Technology based entrepreneurship

Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode WMIE14001
Vaknaam Technology based entrepreneurship
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Technology based entrepreneurship
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Critically review relevant academic literature on technology based entrepreneurship
2. Apply theoretical insights on entrepreneurship in real business contexts.
3. Appraise new venture creation topics and related issues, such as entrepreneurial opportunity, starting and managing new ventures and advanced theories of entrepreneurship and innovation in a technology based industry.
4. Develop attitudes towards entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial issues in new and existing firms.
Omschrijving This course is one of the obligatory courses of Master IEM and introduces the students to research on the specific challenges and issues that entrepreneurs face when starting a new business in a technology context. The course provides insights into the basic skills required to start a new venture from a theoretical, scientific point of view. The following topics are dealt with: the entrepreneur and the opportunity, the logic of entrepreneurial process, business models and opportunity evaluation, financing a start-up, role of networks, and growth.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm Hoorcollege (LC), Opdracht (ASM)
(Reading articles, lectures/discussions, guest lectures/workshops, group presentation preparation, group written assignments and preparation final exam.)
Toetsvorm Opdracht (AST), Presentatie (P), Schriftelijk tentamen (WE)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. O. Belousova
Docent(en) dr. O. Belousova ,dr. A.J. Frederiks ,prof. dr. A.J. Groen
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
selected articles
Technology Ventures From Idea to Enterprise (4th International edition)
McGraw Hill Higher Education
Andrew J. Nelson, Thomas H. Byers, Richard C. Dorf 978-1259252754 ca. €  52,99
Entreevoorwaarden
Opmerkingen The final grade for this course is based on the group work assignments and the individual performance at the exam.

The course unit may be considered as preparatory for Innovation and Entrepreneurship elective or Product & Service Development elective.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
MSc Industrial Engineering and Management 1 semester I a verplicht
MSc Mechanical Engineering (in ontwikkeling)  (05. Courses in Business, Management and Society) 1 semester I a keuze