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„We develop professional leadership competence – together! Our “Berlin Professionals” acquire state-of-the-art know-how, foster innovation and are encouraged to take responsibility on the job and for society.“
Prof. Dr. Matthias Tomenendal, BPS Director

BPS Berlin Professional School- the institute for professionals at HWR Berlin

The HWR Berlin is among the most renowned universities in Germany within the management sector. HWR Berlin has incorporated its continuing education master study programme into the Berlin Professional School.
The entire BPS programme is designed to train professionals: the learning formats enable full-time or part-time study, the Career Service and alumni network also provide opportunities to take new career directions – even while studying. Those participating can explore career goals and establish networks. At BPS, we live management and leadership.

Entrepreneurship and Business Model Innovation (Online)

Our certificate programmes present you with a subject area that provides a perfect blend of academically-based teaching and practical knowledge from experts. These continuing professional development sessions run over several days, teaching you skills both for further personal development as well as for your next career step.

Seminar Content
The online MBA module „Entrepreneurship and Business Model Innovation“ qualifies you to foster innovation, whether in a large company or in a start-up. On the basis of current concepts and case studies you will learn how to design innovative business models and start agile innovation projects. You will develop an entrepreneurial mindset, combined with a strategic management mindset. The focus here lies on the Lean Startup approach. You will be able to apply this to different challenges, for example in the design of digital business models or in the area of platform economics.


Certificate with optional 5 ECTS


Module of the Berlin MBA


32 hours synchronous Online Sessions


every Tuesday from
8.30 am -12.00 pm (MESZ):

06. / 13. / 20. / 27.10.2020
03. / 17. / 24.11.2020




1.500 Euro

Seminar Topics

Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship

Innovative Business Models and Business Model Design

Platform Strategies

Lean Startup – Canvas Types: Osterwalder, Lean, Value Proposition

Innovation Accounting: Startup-Cockpit, Innovation KPIs

Financing Innovation and Startups

Digital Transformation and Ambidexterity in Management

Seminar Structure

This management seminar is taught completely online in English through the virtual learning platform „moodle“.


The course content is delivered in synchronous online sessions. A wide variety of innovative teaching methods are used, such as interactive lectures, group and plenary discussions, live quizzes, micro-case-studies and active breaks. A special importance is attached here to the close interaction of theory and practice.


The online sessions will alternate with self-study phases. Videos, presentations, readings and blogs will be used for the exchange of content and the processing of group assignments during these phases. Opportunities for regular interaction with lecturers in between online lectures is also put in place.


Guest lectures / impulses

Further details and the next steps



After completion of the seminar you will receive a certificate of attendance. Should you have successfully achieved the coursework or the related module examination, you will receive a module certificate with a grade and proof of ECTS credit points.



It is possible to have these ECTS credit points recognised within the MBA programme within five years, provided you fulfill the admission requirements. In this case, 75% of the seminar fees already paid will be deducted from the fees for the course of study.


Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for this Online Management Seminar amounts to 1.500 Euro. For vocational further trainings, tuition fees are normally tax deductible. Travel and accommodation costs must be paid by the participants.