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Operations and Innovation Management, MSc in Technology

Job and career

Job and career

As a graduate from the Master’s programme in Operations and Innovation Management you can be employed in management positions, where you work with business systems, technical systems and how these two are connected and can be developed and strengthened. You can also work with development processes and ensure that they are implemented in a systematic and productive way.

You can be a specialist or an analyst and work with the development and optimisation of a company’s technical value chains and business processes. Other tasks may include technical sales, project management, process optimization, or global sustainability manager.

Another possibility is to work as a consultant, where your tasks may include optimisation of value chains and development of business processes and systems.

Problem based learning and working in groups during your study programme will give you many useful skills that make you an attractive candidate on the job market. You know how to approach a problem and solve it in collaboration with other people, which is often how things are done in the “real world”.

Graduates are now employed in companies such as

  • Novo Nordisk
  • Copenhagen Airport
  • Carlsberg
  • Vestas
  • Ferrosan
  • TopDanmark
  • Accenture
  • PA Consulting
  • IBM
  • Coloplast
  • Siemens
  • F.L. Smith

Graduates hold positions such as

  • Management Consultant
  • Sales and Operations Manager
  • Supply Chain Development Manager
  • Strategic Purchaser
  • Business Analyst
  • Project Coordinator
  • Process Manager
More about the programme


  • English


  • Copenhagen


  • Not open for enrollment in 2019

See the Curriculum

Career guidance at AAU

The AAU Careers Centre can help you with your career planning and establishment of contacts in the business world.

Due to language barriers it can be difficult to find a relevant student job, and you cannot expect to get one. However, project collaboration can give you experience and network as well.

Learn more on the careers centre homepage