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Course module: 202000261
Global Entrepreneurship & Business
Course info
Course module202000261
Credits (ECTS)5
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondr. I. Skute
dr. I. Skute
Contactperson for the course
dr. I. Skute
Academic year2022
Starting block
1B/  2B
RemarksFor pre-master BA
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
  1. Students should be able to recognize and identify important global entrepreneurial and business theoretical domains.
  2. From these domains, students have to be able to explain and discuss key theories in global entrepreneurship and business.
  3. Students should be able to demonstrate they are able to interpret and/or apply key theories by using empirical examples.
  4. Students should be able to analyze and distinguish between key theories and non-critical literature in order to prioritize theoretical contributions.
  5. Based on the outcomes of learning goals 1-4, students should be able to apply the theoretical findings to a practical example in the entrepreneurship domain, and aim to  design impactful business recommendations.
  6. Students should be able to solve a challenge within a team, generating a report of their results.
In this course, students get acquainted to the state-of-the-art theories in the field of global entrepreneurship and business, its theoretical origins and its current developments. Topics revolve around the entrepreneurial process of opportunity recognition, development, and exploitation. Also, global entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance, together with new venture creation are discussed. These topics will be discussed from a content perspective and a methodological perspective.

Entrepreneurship lectures, tested with an individual exam, which are also part of the BSc IBA module ‘Innovation & Entrepreneurship’ are connected to learning goals 1 -4 in particular.

A group assignment, based on the material discussed in the lectures during the first 4 weeks, is connected to learning goals 5 and 6 in particular.
The division of weight is 55% for the individual exam and 45% for the group assignment.
Minimum requirements regarding grades:  To successfully pass the course, a minimum grade of 5.5 must be obtained both for the individual exam and the group assignment.



Assumed previous knowledge
Only available for pre-master students BA.
Participating study
Bachelor International Business Administration
Required materials
Suna Løwe Nielsen, Kim Klyver, Majbritt Rostgaard Evald, Torben Bager (2021). Entrepreneurship in Theory and Practice; paradoxes in play. Third edition . Edward Elgar publishing, ISBN 9781789908053 - eText ISBN 9781789908046
Selected academic articles
Recommended materials
Instructional modes
Presence dutyYes

Presence dutyYes

Presence dutyYes


Self study with assistance
Presence dutyYes

Presence dutyYes

Written examination & (group)assignments

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