Master of Science

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Get an entrepreneurial mindset and shape your own future. This master's programme gives you the knowledge and skills you need to start your own company, or to work with innovation in existing businesses.

What will you learn?

This programme is designed to provide you with entrepreneurial skills and an entrepreneurial mindset. This type of competence can enable you to start and develop your own business, help smaller companies grow and scale-up faster, and contribute to restructuring and innovation in existing businesses.

You will learn how to discover new opportunities, evaluate them in close dialogue with the environment, market, and customers, and implement new solutions or business areas. An important part of the programme is to learn about handling uncertainty and risk, and developing the skills necessary to quickly identify opportunities, test solutions, and adapt them to customer needs. Implementation and cooperation skills will also be key learning outcomes.

Popular courses covered in this programme

Research Methodology for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Learn how to design and conduct good, theoretically informed, empirical research in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation. It addresses issues relevant to both qualitative and quantitative research.

Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset

Learn the important skills, tools and insight that distinguish entrepreneurs from other business managers, and the ability to recognise entrepreneurship as a process rather than an end point.

Ethics and Sustainability in Organisations

Get the knowledge and skills necessary to take an active, professional part in the economic and environmental challenges of today, including climate change, poverty and employment issues.

New Venture Bootcamp

Learn how to translate your technical or commercial insight into successful businesses. You will focus on real-life challenges and problems for entrepreneurs in three important phases: starting-up, scaling-up, and corporate innovation.

CAREER POSSIBILITIES

With a master's degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, you will have the knowledge and skills to be able to start and develop your own business, and follow your own passion. But you will also become a relevant and attractive candidate for working with restructuring and innovation in existing businesses across a range of industries.

THE ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET

The story of Brim Explorer is a good example of what a single person can achieve with the right mindset. To create change and innovation you need to think like an entrepreneur and have the knowledge and skills to give your idea the best chance to succeed. 

A MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is the cornerstone of a successful career in an ever-changing world. In this programme you will learn to master actual situations through experiential learning— creating new ventures and building the skills needed for helping businesses solve their problems, scaling ventures to achieve growth, and learning about entrepreneurship and innovation in corporate settings. This programme will give you an entrepreneurial mindset and a valuable foundation for innovation and future businesses.

The entrepreneurial mindset

CUSTOMISE YOUR DEGREE

As a master student at BI, you have several exciting opportunities that will contribute to a varied and interesting student life, at the same time as you build relevant competence and gain an advantage in the job market by tailoring your degree.

Programme Structure

The academic year at BI is divided into two semester, one in the autumn and one in spring. There are exams at the end of each semester. This programme structure provides an overview of which courses you will be taking and when you will be taking them.