Department of Management Studies


The Entrepreneurship unit offers a unique action-oriented learning experience for Master’s students and a high-quality research programme that contributes to scholarly debates and policy development.
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We strive for outstading research , teaching and societal impact.

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Research in the unit of Entrepreneurship

Research in the unit of Entrepreneurship combines theoretical and methodological rigour with practical relevance.

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Meet our professors, researchers, doctoral students and staff.

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Teaching in the discipline of entrepreneurship utilizes experience-based learning.

Department of Management Studies

Our research can be broadly characterised as endeavouring to understand the complexity of entrepreneurship as a multifaceted socio-economic phenomenon.Much of our research is applied, with relevance for public policy.

Some of our current research projects include:

  • entrepreneurship and population ageing
  • psychological processes underlying entrepreneurial actions
  • regional and institutional embeddedness of entrepreneurship
  • social and sustainable business venturing
  • trust in small firms' financial relationships


Contact Information

Aalto-yliopisto Kauppakorkeakoulu julkisivu Ekonominaukio helmikuu 2019 Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

School of Business

Address: Ekonominaukio 1, 02150 Espoo
Open Mon-Thu 7.45-21.00, Fri 7.45-20.00, Sat-Sun Closed


Postal address

Department of Management Studies

Aalto University School of Business
P.O. Box 21230


Head of the Department: Professor Henri Schildt

Unit Coordinator: Arne Kroeger
Secretary: Tiia Melander

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