Development and Research

The course is divided into a theoretical part common for all students followed by a second experimental part where students choose a project following their interest and in relation to the exam projects listed at DTU Biosys(Department of Systems Biology). The topics from the first part of the course are integrated in the second part where discussions, oral presentations and student group evaluation will be a part of the course portfolio.

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Developing growing Businesses from Patents

The focus will be on understanding business concepts like patents, business models, entrepreneurial strategies, entrepreneurial marketing and entrepreneurial financing and use them to develop an actual patent into a business proposal. The emphasis is on the practice of entrepreneurship. The objective is that students will understand the most important steps in the start-up process. The main project of the course is to develop a business proposal and a pitch for relevant business people. The work is carried out in multidisciplinary groups.

Level: Graduate
Institution: Copenhagen Business School

This course is designed for those who are interested in merging technology and entrepreneurship. The purpose is to explore the start-up and licensing process of companies.

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Culture, Networks and Communities

Strategic Market Management constitute the foundation of the program. This means that the issues, terms and concepts that are introduced during the course will be further explored and elaborated during courses that run concurrently or subsequently during the first and the second semester. Course content

In the first part of the course, we discuss the future of marketing?s role in market creation processes considering the ever increasing occurrence and dynamics of business relationships and networks in industrial and consumer markets. This discussion is guided by the following type of questions: what constitutes a market, a business relationship, and a network? Why do business networks emerge in a market, and how can companies make use of them in market creation processes? Thereafter, in the second part of the course, the focus is on the private consumer and his/her increasing inclination ?to be on-line?. We discuss, by reference to exemplars/cases from ?the one-line world?, the following type of questions: Why do consumers create virtual communities? How can we understand and make use of ?on-line networks and communities? in market creation processes? At last, in the third part of the course, the emphasis is on ?organizational culture?. During this part of the course, we explore and discuss ?why? it is important to understand the core characteristics of a company?s culture, and ?how? we can understand, develop and change it. Thus, the course deals with the following themes:

  • Business relationships, networks and communities
  • Consumer communities and relationships with suppliers
  • The organisational cultural context of marketing

Corporate Entrepreneurship and Growth

The course consists of two parts. Part I focus on models and concepts in corporate entrepreneurship, including:

– The corporate entrepreneurship process

– Growth models of the firm

– Creativity and the corporate entrepreneur

– Identifying and evaluating business opportunities

– Building an opportunity portfolio

– Individual and organizational barriers for corporate entrepreneurship

– Leading and planning corporate entrepreneurship projects

– Organizing and controlling the venture

– Corporate entrepreneurship strategies

Part II consists of a case project in which the student has to solve problems related to corporate entrepreneurship. The cases are selected in order to cover central themes in Part I of the course.

The objectives are to provide the student with theoretical knowledge as well as techniques regarding corporate entrepreneurship in established companies. Furthermore, the objective is to apply theoretical concepts and models to cases in which the student should develop his/her ability to identify, analyse and find solutions to corporate entrepreneurship problems.

This course will focus on entrepreneurial activities within established companies, what we can call “corporate entrepreneurship”. The objectives are to provide the student with theoretical knowledge as well as techniques regarding corporate entrepreneurship in established companies.

Chinese Entrepreneurship and Societal Embedment in Southeast Asia

The course aims at introducing students to a variety of ways in which entrepreneurs utilise economic, political, ethnic and cultural resources to create and maintain different advantages in terms of societal positioning that is both local, regional and global oriented. It is furthermore discussed how, when and if Southeast Asian entrepreneurs of Chinese descent use the ‘China card’ when dealing with questions of business strategies and social integration in their respective Southeast Asian home countries.

Level: Graduate
Institution: Copenhagen Business School

The course aims at introducing students to a variety of ways in which entrepreneurs utilise economic, political, ethnic and cultural resources to create and maintain different advantages in terms of societal positioning that is both local, regional and global oriented.

Certificate in Entrepreneurial Leadership

Certificate in Entrepreneurial Leadership, is a 5-month executive program for corporate managers and specialists engaged in or to be engaged in business building. The program requires a participation of minimum 2 and maximum 4 people from each company, that are to work on a company team. 

The program integrates the creation of new business, innovation, and growth leadership, rooted in business opportunities brought into the program by the participants. The program blends teaching, coaching and execution in a unique format producing business opportunities ready for corporate funding and people ready to develop and build them. The majority of the sessions will be undertaken by leading international experts in corporate entrepreneurship.

CBS Full-time MBA

CBS Full-time MBA


The full-time MBA Program approach entrepreneurship from different perspectives, helping you to understand how to make it into a skill, developing your ability to explore, frame and turn ideas into actions.

The one-year full-time MBA at CBS provides a strong business perspective combining active real-life cases with a critical approach to theories, concepts and methods applied to managerial decision-making.

Three main courses focusing on entrepreneurship: The Entrepreneurial Mindset – how to help CEOs think like entrepreneurs, the A-Board – an advisory board program where students sit on boards of start-up- and growth companies, and Business development – which focuses on preparing and starting a business.


Business Strategies for Sustainable Innovation

The urgent need for new technologies, products and processes that are environmentally sustainable (“greentech”) will fundamentally alter competitive positions in existing industries and at the same time create new commercial opportunities and entirely new markets and industries.

When considering appropriate strategies for innovation and the theoretical frameworks one might apply to develop them, the question naturally arises: What is special about greentech innovations? How do they differ from other types of innovations? What theoretical frameworks can point to appropriate innovation strategies? This course is about developing corporate and business innovation strategies, i.e., the successful development and commercialization, of greentech technologies at the strategic level. 

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Exam: Oral miniproject exam 

Level: Graduate
Institution: Copenhagen Business School 
Institute: INO 
Language of instruction: English 

Biotechnology, from Idea to Product

Level: Graduate
Institution: University

The course aims at teaching the students how an idea within the field of biotech is developed into a product which can be marketed.

Exam: Final examination.Written examination and oral examination. All aids allowed.Description of Examination: The project report (group report) is evaluated and the students are examined individually in the report during an oral examination. Articles and patents selected from the journal clubs are included in the oral examination. The student draws one of the articles during the oral examination.
Weight: Report and oral examination are weighted equally. The final grade also includes an overall assessment.

The students will learn how an idea within the field of biotech develops from idea to product. The course covers areas such as: processes for optimum project selection, definition of product, technical development, patent applications, market analysis, production and financing.

Entrepreneurial management and development university