Entrepreneurship and Innovation Perspectives

Course Information


EXAM QUESTION UPDATE: If you have any questions about your exam and submission please either call Bi at 46 41 00 00 or email info@bi.no

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Part 2 takes place online due to Corona virus. More information to be published shortly.

Program Part 2 see right hand side.

Course Responsible:

Bjørn Erik Mørk, Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, BI

Thomas Hoholm, Head of Department, Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, BI

Guest Lecture: Henrik Berglund, Associate professor at the Department of Technology Management and Economics, Chalmers University of Technology


Course Institution: BI Norwegian Business School
ECTS: The course (both parts together) gives 6 ECTS points
Grading: The course is graded ECTS scale.
Course Description

Course Registration

To register for the course use the BI application portal.
Use the “Apply now” button.


Course application

To apply for this course you have to use BI Norwegian Business School’s application portal. External candidates (non-BI students) use the portal to register for single course at BI Norwegian Business School. External candidates will be asked to attach confirmation letter of admission to a PhD programme when signing up for a course.

Course Program, Reading List & Assignment


Reading List/Syllabus Click here

Program Click here


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Schedule overview:

Part 1: 26 – 28 February 2020
Day 1 – 26 February 2020: Time 10:00 – 16:00, room A2-050,

Dinner Day 1: 19:30 – 22
Day 2 – 27 February 2020: Time 09:00- 1500, room C2-095
Day 3– 28 February 2020: Time 09:00-1500, room C2-030’

Part 2: 25 – 27 March 2020 – NOW ONLINE @ZOOM!
Day 4: 25 March 2020: Time 10:00 – 16:00, room Online

Day 5: 26 March 2020: Time 09:00- 15:00, room Online
Day 6: 27 March 2020: Time 09:00-15:00, room Online


Participation: It is mandatory to attend at least 80% (5 days) of the course. Active Participation with presentations, and through contributing in discussions during the course is complulsory.

Course paper is due 22 May 2020 before noon (12:00). More information will be given during the course. Please note that the deadline is practised strictly.

Please note that all deadlines are final. A re-sit is only possible when the course is next offered. In most cases, candidates will need to register and take the course again as the course content may be updated or changed.

The ID number used for examinations is for external students should use the ID number provided in their course acceptance letter from BI.

The paper / home examination should under no circumstances be submitted directly to the person responsible for the course or any other lecturer. Grades and proof of completion will only be registered in the system when the papers / home examinations are sent in for grading.

Paper Submission
Your paper have to be delivered using BI’s digital exam solution DigiEx. In order to be able to submit your paper you need the log-in information that were sent to you from BI Norwegian Business School when you registered for the course. Log in here: https://www.bi.no/

With digital assignments, you download the exam paper and submit you exam answer through BI’s digital exam system, DigiEx. You are able to submit the assignment from anywhere – as long as you have online access.

Contact the Exam Administration
In case of problems with the exam, please contact the Exam Administration via: E-mail: info@bi.no, Phone: 46 41 00 00.

Travel and Accommodation

Accommodation: The closest hotel to BI is Radisson BLU Hotel Nydalen (http://www.radissonblu.com/hotelnydalen-oslo/location).We arek you to please make your own travel and accommodation arrangements.

Norsi students travel and accommodation
Participants should arrange travel(economy) and transport by themselves, however all travel expenses will be refunded for NORSI students. PhD students register for the course that are not part of NORSI will have to cover their own expenses.

NORSI Travel Refund

As this course is considered a NORSI course all travel expenses etc. will be covered for NORSI students. Same procedure as for other NORSI courses. NORSI students’ refund is dependent upon completion of course work and their status as a NORSI student.

Please not that NORSI does not issues per diem (diett penger) but will refund your food expenses, so save your receipts. In order to receive your travel refund mail/scan in all your original tickets and original receipts (plane, taxi, bus etc.) to Birte.
If your “home” institution has temporarily covered your travel costs, your institution may send BI/Birte and invoice (faktura) asking NORSI to cover your outstanding travel costs with copies of your receipts. (Norwegian: Hvis ditt lokal studiested legger ut for deg så kan det lokale studiestedet fakturerer BI totalt for alle sine NORSI studenter med en totalsum for reisekostnadene. Legg ved kopi av vedlegg). Please ask your institution to specify who (your name) the invoice/travel refund is for and write NORSI on the invoice. If you have any questions about this, please email Birte Horn-Hanssen.

Date & Location

Start date: 26/02/2020
Date digital: Part 2: 25-27 March 2020
Date physical: Part 1: 26-28 February 2020
Location: BI Norwegian Business School