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In a world that is constantly shaped by new business ideas and technological progress, our course offers a comprehensive education that includes not only theoretical knowledge, but also practical insights into the founding and development of companies. Students will gain insights into the field of entrepreneurship taught by Junior Professor Dr. Benedikt Schnellbächer and Professor Dr. Sven Heidenreich.

In the module, students learn what makes a successful entrepreneur from recognizing a good business opportunity to mastering the entrepreneurial process and initiating product and service development. It prepares them to pursue careers as company founders and managers and encourages the development of entrepreneurial skills that can be used in existing organizations to manage change and achieve organizational goals.

Prof. Dr. Sven Heidenreich has held the Chair of Business Administration, in particular Technology and Innovation Management, at Saarland University since 2017. His research interests include technology and innovation management as well as entrepreneurship and addressed questions around consumer resistance to innovation, co-creation of technology-based services, innovation networks, business model innovation, innovative work behaviour or entrepreneurial behaviour.

Junior Professor Dr. Benedikt Schnellbächer is Junior Professor for Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurship at Saarland University. His research focuses on business start-ups, digital start-ups, sustainable start-ups, founder behavior and business model development.