Developing Innovative Ventures (in English)

llsms2042  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Developing Innovative Ventures (in English)
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h
Intermediate Micro-Economics and Introductory Industrial Organization
LSMS 2040 Innovation management (LSMS2042 cannot be taken without LSMS2040)
In addition, this course is reserved for students with a bachelor's degree in business engineering or students with equivalent quantitative method skills
Main themes
The development and financing of innovative ventures by corporations

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


Having regard to the LO of the programme X, this activity contributes to the development and acquisition of the following LO:

  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Knowledge and reasoning
  • Project management
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Corporate citizenship

At the end of this course, the student will be able to :

  • master the key concepts, issues and managerial implications related
  • managing organizations in innovation-intensive environments.
  • Students will also understand which are the main sources and key success factors of innovation, which are the main characteristics of innovative people and teams and how to assess innovation opportunities (business planning).



The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
See LSMS 2040
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

See LSMS 2040
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Continuous evaluation
  • Date: Week 8-14
  • Type of evaluation: Preparation of group readings and group work presentation
  • Comments: Compulsory attendance for group workshops and corporate testimonials
  • The evaluation includes class participation (bonus/malus points)
Students who fail the group work can have a second chance in September (submission of an improved group work with a summary of the improvements)
Other information
This class cannot be taken without LSMS2040
Online resources
See LSMS 2040
See LSMS 2040
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [120] : Business Engineering