Entrepreneurship & Regional Development

Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen
Jaar 2019/20
Vakcode GEMERD
Vaknaam Entrepreneurship & Regional Development
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

Uitgebreide vaknaam Entrepreneurship & Regional Development
Leerdoelen 1) After following the course, students can summarize and explain, using relevant theoretical and empirical approaches which role entrepreneurship (and firm dynamics) plays in regional economic development – and the career development of the individual entrepreneur.
2) Furthermore, students can summarize and explain, using relevant theoretical and empirical approaches, where and under which circumstances entrepreneurship is prevalent.
3) As well as being able to communicate information and ideas and solutions regarding the use of entrepreneurship as a regional development tool.
4) Overall the students will learn to adapt an academic attitude towards research questions, literature, methodology, result and interpretation of academic research done in this field of investigations.
Omschrijving In the course we focus on types of entrepreneurship and the effects of entrepreneurship on regional growth but also on regional patterns of entrepreneurship and whether or not specific environments can be more beneficial for entrepreneurship or not. Hence we learn in what ways entrepreneurship is beneficial for regional development and the possibilities for policy makers to use entrepreneurship as a policy instrument.
Uren per week 5
Onderwijsvorm Excursions, Guest lectures, Independent study, Seminars
Toetsvorm Active participation, Group assignments digital, Individual assignments digital, Oral presentation
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. A.E. Brouwer
Docent(en) dr. A.E. Brouwer , Guest lecturers
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
MSc Cultural Geography  (Optional courses Cultural Geography) 1 semester I a keuze
MSc Economic Geography  (Economic Geography: Regional Competitiveness and Trade (track)) 1 semester I a verplicht
MSc Economic Geography  (Basic programme Economic Geography) 1 semester I a verplicht
MSc Environmental and Infrastructure Planning  (Optional courses EIP) 1 semester I a keuze
MSc Population Studies  (Optional courses Pop Studies) 1 semester I a keuze
MSc Real Estate Studies  (Optional courses Real Estate Studies) 1 semester I a keuze
MSc Socio-spatial Planning  (Optional courses Socio-spatial Planning) 1 semester I a keuze
MSc Spatial Sciences (research)  (Optional thematic courses (GERMTTO) year 1 and 2 Spatial Sciences) - semester I a keuze