Bachelor Programmes

The department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship contributes to the curriculum of both the Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration programme as well as the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (in Dutch “Bedrijfskunde”) programme. Our department provides courses in strategy. 

Course topics include: Market Context, Constructing a business plan, Strategic Management and International Business, Strategy development and implementation. 

In addition to introductory courses, we also offer elective courses like Corporate Venturing and Strategy and Management Buy-Outs and bachelor research projects, where students are guided to write their bachelor’s thesis. Subjects are: Alliances and Globalisation, International Acquisitions as Internationalization Strategy, Strategic Management in Small and Medium Sized Business, Social Capital and Networks, Mastering Strategic Renewal in Dynamic Industries, and Network Organizations.

Master Programmes

The Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship participates in the Bachelor programme of Rotterdam School of Management, and offers a full-time MSc (1 year) and a Dutch-language part-time MSc programme (2 years).

In addition, the Department offers programmes for executives and professionals (in Dutch). The Executive Education at the Faculty of Business Administration / Rotterdam School of Management has been ranked at number 35 in the world in the Financial Times Top 50 Executive Programmes published on Monday 17 May 2004. This ranking is highly respected as a measure of the quality of business education worldwide.

Research Master in Business and Management

Whether you aspire to an international academic career, or want to do research in the wider world of business, the Research Master in Business and Management provides the ideal preparation. In this exclusive master programme offered by the high-ranking research institute ERIM, a select group of students will be taught by top researchers in management. With no more than 30 students, the two-year programme offers individual supervision, a highly personal approach and the opportunity to pursue your own research interests.

PhD in Management

Talented young researchers get the opportunity to do pioneering and innovative PhD research at ERIM, a top research institute in Europe. In its PhD programme in Management, ERIM offers PhD candidates personal supervision by internationally acclaimed management researchers and excellent research facilities, including a state-of-the-art behavioural lab and advanced survey technology. In addition, a special support programme pays for research expenses like conference visits, international research visits, and data collection. All ERIM’s PhD students are paid a competitive salary and receive career development support.