Kies de Nederlandse taal
Course module: 201000156
International Entrepreneurship
Course infoSchedule
Course module201000156
Credits (ECTS)5
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondr. R. Harms
dr. R. Harms
Contactperson for the course
dr. R. Harms
Academic year2014
Starting block
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Learning goals
Upon completion of this course, the student:
•        will have state of the art knowledge of the field of international entrepreneurship research
•        will have a deep theoretical understanding of international entrepreneurship research in general and the entrepreneurial process in particular
•        is able to critically reflect theoretical contributions to the field.
•        Is able to apply / reflect theoretical contributions in the real business world.
Aim The objective of the course is to learn about the challenges of international opportunities that new and existing ventures are facing. The topic of “International Entrepreneurship” also serves as a vehicle to teach students about the fundamentals of management research and entrepreneurship research, that underly the IntEnt literature.  

Course description The field of International Entrepreneurship can be defined as the entrepreneurial activities that involve the consideration of opportunities and resources across country borders. This course focuses on how entrepreneurs and managers of new and small ventures can effectively make use of international opportunities in view of the challenges connected with operating across borders.

Key words Entrepreneurship, international entrepreneurship, opportunity recognition, opportunity development, opportunity exploitation

Assessment Group presentations (10%); theory vs. practice reflections (40%), a written test (50%) [may be adapted according to class size]

Contribution to the programme learning goals
·         provides a broad and in-depth education on issues of the field of IntEnt that has high academic standards and exposure to real-life business practice
·         state of the art knowledge IntEnt in particular and a theoretical foundation in other disciplines when warranted
·         prepares for Research Master or PhD by uncovering the intellectual foundation of current topics

Knowledge integration with other courses Global Strategy &Marketing
Assumed previous knowledge
Required materials
Recommended materials
selected journal articles
Instructional modes
Presence dutyYes

Self study

Presence dutyYes

Written exam

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