Advanced Topics in Strategic Entrepreneurship

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University


To familiarize students with fundamental theories and concepts, empirical approaches, and current topics of the field of strategic entrepreneurship. Students will be able to better formulate and motivate research questions, contributions, implications, and opportunities for engaged strategizing in the domain of strategic entrepreneurship.


The course contains three blocks. Each of them will cover classic and state-of-the-art research in a variety of strategic entrepreneurship topics including their foundational theories and empirical models. Block one focuses on internal corporate venturing, multi-level ambidexterity, strategic renewal, business model innovation, and high-growth scale-up firms. Block two on external corporate venturing, technology sourcing, corporate development, alliances and acquisitions, collaborative innovation, and corporate start-up collaboration. Block three on opportunity-seeking and advantage-seeking behaviors, strategic entrepreneurial leadership, and intra-organizational decision-making and interactions.

Stefan Breet
Stefan Breet
PhD Candidate in Corporate Entrepreneurship

My research interests include corporate entrepreneurship, creativity & innovatin, and social networks.