Excerpt from course description

International Entrepreneurship


International Entrepreneurship as a topic is the combination of entrepreneurship and international business strategy, focussing innovative companies that aim at taking positions in international industries and markets. Each class will concentrate on a selected area  of innovation and economic growth, such as "new energy", "digital healthcare" or "recycling industries". The teaching is based on teamwork and investigations into real business cases to analyze business models, industrial and market dynamics and scaling strategies.

The course is an elective and is offered as an intensive course in the third semester.  

Course content

The course content includes:

  • International Entrepreneurship: Definition and understanding of area of practice and research
  • International innovation policies relevant to selected area of innovation and industrial development
  • Business models and industrial stractures in selected industries
  • International scaling strategies, marketing, organizing, risk management and financing
  • Innovation in business networks and alliances


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