Foundations of Entrepreneurship

Key Info

Basic Information

Studypath:
Master in Business Administration
Semester:
3
Course Type:
Lecture
Language:
English
Cycle:
Winter term
Scheduling:
Entire semester
Course Units:
4.0
Credits:
5.0
Erasmus Capacity:
30
Compulsory Attendance:
No

Lecturer

The following details taken from the examination regulations MSBWL/13, SMPO 6. Änderungsordnung (zum WS 2018/19) (08.02.2019) are for information purposes only and not legally binding. For legally binding information, please refer to the corresponding official examination regulations of the program Master in Business Administration.

Syllabus

This course provides an introduction into the topic of entrepreneurship. Central focus of this course is to explain how ideas are translated into marketable business opportunities. Theoretical core concepts such as innovation management and opportunity recognition are presented. These are complemented by guest lectures in order to connect theory and practice.

The practice session is closely connected to the lecture. Within this sesscion, participants develop new product ideas based on real technologies.

Objectives

The objective of this course is to gain deeper understanding of entrepreneurship, both – as science and in practice. Next to basic theoretical insights related to this topic such as opportunity recognition or innovation management, this course is closely connected to business practice. Course participants will develop an understanding for entrepreneurial thinking and acting. Further, participants will work on real business ideas for a presentation at the end of the course.

Prerequisites

Formal: none
Content: Introduction to Business Administration (EBWL) or basic knowledge of business administration, interest in entrepreneurship topics

Examination

Paper (20%, graded), Presentation (20%, graded), Examination (60%, graded, 60min.)

Further Information

This course is an open online course. That means the content of the course will be delivered in videos and in class we will discuss the content further.

Literature

No information available in English at the moment.