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BI Norwegian Business School

Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship

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About the course

This course provides you with the tools and skills to grow your business internationally, develop an entrepreneurial mindset and draw on expertise both inside and outside of your organisation.


We help you critically assess your organisation and environment before making important business decisions. Which international strategy is most suitable for you? How to become entrepreneurial in a global context? How to develop innovative organisations? And, how can you finance entrepreneurial activities?

In today’s economy, most businesses face global challenges either through direct global activities or through international suppliers, customers or partners. 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.

In this course we mix digital content with four three-day in-class modules, as well as a study trip to China. The focus of our study trip is rapid innovation and entrepreneurial activities in China. The in-class sessions are highly interactive with discussions, a focus on practical applications, and a dialogue with corporations and international new ventures.


  • 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

Programme structure

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. The fourth module takes place in China. The remaining modules are taught at BI's facilities.

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.

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Rolv Petter Storvik Amdam

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...


Birgitte Grøgaard

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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