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 utilisable body of knowledge in this diverse and modern field. The programme is ideally suited for people with an interest in starting and managing innovative projects or new economic endeavours.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at KTH
The teaching strives to engage students by combining the more theoretical aspects of the field with a self-defined innovation project. This combination of practical skills and theoretical enhancement informs the programme as a whole, and strives to create a meaningful, well-rounded education that can help the participants realise their career potential. The final degree project ties the programme together in its entirety, and give students a chance to develop a project within the framework of an academic examination either an academic project or in collaboration with a company.
The programme offers:
- An understanding of the nature of innovation and entrepreneurship and the potential inherent in these, including theories of how they function, how they can be managed and how to find novel ways to realise 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 analyse and assess innovative projects, as well as the theoretical basis upon which the participants can build their further development as innovation leaders.
The master’s programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management represents one of the most important engines of value and new-wealth creation in the contemporary economy. The programme is devised to be utilised both to kick-start a new personal venture, and as a way of positioning the student for a fast-track career in innovative companies. As most corporations today realise that they need to be more innovative and entrepreneurial, the programme prepares students to meet this challenge.
Types of companies where alumni work: Ericsson, H&M, LinkedIn, Microsoft, PayPal, PWC, Salesforce, SEB, Telia, as well as startups like Detectify, Furhat Robotics, FunRock, Connected Senses, MAD Foundation, etc.