Visa svensk kursplan
Entrepreneurship and New Business Development, 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Singel Subject course. The course is also a part of the Business Administration and Economics Programme
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Business administration - FÖA
  COURSE CODE   723G11
Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:
- Account for theories on entrepreneurship
- Account for the historical development of thoughts in the field of entrepreneurship
- Criticize theories on entrepreneurship
- Describe critical issues within the field of entrepreneurship in relation to related theoretical fields
- Describe and evaluate opportunities in terms of market situation and different types of risks.
- Make informed choices in developing plan and strategies for entrepreneurial ventures in different organizational contexts.
- Identify problems inherent in the creation of a new venture.
The aim of the course is to deepen and widen the student’s knowledge about entrepreneurship, from a theoretical as well as a more practical point of view. Students will learn about perspectives on entrepreneurship, as well as requirements and pre-conditions for entrepreneurship in different organizational contexts.

The course content is based on four submodules
- The historical development of the field and trait approaches to entrepreneurship is discussed.
- The private context of entrepreneuriship is focused, the development of venture plans are discussed as well as analysis the marketplace and competitive advantages.
- Intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship in the public and non-profit contexts are focused, as well as strategies used by entrepreneurs in such contexts.
- Current and ongoing research on entrepreneurship is discussed.
Students will learn through lectures, seminars and team work. Participation in seminars and team work is mandatory. Students are responsible for their own learning process, and lectures provide perspectives on the course content, thus giving an opportunity for students to facilitate the process of structuring the course content.

Students may have to prepare tasks and assignments for seminars and team work. Language of instructions: English
The course content will be examined through mandatory participation in seminars and team work, and a written exam at the end of the course.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

At least two years of undergraduate studies with at least 60 ECTS credits in Business administration (equivalent) Documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6: internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paper based 575 + TWE-score 4.5, and internet based 90), IELTS, academic (minimum score Overall band 6.5 and no band under 5.5), or equivalent.
Exemption from Swedish B.
The course is graded according to the ECTS grading scale A-F
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Entrepreneurship and New Business Development
Entrepreneurship and New Business Development
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IEI - Department of Management and Engineering
Registrar No: 127/07-41   Course Code: 723G11      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Business administration - FÖA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G2X   Basic level     FÖA   SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2008-12-20