Elective – Entrepreneurship and Innovation

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This module provides an understanding of why skills in planning and management are important; how to pursue opportunities; but also on how to learn and practice these. While introducing a number of instruments for business planning and for understanding innovation, the course also provides a critical perspective on business planning and the ‘innovative imperative’ – the fact that all firms need to be innovative on a continuous basis.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The student must through the module obtain knowledge about:

• Knowledge of differences between types of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Skills

The student must through the module obtain skills in:

• Accounting for the importance of entrepreneurship and innovation to a dynamic market economy and two businesses in such an economy. Accounting for the organisation and the management and implementation of innovation and new businesses.

Competences

The student must through the module obtain kompetences to:

• Demonstrating an understanding of business development within firms, including the ability to provide an account of the role, limitations and structure of a business plan.

Exam

Exams

Name of examElective – Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Type of exam
Written exam
ECTS5
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe grade 12 is given for an excellent performance which, considering the above learning goals, displays extensive and reflecting fulfilment of the objectives of the module with no or only a few minor weaknesses. The grade 02 is given for a performance meeting only the minimum requirements for acceptance considering the above learning goals.

Facts about the module

Danish titleValgfag - iværksætteri og innovation
Module codeBAEBA201714
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Business Economics
FacultyThe Faculty of Social Sciences
SchoolSchool of Business and Economics