving innovation and business development projects in existing corporations.
Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation or Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation
When applying to this programme you elect either the Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation track or the Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation track. Both tracks lead to an MSc in Entrepreneurship.
In the Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation track you will learn how to create, develop and exploit business opportunities by starting up and managing new ventures. This track offers you an opportunity to be fully involved as an entrepreneur in the start-up process, from idea selection and team composition to venture formation, which enables you to gain real experience in starting up a new business. In addition, you will be part of our mentorship programme where you are matched with an experienced mentor.
The Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation track is designed for you who want to work with business development and innovation in established businesses. You will learn how opportunities for renewal and innovation are identified, developed, organised and implemented in the organisation. During the programme you will gain practical experience as an intern at a progressive company. At the company you will be engaged in a business development project together with your mentor and the current staff.
Teaching and learning
Our pedagogy is based on the belief that you need practice to learn. However, you also need to reflect on your practice, and learn from available theories in the field. This is why you will find this programme to embrace action – without compromising the valuable learning that comes from theory.
To support your entrepreneurial and innovative actions we provide guest lecturers that are experts in various areas related to entrepreneurship and innovation. Your fellow students come from different academic and cultural backgrounds. This increases the opportunity to form competent teams, create innovative ideas, and to reach an international market. Within the programme you will expand your international network for both social and business purposes.