Innovation is a key factor for the success of many companies. However, innovation and commercialisation is a demanding process where a crucial factor is the ability to evaluate, analyse, implement and commercialise a good or a service. This master\'s programme educates candidates who can contribute to the commercialization of their own or other people\'s ideas for a new product or service.Graduates from this master\'s programme can choose between many interesting fields of work, both in the public sector and in industry and commerce. Candidates with this background can work in venture companies, investment companies, in research departments of larger companies and in public institutions working with research and innovation.Admission requirements
Internationalisation, studies abroad and exhange agreements
Students on this programme receive a unique opportunity to get international experience, an international network and language skills when they attend Gründerskolen. A stay in Gründerskolen is a compulsory part of this master\'s programme. Innovation and Entrepreneurship must be seen in an international context, and this study programme has an international profile which is reflected in course contents, student projects etc.A stay at Gründerskolen is a compulsory part of this programme, which makes up nearly one semester.
This master\'s programme is composed of a variety of courses that are specifically designed to fit this programme. These courses are only offered to the students in the programme and have limited access. Guest students are asked to choose their courses from the remaining courses offered by UMB School of Economics and Business. The UMB School of Economics and Business course portfolio contains courses within most of fields of study included in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship master\'s programme.Related studies
This programme qualifies candidates to develop ideas and start their own viable businesses. Graduates from this programme should be a driving force for entrepreneurship and innovation in private companies and the public sector. This study programme has a special emphasis on research related innovation and commercialisation. Programme graduates will have knowledge in economic and administrative subjects related to entrepreneurship. They will have theoretical knowledge about the process of commercializing a product or a service, and they will have experience from such processes. The students will in addition obtain a valuable network through their studies.
The programme begins with an introduction to innovation and management accounting. Later the focus turns to the development of business plans, and students work on actual projects or ideas from researchers, private or public businesses. A stay in Gründerskolen is a compulsory part of the programme.