Principles of Entrepreneurship
This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.
WI000809 is a semester module in German or English language at Bachelor’s level which is offered every semester.
This module description is valid to SS 2014.
|Total workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|120 h||30 h||4 CP|
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
The course offers an introduction to entrepreneurship theory and practice. First students will learn in lectures about theoretical approaches to entrepreneurship and important topics such as entrepreneurial decision making and psychology, opportunity recognition, entrepreneurial finance, and strategy. The second part of the course is a "hands-on-experience" where student teams will work out an opportunity assessment plan based on innovative business ideas they develop.
After course participation students are able to understand the processes associated with the recognition and development of entrepreneurial opportunities. In addition, they are able to develop an opportunity assessment plan.
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
WS 2022/3 SS 2022 WS 2021/2 SS 2021 WS 2020/1 SS 2020 SS 2019 WS 2018/9 SS 2018 WS 2017/8 SS 2017 WS 2016/7 SS 2016 WS 2015/6 SS 2015 WS 2014/5
|VO||2||Entrepreneurial Idea Development (MSE) (WI100809)||
Responsible/Coordination: Patzelt, H.
singular or moved dates
Learning and Teaching Methods
The module consists of introductory lectures including cases and class discussion. In group work students develop business ideas and present the opportunity assessment plans they developed.
Hisrich, R. D./Peters, M. P./Shepherd, D. A.: Entrepreneurship, 8th edition, McGraw-Hill, 2010
Description of exams and course work
The grading is based on presentations (40% of grade) and a term paper (60% of grade).
There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.
Current exam dates
Currently TUMonline lists the following exam dates. In addition to the general information above please refer to the current information given during the course.
|Entrepreneurial Idea Development|