The participants will develop basic and practical competences and skills within the commercial exploitation of advanced technical knowledge, technology and research results – primarily through business start-up and business development.
The course will provide a first hand learning experience regarding the strategic and managerial problems and opportunities encountered by SME’s but will also provide participants with a greater practical understanding of the processes and management challenges associated with the management of innovation and strategic change in SME´s.
The aim of the course is to define and successfully complete projects with an optimal mix of theory and practical application that holds to academic scrutiny while meeting the practical business needs of the company.
The aim of the course is to provide a first hand learning experience regarding the strategic and managerial problems and opportunities encountered by small start-up companies.
Institution: Copenhagen Business School
This course focuses on the skills and knowledge which are useful for developing a new global business. Using the perspective of a startup entrepreneur we will examine the key success factors in creating a new business which has an international market focus.
It is the main objective of this course to provide the participants with a general knowledge of Intellectual Property Law as seen from three perspectives: A global, a regional and a national (Danish) one. During the course, cross-references from one perspective to the other will be made in order to illustrate the consistence of the whole of the Intellectual Property Law system.
Institution: Copenhagen Business School
Creating Sustainable Innovation
You learn how to find, evaluate and develop innovative ideas for the benefit of individuals, companies and the society (resulting in sustainable innovations). The course has two main parts. In part one you get to learn the theory, models and tools to work with, taken from innovation management and entrepreneurship literature. In part two you take part in an “instant innovation camp” where you will learn t reflect and learn from teories and models. In this camp you will experience the generation of ideas “live”. We will work on real projects and come up with ideas and solutions right at the end of the camp.
While innovation is increasingly depending on the incorporation of knowledge from a diversity of sources, questions are raised as to what kinds of sources, and how they are incorporated in processes of innovation. As innovative challenges and conditions are changing with increasing pace these questions can not just be solved through a singular choice of organisation or established guidelines for selecting innovative ideas. Issues of how to stage the scene and circumstances and how to facilitate processes and the involvement of diverse actors in innovation has increasingly come into focus. Successful innovation is seen as the outcome of interactions within a broader network spanning across diverse organisational and societal boundaries and institutions.
The course has a managerial perspective and integrates an overview of general strategic management and entrepreneurship theories. Participants will acquire skills for analysing internal and external environment and capabilities influencing SME start-up and change processes. Based on such analysis participants will obtain the capacity to plan and facilitate group-based strategic deliberation aiming at identifying business-level strategic choices. Finally, participants will be capable of identifying central aspects of strategy implementation, including organising the enterprise, leadership and management of people, information, finance and technology.
The course focuses on the overarching structures for innovative activity in the society. The societal and economic contexts where innovative and entrepreneurial activities take place are discussed, since they to some extent determine in what direction an innovative project develops. Therefore, it is important to understand, and to be able to analyse these contexts.