MGT-421 / 3 crédits

Enseignant: Gruber Marc

Langue: Anglais

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.


Summary

This course provides an introduction to the topic of entrepreneurship in for-profit and hybrid settings (social and sustainability goals). The course integrates theories of entrepreneurship with a practical, process-based project in which students develop a business concept in teams.

Content

Keywords

Venture Creation

Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship

Founder Identity

Entrepreneurial Process

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

none

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze Opportunities for for-profit & hybrid ventures
  • Judge one's own preferences
  • Contextualise entrepreneurshop
  • Contrast different types of ventures
  • Recognize opportunities
  • Explain importance of entrepreneurship/sustainable entrepreneurship

Transversal skills

  • Communicate effectively with professionals from other disciplines.
  • Communicate effectively, being understood, including across different languages and cultures.
  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.
  • Assess progress against the plan, and adapt the plan as appropriate.
  • Identify the different roles that are involved in well-functioning teams and assume different roles, including leadership roles.
  • Demonstrate a capacity for creativity.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking

Teaching methods

Course format integrates lectures with active participation of students in workshops to develop an entrepreneurial project in teams. Occasional guest speakers and regular presentations from student teams are part of the learning journey.

Expected student activities

Active participation of students in workshops, business idea generation individually and in groups, development of a business project (using time during class workshops as well as outside of class), presentations to the class, feedback to peers.

Assessment methods

during the semester:

Oral participation 20%
Group project  50%
Individual report 30%

 

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Bibliography

provided in syllabus by lecturer

Moodle Link

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 40
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Essentials of for-profit & hybrid entrepreneurship
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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8-9     
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