Intrapreneurship (foundation)


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The primary objective of this module is to equip students with a comprehensive introduction to the theories and methodologies surrounding intrapreneurship, with a strong emphasis on their ability to apply these learnings within the context of a corporate setting. This educational journey actively engages students with a diverse array of tools and methodologies, essential for initiating and facilitating value-driven processes, particularly in the realms of business development, product development and product-market fit.

The approach adopted is inherently interdisciplinary, fostering a profound understanding and an ability to seamlessly integrate into interdisciplinary project teams, enabling the students to create innovative solutions. Moreover, the focus extends to the development of a profound understanding of both individuals and organizations, and how their interactions shape the landscape of intrapreneurial processes, thus preparing students to excel in corporate environments.

Within this comprehensive module, pivotal themes are explored, including problem recognition and solution formulation, the intricacies of innovation processes, and the cultivation of a robust innovative culture. The module also delves into the nuances of crafting compelling business cases and formulating effective strategies, empowering students to navigate business development and product development challenges. Furthermore, students are equipped with presentation techniques, encompassing the art of pitching and validation, and learn the significance of collaboration with external stakeholders, which is invaluable in project management scenarios.

By pursuing this module, students from various academic backgrounds acquire a shared theoretical underpinning, which positions them to effectively apply their learnings to the dynamic corporate landscape. The ultimate goal of this module is to provide students with a transformative learning experience that nurtures future leaders and innovators, enabling them to make a lasting impact in corporate settings, particularly in the domains of business development, product development and product-market fit.

Learning objectives


The student must through the module obtain knowledge about:

  • key theoretical and practical approaches to intrapreneurship.
  • theoretical and practical advantages as well as disadvantages of applying different methods and approaches to a key issue within intrapreneurship.
  • how projects within intrapreneurship are led from idea phase to implementation.


The student must through the module obtain skills in:

  • define and explain the connections and differences between different theoretical concepts and theories within intrapreneurship.
  • address problems within intrapreneurship analytically and critically using theoretical concepts and theories to comprehend, compare and critically analyze empirical issues.
  • select and apply relevant methods and tools to handle a key issue within intrapreneurship.


The student must through the module obtain competences to:

  • unite theory and practice in an academic way within a key issue in relation to intrapreneurship.
  • use scientific methods and theories from intrapreneurship within one's own field of expertise to, for example, be able to set up innovative processes, strategies, develop business ideas and business cases and provide an overview of relevant organizational implications.
  • be able to organize and implement projects where key issues within intrapreneurship are addressed, from the idea phase to the implementation of solution proposals.



Name of examIntrapreneurship (foundation)
Type of exam
Oral exam
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 titleIntrapreneurship (foundation)
Module codeKAØKS202261
Module typeProject
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Economics and Business Administration
DepartmentAalborg University Business School
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities