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Strategic Business Development D

  • Number of credits 30 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

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



Application and eligibility

Strategic Business Development D, 30 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018


Lectures end during the week of 14 January 2019

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

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.


Academic credits 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.

Application code



Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to 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.

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Study Advisor