Raising I&E Awareness course for EIT ICT Labs Doctoral Students

On June 13-14 there will be a 2 day course in Raising I&E Awareness preceeding the 4 day course in Opportunity Recognition.

The intended learning outcomes of the course include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The ability to differentiate different perspectives on academic entrepreneurship.
  • The ability to see the possibilities connected to high-technology entrepreneurship (certain thematic areas).
  • Raise awareness of the exploitation potential of their research.
  • The ability to define entrepreneurship in ICT context.
  • The ability to apply the basic business concepts.
  • The ability to define the business environment (local vs. global industry).
  • The ability to differentiate the importance and different roles that new ventures and business activities play in the national economy.
  • The ability to recognize recent business trends in ICT and business markets in general and in their discipline in detail.
  • To improve entrepreneurial spirit and entrepreneurial mind-set.

Download detailed program: RA_OR_June_2013_Stockholm_flyer

Thursday June 13
08:30-09:00 Registration and coffee
09:00-10:00 Welcome, Introduction and Admin, Your Pre-Assignments
10:00-11:00 Basic Theory in Entrepreneurship (from Schumpeter to Christenssen, incl Historical Business-case)
11:00-12:00 Basic Theory in Entrepreneurship and Business Concepts (Lean Startup vs Technology-push)
12:00-14:00 Lunch (Incl Task-Assignments)
14:00-15:30 Visit Ericsson Introduction Company
16:00-17:00 From Macro to Micro, Technology Trends, Identification of Business Barriers

17:00- Dinner at Kista Food Court (incl further Task-Assignments)

Friday June 14
09:00-10:00 Presentations Task-Assignments
10:00-12:00 Cont. Theory in Entrepreneurship (Incl Case)
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-15:00 Further Theory in Entrepreneurship (Scenario-planning, Incl Case)
15:00-16:00 Entrepreneur-Presentation (Guestspeaker, TBD)
16:00-17:00 Home-assignments for upcoming week

Eligibility
Admitted to an EIT ICT Labs Doctoral School in ICT Innovation or doctoral candidate at KTH within or strongly related to the area of ICT.

Registration
By email to Doctoral School Office, deadlline June 10

Expenses
Visiting student’s expenses (travel, accommodation, etc.) should be covered by the student’s home university.

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Contact: Martin Vendel, KTH

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