Full Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management University of Bologna Core Faculty
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Rosa Grimaldi is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at the University of Bologna, Department of Management. Since 2015 she is Vice Rector for Entrepreneurship and relations with companies. She teaches ‘Technology Entrepreneurship’ at the School of Engineering at postgraduate and executive education levels. She is the Director of the Executive Master in Technology and Innovation Management (EMTIM) at BBS (Bologna Business School).

She teaches in different executive programs in the fields of innovation management and entrepreneurship. She is Board Member at Maps S.p.A. In the domain of Universities’ third mission, she is: GEV (Gruppo Esperti Valutatori) ANVUR; member of CTS (Comitato Tecnico Scientifico) ART-ER – Regional Agency in support of Research, Innovation and Technology; member of Scientific Board of NETVAL; member of the Advisory Board of IUSS (Scuola Università Superiore Pavia).

Most of her scientific production is about New Business Creation, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Transfer. On these topics she has publications on national journals and international journals (including Research Policy, R&D Management, Technology and Innovation Management, Journal of Business Venturing, Small Business Economics, Scientometrics, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Technology Transfer).


CORE COURSE – The objective of the course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills that can be useful at the beginning of the entrepreneurship process, during the phase of conceptualizing new business ideas. Focus will be placed on the subjects of recognition of entrepreneurial opportunities, feasibility analysis of a new business idea from the organizational, strategic and economic-financial points of view, concluding with a business plan.

Technology and Innovation

During this course you will discover strategic, organizational and management methods for innovation development, with a focus on managing new product development within the R&D function and new projects.

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