The course is directed to students aiming to become entrepreneurs as well as managers or project leaders focused on (international) business development. A core pedagogical idea in the course, is action based learning (or learning by experience). The aim is to prepare students with skills involved in launching and leading businesses but also to use those skills to develop and run businesses or business units with a direction toward innovation, international expansion and growth. The course is given and examined in English. The core course consists of four modules, which will be further described below:
Module 1. Perspectives on Strategy, 7.5 credits Module 2. Entrepreneurship and Business Growth 7.5 credits Module 3. Managing Networks and Internationalisation 7,5 credits Module 4. Strategizing in Business Development 7,5 credits
90 credits with a minimum of 75 credits in Business Administration. At Basic level (A-level) and Intermediate level (B-level) a minimum of 60 credits in Management, Marketing, Accounting and Finance. At the C-level (Bachelor), a minimum 15 credits.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B or the equivalent.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
The online application opens 15 March 2018 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
16 April 2018.
Application and Tuition fees
As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.