Entrepreneurship and Business Model Innovation (Online)

  • Certificate

    Certificate with optional 5 ECTS

  • Type of study

    Module of the Berlin MBA

  • Seminar duration

    32 hours synchronous Online Sessions

  • Seminar schedule

    Autum 2021

  • Language of instruction


  • Tuition fees

    1.500 Euro

Our certificate programmes present you with a subject area that provides a perfect blend of academically-based teaching and practical knowledge from experts. These continuing professional development sessions run over several days, teaching you skills both for further personal development as well as for your next career step.

Seminar Content

The online MBA module "Entrepreneurship and Business Model Innovation" qualifies you to foster innovation, whether in a large company or in a start-up. On the basis of current concepts and case studies you will learn how to design innovative business models and start agile innovation projects. You will develop an entrepreneurial mindset, combined with a strategic management mindset. The focus here lies on the Lean Startup approach. You will be able to apply this to different challenges, for example in the design of digital business models or in the area of platform economics.

The seminar topics cover:

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship
  • Innovative Business Models and Business Model Design
  • Platform Strategies
  • Lean Startup – Canvas Types: Osterwalder, Lean, Value Proposition
  • Innovation Accounting: Startup-Cockpit, Innovation KPIs
  • Financing Innovation and Startups
  • Digital Transformation and Ambidexterity in Management

Seminar Structure

This management seminar is taught completely online in English through the virtual learning platform "moodle".

The course content is delivered in synchronous online sessions. A wide variety of innovative teaching methods are used, such as interactive lectures, group and plenary discussions, live quizzes, micro-case-studies and active breaks. A special importance is attached here to the close interaction of theory and practice.

The online sessions will alternate with self-study phases. Videos, presentations, readings and blogs will be used for the exchange of content and the processing of group assignments during these phases. Opportunities for regular interaction with lecturers in between online lectures is also put in place.

In addition we offer you:

  • Guest lectures / impulses


Not only have the lecturers an outstanding competence in the scientific field, but also a vast experience in practice in which they are firmly committed alongside their teaching activities.


After completion of the seminar you will receive a certificate of attendance. Should you have successfully achieved the coursework or the related module examination, you will receive a module certificate with a grade and proof of ECTS credit points.


It is possible to have these ECTS credit points recognised within the MBA programme, provided you fulfill the admission requirements. In this case the seminar fees already paid will be deducted from the fees for the course of study.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for this Online Management Seminar amounts to 1.500 Euro.

For vocational further trainings, tuition fees are normally tax deductible. Travel and accommodation costs must be paid by the participants.


You are interested and would like to register. Send us an e-mail: bps-mbafull(at)hwr-berlin.de