Rosa Grimaldi is full professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at the University of Bologna, Department of Management. She teaches ‘Technology Entrepreneurship’ at the School of Engineering at postgraduate and executive education levels. She is the Director of the international PhD program in General Management and the Director of the Executive Master in Technology and Innovation Management (EMTIM) at BBS (Bologna Business School). 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). She is in the Editorial board of the Journal of Technology Transfer and she is advisory editor for Research Policy.
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.