Master's programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
The Master’s programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management is designed to give students a focused, relevant and utilizable body of knowledge in entrepreneurship and innovation management, suitable for people with an interest in starting and managing innovative projects either within existing structures or by realizing new economic endeavours.
As parts of this, the programme will give the participants:
- An understanding of the nature of innovation and entrepreneurship and the potential inherent in this, including but not limited to theories of how these function, how they can be managed, and how to find novel ways to realize projects in the economy.
- The necessary skills to start and manage projects of an innovative nature, including skills in Business Model Innovation and executing new projects and start-ups. This also includes critical skills for the effective leader in a contemporary economy, such as creativity, communication and presentation.
- A set of critical skills needed to properly analyze and assess innovative projects, as well as the theoretical basis upon which the participants can build their further development as innovation leaders.
The teaching logic of the programme strives to make this project something that the participants can engage in throughout the project, so that the more theoretical aspects of the programme continuously supports a self-defined innovation project. This combination of practical skills and theoretical enhancement informs the programme as a whole. Through this, the programme strives to create a meaningful whole that can help the participants to realize their innovation and career potential.
The Master’s programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management represent the most important engines of value and new wealth creation in the contemporary economy. The programme is devised in a way that can be utilized both to kick-start a new venture of one’s own, or as a way to position oneself for a fast-track career in innovative companies. As most corporations today realize that they need to be more innovative and entrepreneurial, the programme is positioned to prepare participants to help meet this challenge.
The final degree project is meant to both tie the program together in its entirety and give the participants a chance to develop a personal project within the auspices of an academic exam. Participants can choose either to do an entrepreneurial project or collaborate with a company.