Course Descriptions 2015-2016 - Entrepreneurship - Course Descriptions Entrepreneurship 25C00100 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management(6 cr

Course Descriptions 2015-2016 - Entrepreneurship - Course...

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Course Descriptions - Entrepreneurship 25C00100 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (6 cr) Responsible teacher: Myrto Chliova Status of the Course: BSc degree, specialisation studies in management, a compulsory course Level of the Course: Intermediate Teaching period: II (autumn 2015) and V (Spring 2016) (the course is taught once in each semester) Otaniemi campus Workload: 1. Classroom hours 24 h 2. Preparation of group work assignments 70 h 3. Preparation for the exam 64 h 4. Exam 2 h Learning Outcomes: Students will be introduced to the basic tenets of entrepreneurship, including current approaches in entrepreneurship practice and research. They will also be familiarised with entrepreneurial ecosystems at Aalto, in Finland, and abroad. Finally, they will have the opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial skills by working on and presenting their own business ideas. Content: The course will contain lectures on key concepts as well as group assignments, including business idea pitching sessions and peer teaching sessions. It will also incorporate presentations from guest speakers. Assessment Methods and Criteria: Group assignments (40%) Final exam (60%) Study Material: The required textbook is: Barringer B. R. and Ireland D. (2012) Entrepreneurship: Successfully launching new ventures. Pearson. Availablility This will be complemented with additional articles and readings assigned by the lecturers. Course Homepage: Evaluation: 0 (fail) to 5 (excellent) Registration for Courses: Registration via WebOodi ends 7 days before the period starts. Language of Instruction: English Further Information: Participation in the first lecture is mandatory. The maximum number of students admitted to the course is 150. Priority is given to (1) BSc students studying in the specialisation of Management, (2) BSc students studying in a minor study package in Management, (3) other Aalto BIZ students, (4) Aalto internal mobility 25E18000 Sustainable Entrepreneurship (6 cr) Responsible teacher: Ewald Kibler Status of the Course: MSc, specialisation studies in the Entrepreneurship Master’s programme ; elective in the programme studies, elective in the CEMS programme Level of the Course: Advanced studies Teaching period: II (autumn 2015) The course is only offered during the second teaching period. Workload: Contact hours 24 h Group work assignments 112 h Individual assignment 24 h Learning Outcomes: Students will gain a topical overview of scholarly and policy discussions about sustainable entrepreneurship. They will learn to distinguish sustainable entrepreneurship from commercial entrepreneurship, and to critically analyse the social and ecological impact of current business practices. Students will also engage in sustainable practices in- and outside the classroom, and
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Course Descriptions - Entrepreneurship learn to identify sustainability problems and opportunities for the development of a sustainable new business.
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