BMO-22706 Principles of Entrepreneurship


Vak code vorig jaar: (BMO-35306)

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Studiepunten 6.00

OnderwijstypeContacturen
Lecture16
Tutorial10
Group work15
Independent study0
Course coordinator(s)dr. VC Materia
Lecturer(s)dr. LJL Ploum
TX Daalderop
dr. VC Materia
dr. ir. BM Schober
dr. Y Baggen
Examiner(s)prof. dr. WA Dolfsma
dr. VC Materia

Language of instruction:

EN

Continuation courses:

- BMO-51306: Economics of Science and Technology;

- BMO-23406: New Venture Creation: From idea to Business Plan;

- BMO-30306: Technology, Innovation and Strategy

- BMO-57306: Entrepreneurship in practice.


Contents:

This course provides the basics for a student who wants to gain essential practical experience, underpin knowledge and reflect on the challenges involved in creating an entrepreneurial culture. As a “basics of entrepreneurship course”, the course enhances the creation of insights on critical aspects related to entrepreneurship. During the six weeks of the course, students are in fact encouraged to gain an understanding of the main concepts of entrepreneurship, handle important topics and develop skills in:

- identifying an opportunity;

- developing an entrepreneurial mind;

- analyzing the entrepreneurial process from the idea to the practical realization of it;

- experiencing the value creation process and the setting of a business model;

- reflecting on the variety and complexity of entrepreneurship.


Learning outcomes:

After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to: 
- identifying an opportunity;
- developing an entrepreneurial mind;
- analyzing the entrepreneurial process from the idea to the practical realization of it;
- experiencing the value creation process and the setting of a business model;
- reflecting on the variety and complexity of entrepreneurship.

Activities:

The course consists of intensive and interactive lectures, group works, tutorials. It relies on multiple activities (e.g. video making, pitching, interviews etc.) aiming at supporting students in understanding, explaining and experiencing entrepreneurial theories and practices. Sessions are highly interactive and students are expected to be well prepared and to participate actively and critically in discussions and presentations. Guest lectures by entrepreneurs and industry experts are also scheduled.


Examination:

The examination is based on weekly activities or assignments (50%) and on a final written exam (50%).


Literature:

Course material mainly consists of:

- power point presentations;

- articles and hands-out delivered by the lecturers before the course starts and during the course;

- additional literature provided;

Students are expected to check the course site on Brightspace regularly for updates and new relevant information.


OpleidingFaseSpecialisatiePeriode
Verplicht voor: MFTFood TechnologyMScH: Spec. H - Food Entrepreneurship1AF
Keuze voor: MFQFood Quality ManagementMScD: Spec. D - Quality Management and Entrepreneurship1AF
MinorPeriode
Verplicht voor: WUINEBSc Minor Innovation and Entrepreneurship1AF
WUUEMBSc Minor Urban Environmental Management1AF