Innovation and business development
Employers are increasingly focusing on innovation and business development and are in need of experts and managers, who are qualified in these areas. Innovation is today seen as a very important driver for future competitiveness and sustainability of companies, institutions and organisations of various sizes.
The IM-curriculum reflects this need for innovation managers and experts, who can build an organisation to be creative, innovative and who have a global mindset. It entails detailed understanding of global market mechanisms, technological development, strategic insight, organisational skills, entrepreneurial drive and creativity. By incorporating these disciplines in the curriculum, the IM education aims at meeting these demands of the job market.
Furthermore, the programme has aspirations not only to equip the candidates with basic skills of finding their place and integrating into organizational structures of existing entities, but also to encourage their interest to start up their own companies.
The programme also offers its candidates opportunities to participate in academic research in the field of innovation, opening up opportunities for them both in academia and the public domain.
Lastly, a large emphasis is put on developing the international profile of candidates. After being part of the truly global classroom in China, the graduates of the programme enter the job market with a double-degree from Denmark and China providing them with relevant skills and knowledge that gives them a competitive global edge on the labour market.