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363-1028-00L  Entrepreneurial Leadership

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersC. P. Siegenthaler, P. Baschera, S. Brusoni, G. Grote, V. Hoffmann, G. von Krogh
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentLimited number of participants.

Students apply with motivation letter, CV and a transcript of records no later than 22.8.2016.
Earlier applications welcome. Send application to mtec-els@ethz.ch.
Once your application is confirmed, a registration in myStudies is possible.


AbstractThis seminar provides master students at MTEC with the challenging opportunity of a real case on strategy, innovation and leadership in close collaboration with the top management of leading Swiss technology company.
ObjectiveIn your team, you will work on a specific assignment that flows from the current strategic agenda of the board. While gaining substantial insights into the structure, dynamics and challenges of the industry, you immerse into the business model and strategic landscape of the corporate partner. You visit their headquarter, conduct interviews with members of the management team as well as internal and external experts before you discuss your ideas with top executives. To secure impact, it is key that you formulate your recommendations from a deep understanding of the authentic leadership culture of the corporate partner.
ContentIn this endeavour you are coached and supported by
- Gudela Grote, Chair of Work and Organizational Psychology
- Stefano Brusoni, Chair of Technology and Innovation Management
- Claude Siegenthaler, Business School Lausanne / The St.Gallen MBA
- Georg von Krogh, Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation
- Pius Baschera, former Chair of Entrepreneurship
Prerequisites / NoticePlease apply for this course via the official website (www.mtec.ethz.ch) - to be opened by end of May 2016. Apply no later than August 22.
The number of participants is limited to 18.
ECTS: 4
Participants receive a certificate.