The focus area of the profile is Management of Innovation Processes. Students on this profile will have greater knowledge within the main subjects in contemporary management of technological innovation and business development.
The profile Management of Innovation Processes consists of six constituent courses: Foundations of Strategy, Foundations of Organization, and Management of Technology, Business Strategy, Organization of Innovation, and Theories and Methods of Technological Change. These courses combine three distinct tracks: The first relates to formulating and implementing strategy, the second to analyzing and designing innovative organizations, and the third to the management of technology. Each track has a clear progression that develops students knowledge about theories and how to apply these to practical business issues.
Innovation is the key driver of long term growth and to development of sustained competitive advantages.
Furthermore, the student will gain knowledge about and skills in using methods and tools which can support business development, consulting, and management of innovation processes. Finally, the student will gain competencies in charging business level and corporate level projects that involve development, introduction, and implementation of new technologies and methods. As main skill, the student will be able to connect the technological aspects of the business with the commercial aspects.
The MSc programme in Management and Innovation Processes at Campus Odense gives you an excellent versatile foundation for future career opportunities. The courses offer a unique combination of theory and practice to ensure a solid theoretical basis and tools readily employable in your first job.
The competences obtained during the studies in Odense can be used in curriculum development, ranging from becoming an individual business entrepreneur, working as a specialist in large multinational companies or as a consultant internationally.
Whether you want a career as self-employed or as a manager in public or private companies this degree will boost your future career. You can, for example, work in discovery and research of new ideas to planning, management and realization of business concepts in Danish and international companies. With this programme you are qualified for a job in Denmark or abroad for example:
Management of Innovation processes: Technology Manager, Market Developer
Study start 1st September
* Foundations of Strategy
* Foundations of Organization
* Management of Technology
* Business Strategy
* Organization of Innovation
* Theories and Methods of Technological Change
* Elective courses, Max 30 ECTS
* Masters thesis, 30 ECTS
Admissions to the programme as of 1st February will commerce with 30 ECTS elective courses. Please check the list of the preapproved elective courses on the website.
You have the choice of some more broad courses or courses from other profiles constituent courses on 1st semester - preferable due to progression. You can also go abroad and take the elective courses at another university,do an internship in a company or combine both.
International students have the following scholarships options:
Please also check the information at the two official Danish educational websites:
Please notice that we unfortunately do not offer scholarships for undergraduate students.
Options for full-degree graduate students:
Danish Government Scholarship Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher EducationThe Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education has launched a scholarship programme for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying a full degree at graduate level. Scholarships and tuition fee waivers are available for highly talented students who have been admitted to a range of programmes.
The Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education has launched a scholarship programme for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying a full degree at graduate level. Scholarships and tuition fee waivers are available for highly talented students who have been admitted to a range of programmes.
The board of the University of Southern Denmark decides from year to year which study programmes will benefit from the scholarships and the University will recommend the most qualified applicants in these programmes for a scholarship. Therefore it is not possible to apply for this scholarship. If you are a non-EU student and applying for a programme which offers this scholarship you will automatically be considered for it.
Only available for students applying for a master programme at our Sønderborg Campus
Six one-year scholarships are issued pr. year: three for studies within the technical field i.e. Mechatronics and Innovation & Business respectively, and three are for studies within the field of business administration i.e. Business Relationship Management.
A scholarship of DKK 40.000 may be granted if and when the requirements are met. It is paid in two instalments of DKK 20.000 per semester. The scholarship grant depends on acceptance and enrolment as a full-time student in one of the above mentioned programmes.
For more information please visit BHJ Foundation Page
20 scholarships for MSc in Engineering
Options for Exchange and Guest Students:
Danish Government Scholarship for Foreign Nationals (the Cultural Agreements) Danish Government Scholarships for Foreign Nationals
The scholarship helps cover living expenses.
Iki Wakabayashi Foundation (A scholarship which can be applied by all SDU students who are leaving for a period of exchange or internship in Japan - or similar for a Japanese student being enrolled at SDU)
The quality and relevance of the programme are accredited by the Danish Accreditation Institution.