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 criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|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||AAU Business School|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Social Sciences|