The program targets graduates in science, technology, engineering, math and business and provides students with the knowledge and ability to conceptualize and commercialize new ideas and innovations. This includes the ability to develop business plans, seek venture capital, and develop supply chains, marketing plans and demand forecasting. The program further develops strategic thinking skills, leadership, negotiation and problem-solving skills. Great emphasis is placed on the interaction of the theoretical and practical aspects of the program.
> Blog articles: discover more about how entrepreneurship is taught in the program and what you will focus on during your studies in the Global Entrepreneurship Program.
What you will learn
The Global Entrepreneurship Program is about:
- Building your own project with the support of top level professionals and professors
- Learning a systematic approach to global entrepreneurship applicable if you want to be creative within an existing firm or if your desire is to start a business right after or during the program.
- Understanding the identification and exploitation process of business opportunities
- Exploring firm growth and development in global markets
- Investigating family business and trans-generational issues
- Examining the critical factors of innovation and knowledge creation as they influence the organizational and management behavior in companies
“Within class, lecturers and professors used real-life entrepreneurial case studies and personal experiences which students could relate to.” - Darren O. Global Entrepreneurship Program graduate now working for Chinaccelerator, the first mentorship-driven seed-funding program in China for entrepreneurs
Who you will learn from
World class leaders in entrepreneurship bring their expertise to the classroom, allowing students of the program to get top quality classes. Among a long list of high-end professionals, the students will benefit from the know-how of:
- Ling Chen, PhD, Professor of Business Administration and part of the Academy of Global Zhejiang Entrepreneurs and the Institute of Family Business
- Mark Greeven, PhD, Director of the Global Entrepreneurship Program on behalf of Zhejiang University and Associate Professor of Management Science and Engineering
- Bernard Calisti, Associate Professor Markets and Innovation at emlyon business school
- Dima Younes, Associate Professor of Organization Theory at emlyon business school
- The Lubin faculty (106 full-time, 56 part-time) comprises accomplished practitioners and noted scholars whose research is quoted in such major media as BusinessWeek, CNN, Fortune, The New York Times, WABC, The Wall Street Journal, WCBS, and The Washington Post