Understanding Entrepreneurship


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • The students will acquire an understanding of entrepreneurship concepts and theories, methods and tools.
  • The student must understand theories of the entrepreneurial role at a personal, organisational as well as societal level.


  • The student must be able to analyse entrepreneurial problems by using relevant theory, methods and tools
  • The students must be able to use theory in analysing entrepreneurial challenges at the personal and organisational level.


  • The student must be able to select and use various relevant theoretical perspectives, methods and tools in relation to the planning and engaging in entreneurial business development processes.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.



Name of examUnderstanding Entrepreneurship
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleEntreprenørskabsforståelse
Module codeM-EE-K1-4
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Production
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science