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Module 3: Boosting Innovation 15 Credits

Course Contents

This course represents the third module of the Engineering Management Master programme. It is designed to facilitate an entrepreneurial mindset and provides sufficient knowledge and understanding of innovation, entrepreneurship, strategy, and project management for participants to engage in and lead innovation projects, in engineering contexts. For this purpose, the course comprises the following three parts:

Strategy - analyses and formulation – including to analyze a firm's competitive environments and how to sustain competitive advantage, defining appropriate goals and designing strategy.

Entrepreneurship and innovation – introducing students to the theory and processes of entrepreneurship and innovation and allowing students to participate in an extensive innovation project in collaboration with business.

Project Management – developing abilities to manage and lead projects in engineering-focused businesses. Insight related to project methodology, life cycle/framework, financial management, risk management, communication, and follow-up.

Connection to research and practice
In this course, students are required to integrate their specific engineering knowledge with the research-based content discussed above when addressing business-relevant challenges. The course content on innovation, entrepreneurship, and strategy is all based on up-to-date research and in line with research being conducted at JIBS. Students are required to read and use academic articles. Students engage in an extensive course project based on real company challenges to develop new innovative solutions.


Bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 credits in engineering (or the equivalent). At least 10 credits at advanced level in General Management, representing courses on the Engineering Management programme at JIBS (or equivalent).

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JM3S24
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Study type
Spring 2025: Jan 13 - Mar 23
Rate of Study
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
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