Strategic Entrepreneurship is a program that helps you improve your entrepreneurial effectiveness, both in creating and launching new startups and in identifying and developing opportunities within existing organizations.
Entrepreneurship plays an important part in our society and this program will provide you with specialized master level competencies in business administration with a focus on venture creation and venture management as well as business renewal.
The education is designed using state-of-the-art research and offers practical experiences. Courses include guest lectures by Swedish business world representatives, projects with Swedish organizations, and opportunities to develop your own venture ideas.
All courses are given in English. The program is open to students from around the world, and courses have a diverse international participation of students. This international atmosphere contributes to a broad perspective of the issues discussed in class.
Students have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at one of our many partner universities. The alternative to international exchange is to study elective courses at JIBS. Both alternatives allow you to create your own individualized profile. Part of the elective semester can be devoted to an internship. The advanced internship in entrepreneurship includes the possibility of working with your own business.
Part of the elective semester can be devoted to an internship.
After your degree
You will gain specialized master level competencies in business administration with a focus on venture creation and venture management as well as business renewal. There is a wide range of career opportunities awaiting you after graduation, including Business owner-manager/entrepreneur, business developer, project leader, change manager, business developer. The program also prepares students for doctoral research education.
NB Preliminary list of courses
Year 1 Autumn
- Entrepreneurial Growth 7.5 credits
- Entrepreneuring; Person and Process 7.5 credits
- Advanced Research Methods in Entrepreneurship 7.5 credits
- Creating a New Venture 7.5 credits
Year 1 Spring
- Applied International Marketing 7.5 credits
- Corporate Entrepreneurship and Strategic Renewal 7.5 credits
- Entrepreneurial Finance 7.5 credits
- Family Business Development 7.5 credits
Year 2 Autumn
- Studying abroad/Elective courses 30 hp
Year 2 Spring
- Master Thesis in Business Administration 30 hp
- Credits: 120,0
- Level: Master's
- Rate of study: Full-time
- Place of study: Campus-based
- Language: English
- Start date: Autumn 2018
The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 ECTS credits in business administration, economics, industrial engineering, and management, or equivalent. At least 60 ECTS credits must be in business administration. Proof of English proficiency is required.