Corporate entrepreneurship

columbia school

Professor: Jeroen Kuilman

Tilburg University (The Netherlands)


May 31 – June 11, 2016
May 31 – June 10 (6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
June 4 and 11 (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.)

The course focuses on the processes by which teams within an established company conceive, foster, launch and manage a new business that is different from the parent company. The ability to simultaneously balance strategic and financial considerations is crucial to the success of any corporate entrepreneurship effort. As an advanced course, emphasis will be placed on the skills needed to promote and manage corporate entrepreneurship including opportunity recognition, management of human resources, and ambidexterity. The course places a strong emphasis on active learning through case studies.

Jeroen Kuilman is Associate Professor of Management and Academic Director of Tilburg University’s MSc in International Management program. He holds a PhD in Management from Erasmus University, Rotterdam (2005). His research interests include entrepreneurship, corporate venturing, and organizational sociology. He has published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, and Organization Science. Since 2008 he is a member of the Editorial Review Board of Organization Science and was appointed as member of the Senior Editorial Board of the American Journal of Management Studies.

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