Innovation, entrepreneurship and business models are key concepts that are necessary to understand changes in and for companies. In order to maintain their competitiveness, companies need to understand these concepts and be able to address the issues and challenges they present.
The module includes an introduction to key concepts and theories regarding innovation, entrepreneurship and business models. These are used throughout the course to identify, define and reflect on key issues related to innovation, entrepreneurship and business models. 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’ – that all firms need to be innovative on a continuous basis. These insights are essential for any business manager and are as such relevant to the whole business administration education.
In the teaching, the module connects theory with practice by means of various real-life examples and cases. During the exercises the students will be introduced to using digital platforms and the use of specific software for group work and for assignments.
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:
For information see §17.
|Name of exam||Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Business Models|
|Type of exam|
Written or oral examIndividual examination.
|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||Innovation, entreprenørskab og forretningsmodeller|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Economics and Business Administration|
|Department||Aalborg University Business School|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|