Entrepreneurship Design Project


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

A student who has completed this module:

Learning objectives


  • has knowledge on how to set project goals, manage and mature an entrepreneurial business model through an incubator program
  • has knowledge about personal responsibilities and risks for engaging in entrepreneurial initiatives aimed at creating sustainable products, services and/or systems


  • is able to characterize the role of systems, procedures and concepts in the development of an entrepreneurial business model
  • can develop and mature a conceptual business idea through tools, theories and approaches learned in the Sustainable Design programme
  • can independently formulate and delimit how this entrepreneurship project can best be exploited as part of a start-up process
  • can identify and reflect about the technical knowledge needed for the conceptual idea for the business model to work
  • can navigate the complex arrangement of organisations relevant for development of an appropriate business model, including the start-up program as an organization
  • can apply design methods to test and prototype conceptual ideas in order to better understand market and business conditions
  • can evaluate the vulnerability of entrepreneurial concepts and business models


  • can professionally and independently engage with relevant stakeholders as part of the development of a business model
  • can critically reflect over the tensions between academic and professional start-up requirements, including the lessons learned in having to integrate the two
  • can reflect critically on the role of design engineers in the context of creating enterprises that have a positive global impact on sustainability
  • can critically reflect on the challenges and opportunities for creating entrepreneurial initiatives for sustainable design engineering

Type of instruction

Project work with supervision.



Name of examEntrepreneurship Design Project
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Permitted aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleDesignprojekt i entreprenørskab
Module codeTBSDK22304
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Sustainable Design)
Study BoardStudy Board of Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design