Copenhagen School of Design and Technology


Innovation and Entrepreneurship (EN)

Danish title
Innovation og Entrepreneurskab (EN)
Study programme
Business Economics & Information Technology
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor Programme
3. semester
Duration of the subject/module
1 semester
Programme elements
Start time
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Mohamed Danny Eid
Marie Louise Brixtofte
Heidi Løvhøj Larsen
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The student is introduced to innovative as well as creative processes for concept development and the establishment of a business model. You are introduced to theory and different methodologies that will help you in development practices, and gain skills in creative and innovative processes. In addition, you will learn to assess and act on strategic growth opportunities for the established company.

    The module is in collaboration with one or more external organizations and is practical oriented. The module gives the student a framework, but reflects a real-life work scenario.
    One of the main methodologies is Design Thinking, which provides insight into an ad hoc and less rigid process model. The process opens up for creative thinking within a given relevant context. This is combined with business model Canvas and data analysis extracted from IBM Watson.


    The student has development based knowledge and understanding about and can reflect on applied theories and methodologies regarding
    1) concept development and innovative and creative processes
    2) idea management in innovative organizations
    3) entrepreneurship and the potential value of entrepreneurial processes
    4) creating a business plan, including a plan for financing


    The student masters skills regarding the application of
    1) theories and methods to develop concepts for new products, services, or processes in an existing organization.
    2) theories and methods to identify potential risks or gains of an entrepreneurial process
    3) selecting and presenting relevant solution models regarding innovation and entrepreneurship to collaboration partners and users


    The student is able to handle complex and development-oriented situations regarding
    1) independently participating in planning and managing the development of concepts for new products, services, or business processes
    2) participating in interdisciplinary collaboration situations concerning planning and facilitating innovative processes in a knowledge-intensive organization
    3) creating a business plan, including a plan for financing, based on the analysis of the risks,
    constraints and potential value of an entrepreneurial process
    4) identifying own learning needs and developing own knowledge, skills, and competences in
    relation to entrepreneurship and innovation

  • Type of instruction
    Teaching takes place in an alternation between lectures and assignments, hands-on and project work. The learning activities are predominantly planned with emphasis on teaching and academic input in plenum. There are ongoing tasks that contribute to the final solution.

    The students work in groups throughout the module.

    Productions are delivered in Fronter, as part-deliveries through the module. Deadline for submission is given in the assignment description.

    Hand-ins and feedback
    Oral feedback is given throughout the course and in the end of the module, written and oral feedback is given.

    The module has case cooperation with one or more external actors.
  • Exam

    The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)

    Exam in one or more subjects
    Subject/module is tested with the following modules
    The exam must show that the student
    • can communicate core concepts from Business Strategy, Information Technologies,
    Systems Development, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
    • can analyse and present a problem related to Business Strategy, Information Technologies, Systems Development, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship from an interdisciplinary
    • can manage an innovative and/or entrepreneurial process
    • can complete a project in a team with emphasis on project management methods and
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    Individual exam or group exam
    Individual or group, 2-7 participants
    Exam languages
    1. Individual presentation based on report: 5 minutes.
    2. Individual examination: 20 minutes.
    3. Discussion of performance and announcement of grade: 5 minutes.
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    External censure
    Exam criteria
    The student will receive an individual grade for the overall performance covering the portfolio, presentation and individual examination. The evaluation of the performance is based on the
    degree to which it complies with the purpose and learning objectives of the subjects, as described in the curriculum.
hours of teaching
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Innovation and Entrepreneurship (EN) you will receive 48 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 64 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 35% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: cases.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: group work.

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model

*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances