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.
The student must through the module obtain knowledge about:
• Knowledge of differences between types of entrepreneurship and innovation.
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.
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.
|Name of exam||Elective – Entrepreneurship and Innovation|
|Type of exam|
All written and all electronic aids
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The 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.|
|Danish title||Valgfag - iværksætteri og innovation|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Business Economics|
|Department||Department of Business and Management|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Social Sciences|