Innovation & Entrepreneurship Minor

Get a Taste for Innovation and Business Development

They say there’s no better way to learn than by doing. With our Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) Minor, you’ll have ample opportunity to put your new digital skills into practice.

Create

  • Recognise problems and societal challenges
  • Innovate using a human-centred perspective
  • Leverage the latest technologies

Develop

  • Model, plan, and develop an early-stage new business
  • Respond to fast changing scenarios using agile development and lean start-up
  • Learn to communicate and lead like a founder

Pitch, Share, Inspire

  • Empower yourself and your team using mixed skill-set environments
  • Learn to speak the language of business experts

An Integrated Curriculum

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship component of the Masters is integrated throughout your two year programme.  

Year One

I&E Basics (5-8 ECTS)

Introductory lectures on technology-based entrepreneurship, marketing and markets, organisation and project management, new product and process development, entrepreneurial finance, and human resource development.

Business Development Lab (7-10 ECTS)

The Business Development Lab is mainly concentrated on project work throughout the main phases of business modelling and development. It builds on the Basic course and enables you to conduct a fully‐fledged business development project. Entrepreneurs and experts are invited to share valuable experience and knowledge.

Elective I&E Course (5 ECTS)

Covers such advanced topics as business development, business finance, marketing, innovation management, intellectual property, and market research.

Summer School (4 ECTS)

A unique opportunity to get hands-on, real-world experience, this two-week programme takes a deep dive into using digital innovation and entrepreneurship to solve societal challenges and access business opportunities. Collaborate with faculty, staff, and like-minded students from around the world as you immerse yourself into actual business cases. You’ll even have the opportunity to develop, evaluate, and pitch a business idea! 

Year Two

I&E Study Course (6 ECTS)

Supervised business analysis work that focuses on applying prior I&E knowledge and competences in a real business context. This is a chance to tackle an actual business challenge using a robust, explorative business analysis methodology.

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