PhD candidate:
Learn how to manage your career
and develop entrepreneurial skills!

Would you like to reflect upon personal strenghts, weaknessess and life goals ?

Would you like to develop critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, coaching, communication and storytelling skills ?

Would you like to learn how to design a career plan, a business plan and understand the concept of value proposition?


This course will cover:

  • Career planning and assessment (business canvas)
  • Commercialisation
  • Resume writing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
  • Interview techniques
  • Knowledge transfer within and across sectors
  • Leadership
  • Legal and business standardisation
  • Oral presentation & personal pitch
  • Patenting
  • Problem-solving
  • Teamwork

About the course:

The course on Career Management and Entrepreneurship has been prepared by the InnoExc GmbH team (Innovation Excellence Hub – a platform for innovators and investors). It will be piloted at NOVA University of Lisbon and at Tampere University. The three main building blocks are Competence (set of knowledge, skills and attitudes), Value creation (from humans’ activity to generation of value for someone), and Being entrepreneurial (looking at things from different perspectives).

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This course will be available in December 2022