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Innovation Management

Innovation Management (Offered at AAU in Beijing)

Innovation Management is a two-year full time international MSc specialization program for degree students. The programme leads to a master’s degree. The programme is a double-degree programme. The Danish degree is awarded by Aalborg University and is named Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration (Innovation Management) and in Danish Cand.merc. i Innovation Management. The Chinese degree is awarded by the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS). The programme enrolls both Danish and international students.

This two-year full time double-degree programme in Innovation Management is run by Aalborg University and the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences and coordinated by the Sino-Danish Center in Beijing. The programme is taught in English and is designed following the principles of transnational, transdisciplinary, and team-based culture; the principles that define today’s dynamic and fast changing world. The programme is organised around problem-based learning, involving project work and in collaboration with industrial partners in China, Denmark and internationally. Among collaborating academic partners are other Danish universities belonging to the Sino-Danish Center consortium. In China, the programme closely collaborates with Tsinghua University and Zhejiang University.

The graduate acquires advanced knowledge within innovation/innovation management theories and methods, which can be applied in both research and practice for identifying, analyzing and solving relevant theoretical and practical problems.

The programme equips the graduate with analytical skills necessary for analyzing innovation management issues within various types of companies, public organizations and within research. Upon completion of the education, the graduate is able to actively participate in and contribute to projects that cross national, organizational and disciplinary boundaries within the field of innovation management and related fields. Furthermore, the graduate is capable of continuously taking responsibility for own professional development and can disseminate her/his knowledge across various disciplines and various audiences.

Moreover, the programme provides the student a distinct possibility for shaping and adjusting an individual competence profile through semester projects, internship and thesis work.

Tuition may apply – see more under Application and Requirements

Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

The study method at AAU is called Problem Based Learning (PBL). Together with your fellow students you will work with real life problems by way of problem based project work.

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