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Introduction to Entrepreneurship (WI001058, WI101058) (Part I of Module "Foundations of Entrepreneurial and Ethical Business")

Course 0000000117 in WS 2017/8

General Data

Course Type lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Chair of Entrepreneurship (Prof. Patzelt)
Dates Tue, 11:30–13:00, 0980
Wed, 13:15–14:45, 0980

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks The course offers introductory lectures to the topic of entrepreneurship. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following: Entrepreneurship and economic growth, entrepreneurial motivation and psychology, creativity, entrepreneurial emotions, opportunity recognition und evaluation, opportunity assessment und business planning, entrepreneurial human and social capital, financing sources for young ventures, growth strategies, social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial failure. After course participation students are able to: • analyze the basics of entrepreneurial motivation and cognition, • understand the role of uncertainty in entrepreneurial decision making, • evaluate strategic aspects and planning issues in entrepreneurial ventures, • explain the role of entrepreneurial human and social capital, • understand the meaning of entrepreneurial failure for individuals and the economy, • remember special forms of entrepreneurship including social and sustainability entrepreneurship.
Links E-Learning course (e. g. Moodle)
TUMonline entry
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