Berlin, Germany

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

when 16 January 2023 - 27 January 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 950

Participants will get introduced to current major themes in innovation and entrepreneurship, including human-centred design and innovation eco-systems - specifically the dynamic startup eco-system in Berlin. This practical course will guide participants to create new valued products, services or experiences, from idea generation trough to business concept development and testing.

This course is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students as well as professionals from any discipline who wish to develop an entrepreneurial and user-centered mindset in multidisciplinary teams.

Course leader

Klaus G. Kammermeier

Target group

Anyone interested in innovation and/or entrepreneurship and Berlin’s startup and innovation eco-system or considering a related career or develop her/his own startup.

Course aim

By the end of the course, students will have:
- A good understanding of the human-centred design and innovation process to develop new products, services or experiences.
- The ability to systematically explore, create and modify business-driven ideas.
- The ability to validate assumptions and test prototypes.
- An understanding of the innovation and business creation eco-system.
- The ability to transform new ideas into valuable solutions considering their impact.
- Leadership,team building, and managerial creativity competencies to work in and lead interdisciplinary teams.
- The ability to present a concept in a pitch format

Credits info

3 EC

Fee info

EUR 950: 950 EUR for students
EUR 1140: 1140 EUR for working professionals