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Who should attend
This programme is suited for business professionals or future entrepreneurs who are focused on developing global entrepreneurial organisations, as well as those interested in developing entrepreneurial organisational cultures in established corporations.
About the course
In a world full of global uncertainty, we provide you with the tools and skills to navigate the increasingly complex global business context. We focus on how to engage in international business operations, think entrepreneurially, and leverage expertise within and outside your organization.
WHY GLOBAL STRATEGY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP?
The global business community is experiencing turbulence and high levels of uncertainty. The importance of global and entrepreneurial thinking has never been more important to navigate the complex business landscape. In this course, we help you critically assess your organisation and environment before making important business decisions. Which international strategy is most suitable for you? Will internationalization lead to greater risk and uncertainty? How to become entrepreneurial in a global context? How to develop innovative organisations? And, how can you finance entrepreneurial activities?
This course provides a rich overview of the strategic challenges facing global entrepreneurial organisations, including the tools available to assess the situation and make sound business decisions both in stable markets and contexts of high uncertainty.
In this course we mix digital content with five three-day in-class modules in Oslo. We invite guest speakers with extensive global business experience. The in-class sessions are highly interactive with discussions, a focus on practical applications, and a dialogue with corporations and international new ventures. Our last module in Oslo includes joint sessions with MBA students from Fudan University in Shanghai. Participants in this course will also be given the option to attend a four-day module in Shanghai.
TOPICS COVERED IN THIS COURSE INCLUDE:
- Business decisions in an international context
- Entrepreneurship in a global context
- Organizing international activities
- Building global competitiveness
- Knowledge-transfer across borders
- Creating value from corporate innovation
- How to use open innovation
This master programme is 30 credits. The programme is taught over the course of one year and consists of five modules. The modules are three days each.
A syllabus is available in the student portal for applicants who have been admitted to the programme. Username and password for the student portal will be sent to you before the start date.
I am Professor of Business History from 1997. From 2006 to 2010 I was Associate Dean for BI's Executive Master of Management programmes, and from 2011 to 2014 I was the Dean for BI's executive programmes. I received my Dr.Philos degree from the University of Oslo based on a study of the develop...
EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, Boulder Colorado, USA Master of Business Administration 1992, Emphasis in Finance VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, Nashville Tennessee, USA Bachelor of Arts 1990, Political Science PROFESSIONAL COURSES New Managers in Statoil, Statoil International Management Traini...
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