• Starting date

    Sessions start at 09:00, but you can join us each morning from 08:30 for a light breakfast. The day ends at 17:30. The programme has one day with a late finish at 20:00, which includes dinner.

  • Duration

    3 days

  • Fee

    € 3,500 (excl. VAT)

    for the three-day programme, and includes the ECE Corporate Entrepreneurship Scan, all course materials, refreshments, lunches and one group dinner.
    25% discount for alumni from Erasmus University Rotterdam and RSM.

  • Language

    English

  • Format

    In person

Strengthen your capability to improve and sustain innovation during the three-day ‘The Essentials of Innovation Leadership’ programme by the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship. You will develop the capability to assess and build effective entrepreneurial teams, set innovation goals and fitting processes, and get the most out of techniques such as lean start-up and design thinking in corporate settings.

Students in classroom

Learning objectives

The Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship develops people’s entrepreneurial competences using the academic knowledge and network of Erasmus University Rotterdam. During the programme of Essentials of Innovation Leadership, you will:

  • gain skills in how to assess and build effective entrepreneurial teams
  • learn how to set innovation goals and fitting processes, and to get the most out of techniques such as lean startup and design thinking
  • develop the understanding and the capability to create urgency and a social movement for innovation, i.e. to involve, engage and excite others
  • develop the capability to facilitate cultural change and influence senior leadership behaviour.
Erasmus Center For Entrepreneurship

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Curriculum

Find out more about the content of the programme

The Essentials of Corporate Entrepreneurship is a dynamic mix of masterclasses, personal training, real-life business cases and learning how to master the use of the latest innovation tools and techniques so you can drive innovation in your organisation. This three-day programme will focus on the following innovation topics:

Every organisation’s most important resource for innovation is its people so we will explore Human Resources in depth.

Excellent innovation requires systematic processes and governance systems to guide individual projects and portfolio projects, so you can move beyond ad hoc projects.

A sustainable innovation competence requires organisational cultures based on innovation and entrepreneurship values.

For whom

See where other participants come from

The Essentials of Corporate Entrepreneurship programme is for corporate professionals who wish to strengthen their capability to improve and sustain innovation within their organisations.

Testimonials

Read what previous participants say about this programme

The acknowledgement of innovation as a capability strengthens me so I can be successful in my role within the organisation. And understanding that my role is the one of an innovation driver helps me to be more effective.

Linda Nieuwenhuizen, Manager Digital Change and New Business at Centraal Beheer Achmea

Linda Nieuwenhuizen

Faculty

See which expert faculty lead this programme

Top academics from RSM and international partner universities are brought together to lead this programme, which has been developed by the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship in collaboration with industry-leading innovation professionals from organisations such as DSM and ING. These professionals will also act as facilitators during the programme.

There are many more internationally renowned academic leaders and practitioners.

Prof. Justin Jansen

Justin Jansen is professor of corporate entrepreneurship at RSM. 

Professor Justin Jansen

Dr. Ferdinand Jaspers

Ferdinand Jaspers is programme director at the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship.

Ferdinand Jaspers

Prof. Tom Mom

Tom Mom is professor of strategic growth and implementation at RSM, and academic director of RSM’s Executive MBA programme.

Tom Mom

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Admission

There’s no selection procedure for this programme. The only requirement is that you work in a role that is related to innovation management for a larger corporate organisation (one with more than 500 employees).

Dates

The Essentials of Corporate Entrepreneurship is delivered on three consecutive days at the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship in the centre of Rotterdam.

Sessions start at 09:00, but you can join us each morning from 08:30 for a light breakfast. The day ends at 17:30. The programme has one day with a late finish at 20:00, which includes dinner.

Dates

Fee

€ 3,500 (excl. VAT) for the three-day programme, and includes the ECE Corporate Entrepreneurship Scan, all course materials, refreshments, lunches and one group dinner.

25% discount for alumni from Erasmus University Rotterdam and RSM.

Fee

General terms and conditions

Our general terms and conditions apply when you register for an open programme. Please review them to learn more about our policies for cancellation, deferral and substitution.

General terms and conditions

Location

The programme takes place at the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship in the centre of Rotterdam

Rotterdam Science Tower, 10th floor
Marconistraat 16
3029 AK Rotterdam. 

Rotterdam Science Tower

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