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Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Programma

  • 1 jaar

    The specific organisational characteristics of smaller firms are addressed, basically all subdisciplines of management and organisation. Also questions such as 'what is entrepreneurship?', 'am I suitable to be an entrepreneur?' and issues of consultancy are addressed. These are topics in compulsory courses. With electives you specialise in fields like strategy, marketing and management of technology. Furthermore, a part of the programme is devoted to writing a thesis including doing research.

    The specific organisational characteristics of smaller firms are addressed, basically all subdisciplines of management and organisation. Also questions such as 'what is entrepreneurship?', 'am I suitable to be an entrepreneur?' and issues of consultancy are addressed. These are topics in compulsory courses. With electives you specialise in fields like strategy, marketing and management of technology. Furthermore, a part of the programme is devoted to writing a thesis including doing research.

Programma-opties

  • Energy Focus Area (specialisatie)

    Focus your MSc on Energy and open up extra career opportunities. There are two steps to the Energy Focus Area-

    1) complete two of four chosen electives 2) write and round off an MSc thesis on an energy topic

  • Digital Business Focus Area (specialisatie)

    Focus your MSc on Digital Business and gain specialised knowledge in the field. There are two steps to the Digital Business Focus Area-

    1) complete two of eight chosen electives 2) write and round off an MSc thesis on a digital business topic

  • Master Internship (specialisatie)

    Opportunity for an internship between February and June. You will be rewarded 15 ECTS on top of your programme. Your thesis will be postponed to the first semester of your next study year.

Opbouw programma

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Business Diagnosis and Design (5 EC)
Elective(s) MSc BA SB&E (10 EC)
Master's Thesis BA SB&E (20 EC)
New Ventures & Entrepreneurship (5 EC)
Research & Skills for MSc BA (5 EC)
Small Business Economics & Policy (5 EC)
Small Business Management (5 EC)
Strategic Analysis for Small Business (5 EC)

The programme addresses the specific organisational characteristics of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on basically all subdisciplines of management and organisation. Also, it provides insight into entrepreneurial processes in a variety of business contexts. These are topics in compulsory courses. With electives you specialise in fields like strategy, marketing or management of technology. Furthermore, a part of the programme is devoted to writing a thesis including doing research.

The programme addresses the specific organisational characteristics of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on basically all subdisciplines of management and organisation. Also, it provides insight into entrepreneurial processes in a variety of business contexts. These are topics in compulsory courses. With electives you specialise in fields like strategy, marketing or management of technology. Furthermore, a part of the programme is devoted to writing a thesis including doing research.

Studeren in het buitenland

  • Studeren in het buitenland is facultatief
Waarom in Groningen?

More than 95% of the business community consists of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Yet most management programmes focus on large businesses. In the MSc SB&E you learn more about management of SMEs, about the entrepreneurial economy and the challenges entrepreneurs are facing. Besides, it is an internationally accredited programme, ensuring a high quality education that meets both the AACSB and EQUIS standards, which only one percent of universities reach worldwide.

More than 95% of the business community consists of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Yet most management programmes focus on large businesses. In the MSc SB&E you learn more about management of SMEs, about the entrepreneurial economy and the challenges entrepreneurs are facing. Besides, it is an internationally accredited programme, ensuring a high quality education that meets both the AACSB and EQUIS standards, which only one percent of universities reach worldwide.

Studying means working independently and planning your studies yourself. But successful studying depends on many different factors, so it is understandable that you may need to consult an impartial expert to discuss your study progress and personal circumstances that influence your studies. The faculty's study advisors are available to help you. Obviously, everything discussed with the study advisor remains confidential.

Studying means working independently and planning your studies yourself. But successful studying depends on many different factors, so it is understandable that you may need to consult an impartial expert to discuss your study progress and personal circumstances that influence your studies. The faculty's study advisors are available to help you. Obviously, everything discussed with the study advisor remains confidential.

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