PhD Level

ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITY IDENTIFICATION

Prof. Dr. Marc Gruber  |  4 ECTS credits  |  Fall Term

 

OBJECTIVE
Understanding the theoretical foundations of entrepreneurial opportunity identification and exploitation, and applying them to real technological innovations from EPFL.

CONTENT

  1. Theoretical insights into the origin of entrepreneurial opportunities: Neoclassical Equilibirum Theory, Search Theory and Austrian Theory
  2. Strategy and the Management of Innovations: local and distant search; challenges in performing boundary-spanning search in new ventures
  3. Methods for identfiying market applications for new technologies
  4. Opportunity evaluation under high uncertainty
  5. Crafting strategies for opportunity exploitation
  6. Real-life cases of technologiocal opportunity identification and exploitation

 

COURSE DATES
Dates: TBD
Time: TBD
Venue: TBD

There will be no class this Fall. Please check back to see when this course will be offered again.