ME2072 Entrepreneurship for Engineers 6.0 credits

Entreprenörskap för ingenjörer

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Entrereneurship for Engineers is an integrative course on the basics of entrepreneurship and innovation management. The course focuses on the indepth understanding of aspects as idea generation, technology-based entrepreneurship, marketing and markets, organization and project management, new product and process development, entrepreneurial finance and human resource development. There is a focus on the ICT industries.

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Industrial Management
  • Grading scale

    A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Course offerings

Autumn 19 for programme students

Autumn 19 for Study Abroad Programme (SAP)

  • Periods

    Autumn 19 P1 (3.0 credits), P2 (3.0 credits)

  • Application code

    10105

  • Start date

    26/08/2019

  • End date

    14/01/2020

  • Language of instruction

    English

  • Campus

    KTH Kista

  • Tutoring time

    Daytime

  • Form of study

    Normal

  • Number of places *

    15 - 100

    *) The Course date may be cancelled if number of admitted are less than minimum of places. If there are more applicants than number of places selection will be made.

  • Course responsible

    Henrik Blomgren <henrik.blomgren@indek.kth.se>

  • Teacher

    Henrik Blomgren <henrik.blomgren@indek.kth.se>

  • Target group

    Only open for master program ICT Innovation (TIVNM).

  • Application

    Apply for this course at antagning.se through this application link.
    Please note that you need to log in at antagning.se to finalize your application.

Autumn 18 for programme students

Intended learning outcomes

  • In depth understanding of the general process and roles involved in developing an idea and starting up a new technology-based company
  • The ability to systematically explore customers and markets
  • In depth understanding and the ability to systematically explore business organization and projects
  • In depth understanding and the ability to systematically explore basic product and process development
  • In depth understanding and the ability to systematically explore basic entrepreneurial finance
  • In depth understanding and the ability to systematically explore the important elements in managing companies and developing its human resources.

Course main content

The subject Entrepreneurship for ICT engineers is an integrative course on the basics of entrepreneurship and innovation management. The course focuses on the in-depth understanding of aspects as idea generation, technology-based entrepreneurship, marketing and markets, organization and project management, new product and process development, entrepreneurial finance and human resource development. The students are expectd to achieve capabilities to systematically explore the mentioned aspects in group assignments.

Disposition

The basic coucrse is based on introductory lectures into the above topics. In addition, the students get presentations from entrepreneurs and visit entrepreneurial venues; companies, incubators, customer etc. Much of the group work given by faculty/entrepreneurs is supported by coaches. Every study week is divided into 1 h introductory lecture, 1 h presentation from practitioners, and 1 h work on coached group assignments. In addition there are a number of site visits.

Eligibility

Internationally recognized bachelor's degree Bachelor's Degree in Electrical(Electronic Engineering, Compter Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology, including at least 60 ECTS (credits) courses in computer science, basic digital and analogue eletronics, basic control theory, computer architecture and Programming, and at least 30 ECTS in mathematics, including analysis (calculus), linear algebra and mathematical statistics.

Literature

John Mullins: The New Business Road Test: What entrepreneurs and Executives Should Do Before Writning a Business Plan;

Terrence Brown: Yhe Entrepreneurs's Blackbook - Distilled Wisdom for Etrepreneurs (to be published in 2013).

Examination

  • INLA - Assignment, 6.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

50 % Group Assignment + 50 % Examination

Offered by

ITM/Industrial Economics and Management

Contact

Terrence Brown, 08-790 61 99

Examiner

Terrence Brown <terrence@kth.se>

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2019.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2019.