Principles of Entrepreneurship
This Module is offered by Chair of Entrepreneurship (Prof. Patzelt).
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
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.
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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 and Schedule
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.