Master Specializations

Specialization in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership

Gain Entrepreneurial Know-how. Growing businesses need to adapt to environmental and technological changes. Strong leadership skills and innovative thinking are essential for starting your own business or holding top positions in a variety of industries. Vienna is the perfect location for entrepreneurial minds — its vibrant start-up ecosystem fosters and grows ideas from seed to profit.

Start your own business. This specialization will prepare you for the challenges of establishing and growing a business in today’s dynamic climate. You will create your own business plan, become a more effective leader, and learn how to make crucial decisions and compete successfully. 

Expand your knowledge in starting your own business, growth hacking, innovation & idea management, product & business plan development and venture capitalism.

Career and employment opportunities can be quite varied and lucrative, including positions in:

  • Family-owned businesses
  • Entrepreneurship development firms
  • Large corporations with innovation functions
  • Product development roles
  • Appraisal and consulting firms
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Regulatory agencies
  • Government supported technology firms
  • Accounting firms
  • Insurance companies

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership Courses

The specialization in Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Leadership requires the completion of 15 ECTS, which must be completed with: 

Any of the following:


No more than one from the following:


All courses are 3 ECTS unless otherwise noted. This specialization may be taken by all Master of Business Administration and Master of Science students. Courses are subject to change and may vary year to year.