Courses and study plans / Entrepreneurship, Management and Organisation
1844 Entrepreneurial Business Creativity
|Period: 1||2.9.2013 - 18.10.2013|
|Department||Management and Organisation|
This course is designed to explore many dimensions of entrepreneurship. It provides a comprehensive foundation for additional learning in the context of specific entrepreneurship courses. The course aims to prepare students to effectively create and evaluate new venture opportunities connected to diverse contexts like start-ups, family businesses, big firms and research-intensive organizations. We also take a look at mental training as a way of developing one┤s own creative talent.
Students will learn to solve problems and challenges by using different innovation and creativity techniques. During the course students learn about start-ups, family businesses, research-intensive environments, big firms and how new business activities can be born in these contexts. Students will also be familiar with mental training and how that can be a future part of one┤s own development plan.
Language of Instruction
Introduction to Organization and Management.
Lectures, guest lecturers, workshops, seminar day, cases and exercises.
Barringer, B R and Ireland, R D (2008): Entrepreneurship: successfully launching new ventures. Pearson Prenctice Hall. Second Edition.
DahlÚn, Micael: Creativity Unlimited: Thinking inside the Box for Business Innovation. John Wiley and Sons. 2008.
Godin, Seth: Poke the Box. 2011
In addition articles according to examinator's instructions.
Evaluation and Examination
Different types of assignments, both individual and group work.