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New Business Development, M.Sc.

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A major in New Business Development at NHH Norwegian School of Economics will educate future managers and entrepreneurs who can address these challenges by providing the innovative products and services consumers want, the jobs people need, and the economic growth required to support the society. NHH Norwegian School of Economics

About

Technological advancements and globalisation challenge organisations, industries and national economies needs to be on constant alert to explore, develop and exploit new business opportunities.

This requires an understanding of processes in innovation and entrepreneurship in all stages of new business development.

The New Business Development programme at NHH Norwegian School of Economics draws on the expertise of NHH on commercialization, finance, financial management, international business, strategy, human resources, and economics.

These competences are needed, and often lacking, in growth-oriented new business development initiatives. Thus, the subject area is highly interdisciplinary, but covers the following overarching themes:

  • The dynamics of innovation and entrepreneurship in start-ups and established corporations.
  • The identification, conceptualization and implementation of new business opportunities.
  • Managing and scaling up of these new business opportunities.

International opportunities

As an NHH student you have excellent opportunities to gain valuable international experience during your studies through exchange programmes, the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM) joint degree and summer courses.

Career

As an NHH graduate you have numerous career possibilities. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • New Business Development in Practice
  • Innovation and Strategic Entrepreneurship
  • Research for Brand Decisions
  • Methodology for Master Thesis
  • Independent work/thesis New Business Development
  • Sustainable Business Models
  • Corporate Finance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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Academic Requirements

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    152

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 600

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree
  • GMAT/GRE
  • Curriculum vitae (résumé) 
  • Documentation of financial ability
  • Documentation of identity

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
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  • National

    Free
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Living costs for Bergen

  • 10362 - 16830 NOK/month
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