Berlin, Germany

Engineering Entrepreneurship

when 7 July 2023 - 11 August 2023
language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 1950

Engineering Entrepreneurship introduces engineering students to the concepts and practices of technological entrepreneurial thinking and entrepreneurship. Using lectures, case studies, business plans, and student presentations, the course teaches life skills in entrepreneurial thought and action that students can utilize in starting technology companies or executing R&D projects in large companies.

Course leader

Erik Sander, founder and the Michael Durham Executive Director of the University of Florida Engineering Innovation Institute.

Target group

Students and professionals in business & marketing, product & service development, design and engineering.

Course aim

Learning goals

Students will gain and demonstrate an understanding of the entrepreneurial thought process as applied to organizations ranging from startup to large, multinational companies through exercises that test the students’ proficiency in the key skills sets associated with starting and building technology-based entrepreneurial ventures.

Students will learn and demonstrate their understanding of the key attributes of technology entrepreneurs and the organizations they start and lead through team projects that mimic real world entrepreneurship.

Students will learn to function and thrive in multidisciplinary team environments while creating measurable value in meeting the needs of myriad stakeholders through team-based projects to create and promote a technology entrepreneurial venture.

Credits info

5 EC

Fee info

EUR 1950: Student: 1950 Euro
Working professional/Non-student: 2340 Euro