Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Academic maturity corresponding to the level of bachelor in a software-related discipline.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


The student should achieve knowledge about entrepreneurship and business development related to software (information and communication technologies) including typically:

  • different scientific approaches to entrepreneurship, including effectuation
  • intra-/entrepreneurship
  • competition and market conditions
  • business models and business plans
  • intellectual property rights
  • market development and marketing
  • growth strategies
  • open entrepreneurship


  • the ability to explain course concepts precisely using the professional terminology of the discipline
  • the ability to use those concepts to explain practical and empirical (case based) contexts


  • should be able to formulate, develop and present their own software-related business ideas to a qualified audience.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized according to the general teaching methods for the education, cf. chapter 3

Extent and expected workload

It is expected that the student uses 30 hours per ECTS, which for this activity means 150 hours



Name of examEntrepreneurship
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Contact: The Study board for Computer Science at cs-sn@cs.aau.dk or 9940 8854

Facts about the module

Danish titleEntreprenørskab
Module codeDSNIXDK302
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Computer Science
DepartmentDepartment of Computer Science
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design