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					                                                          PhD Course
                                                          Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
                                                          Org a n ize d b y th e Bra b a n t Ce n te r o f En trepr eneur shi p and t he I TEM - gr oup of t he School of
                                                          In d u stria l En g in e e rin g , TU/e o n b e h a lf of t he Bet a R esear ch School f or O per at i ons                                                                                               A B O UT B CE
                                                          Ma n a g e me n t a n d L o g istics.                                                                                                                                     TU/e and the University of Tilburg stimulate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     innovative, smart and creative thinking and
                                                          Aim:                                                             Learning goals:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     doing. Young people put their time and energy
                                                          This course is specifically designed for students                This course provides students with an in-depth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      into plans in which they believe. However, the
                                                          in a PhD or MPhil program. It is assumed that                    theoretical coverage of the major topics in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      road to a successful company is often long and
                                                          students have extensive knowledge on basic                       technology entrepreneurship and innovation.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      hard. To stimulate entrepreneurial skills among
                                                          entrepreneurship and innovation theory.                          The main objective is to become familiar with and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      students and staff, the two Brabant universities
                                                                                                                           develop an in-depth understanding of the key
                                                          Core Lecturers:                                                                                                                                                              have begun a joint undertaking. In the Brabant
                                                                                                                           frameworks, concepts, models, and paradigms
                                                          Professor Scott A. Shane                                                                                                                                                     Center of Entrepreneurship (BCE) university
                                                                                                                           that collectively form the foundation for research
                                                          Professor Geert Duysters                                                                                                                                                     students and staff develop into entrepreneurial
                                                                                                                           in the field. Secondary objectives are to get
                                                          Professor Abbie Griffin                                                                                                                                                      professionals. In Eindhoven and Tilburg various
                                                                                                                           acquainted with several research approaches
                                                          Professor Fred Langerak (coordinator)                                                                                                                                         entrepreneurship programs are running for
                                                                                                                           within the entrepreneurship and innovation
ADM IN ISTR AT IVE D ETAILS                                                                                                                                                                                                             both bachelor and master students. BCE will be
                                                          Organization:                                                    management, to learn to review academic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        carrying out the coordination at both
Costs                                                     BCE: http://www.bc-e.nl                                          articles and to understand the publishing policy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        universities. The certificate programs are
The participation fee is 1250 €. This fee includes        ITEM-group: http://www.item-eindhoven.org                        of top journals in the field.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        available for all students at the two universities
participation to the seminar, course materials, lodging   Beta: http://beta.ieis.tue.nl
in a premium hotel for 5 nights, attendance to the                                                                                                                                                                                      and will lead to various levels and perspectives



                                                          May 9 - May 13, 2011
special PhD course dinner, daily breakfast and                                                                                                                                                                                                          in the field of entrepreneurship.
luncheons. The organizers offers a limited number of
scholarships of 250 € each. The motivation for
receiving the scholarship should be included in the
application letter for the course. Allocation of the
scholarships is entirely at the discretion of the
                                                                    Eindhoven University of Technology                                                                                                                                                               A B O UT B E TA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Beta Research School for Operations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Management and Logistics is a national
organizers.                                               P ROGRA M                                                                                                                                                                     university research school that educates PhD
Credits 6 ECTS / Participants max. 20                                                                                                                                                                                                   students and in which several scientific
                                                          PART A: Corporate Entrepreneurship and Open                      PART C: New Products Management (by professor Abbie Griffin and professor Fred Langerak)
                                                          Innovation (by professor Geert Duysters)                                                                                                                                      disciplines contribute to a deeper
Additional information and enrollment
                                                                                                                           This part first summarizes the key concepts and research challenges in the field of new products             understanding of the performance of
Interested scholars should apply no later than April 1,
                                                          This part first focuses on the discussion of state of the art    management. Thereafter, we discuss and explain why some new products are more successful than                operational processes. These disciplines
2011. Should there be more than 20 applications, a
                                                          research in corporate entrepreneurship and open                  others. We then shift the focus to different structures to organize the new product development              range from mathematics and computer
careful selection will be conducted by the lecturers.
                                                          innovation. Attention will also be given to different                                                               and the theoretical frameworks for managing the
They will review the following documents which                                                                                                                                                                                          science to labor psychology and
                                                          theoretical and empirical approaches in corporate                                                                   new product development portfolio. In addition, we
should necessarily complement each application:                                                                                                                                                                                         organizational behavior. Each of these
                                                          entrepreneurship and open innovation. In addition, we will                                                          discuss how cross-functional integration is defined
- Your CV                                                                                                                                                                                                                              disciplines provides additional scientific
                                                          touch upon the choices firms have to make among the
- A motivation letter                                                                                                                                                         and implemented and how various studies into the
                                                          various open innovation government modes. Finally, the                                                                                                                       knowledge necessary for the analysis,
- A letter of recommendation of the applicant's                                                                                                                               importance of cross-functional integration are
local faculty supporting the application                  use of corporate venturing modes to acquire infant                                                                                                                           design and control of operational processes.
                                                                                                                                                                              conducted. Another topic we cover is the voice of
                                                          technologies is discussed.                                                                                                                                                   The Beta Research School combines
                                                                                                                                                                              the customer. An in-depth discussion of different
You can enroll in the course by sending an email with                                                                                                                                                                                 research by several groups of the
                                                                                                                                                                              customer active paradigms for designing new
your personal details (name, address, affiliation) and                                                                                                                                                                                department of Industrial Engineering &
                                                          PART B: Technology Entrepreneurship (by professor                                                                   products is provided. Finally, we touch upon the
the required documents attached to item.ieis@tue.nl                                                                                                                                                                                   Innovation Sciences (IE&IS) and the
                                                          Scott A. Shane)                                                                                                     theoretical advancement and empirical model
For more information visit:                                                                                                                                                   testing in the identification of the organizational    department of Mathematics and Computer
http://www.item-eindhoven.org/phdcourse                   Central to this part is the discussion of the concept of the                                                        characteristics and practices that accelerate new      Science (MCS) at Eindhoven University of
                                                          individual - opportunity nexus, whereby a special focus is                                                          product development, and the precise manner by         Technology (TU/e), and the Center for
                                                          on entrepreneurial opportunities which can be discovered                                                            which cycle time reduction affects project            Telematica and Information Technology
                                                          in new technologies. From this point of view, an overview
                                                                                                                                                                              outcomes.                                             (CTIT) of the University of Twente (UT).
                                                          will be provided of the state of understanding in the field of
                                                          entrepreneurship within the context of a number of                N O TE S O N TH E L E C TU R E R S                                                                      About 80 researchers and over 70 PhD
                                                          integrative frameworks. In addition, we focus on different         Scott A. Shane is professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Weatherhead School of Management,                       students participate in Beta.
                                                          perspectives on the existence and discovery of                    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland
                                                          entrepreneurial opportunities. Another topic relates to the        Abbie Griffin holds the Royal L. Garff Presidential Chair in Marketing at the David Eccles
                                                          individual explanations of entrepreneurship, such as              School of Business at the University of Utah
                                                          psychology and the relationship of individuals with their          Geert Duysters is professor of Entrepreneurship and Scientific director of the Brabant Center of
                                                          environment. Finally, attention will be paid to the               Entrepreneurship at the School of Industrial Engineering of Eindhoven University and the Faculty of
                                                          technological sources of entrepreneurial opportunities.           Economics and Business Administration at Tilburg University.
                                                                                                                             Fred Langerak is professor of Management of Product Development at the School of Industrial
                                                                                                                            Engineering of Eindhoven University of Technology.

				
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