This unit introduces the students to the field of entrepreneurship and planning for new business initiatives in the global business environment. Topics include entrepreneurial attitudes, abilities and behaviours; innovation; opportunity recognition; first-mover advantages and disadvantages and internationalisation. The objective of this course is to get familiar with required skills to start a business and evaluate business ideas of others. In this context it is relevant to identify, conceptualize, plan, finance, launch, manage and harvest new ventures in its particular environment. These topics are therefore discussed in this course. Lectures, class discussions, readings and case studies are the learning tools in this course.
This module is usually offered during the fall term (not offered fall 2021/22) and belongs to the specialisation: Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship (S1).