The Entrepreneur and Society 6057

Course Objectives

The course provides a broad introduction to entrepreneurship and innovation. Through lectures, literature studies and field work, students will gain a theoretical and practical understanding of what it entails to be an entrepreneur and what role entrepreneurship plays in society.

Course Description

The course covers the following topics:

  • Different types of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship in various sectors
  • The process from idea to implementation and operation
  • The entrepreneur
  • Entrepreneur and networks
  • Social change and entrepreneurship policies

Learning Methods

2-3 hours of lectures per week during the autumn semester. Group project, organized field work and reporting.

Assessment Methods

Group assignment (field) which counts for 40% and individual written examination counts 60%. All examinations must receive passing marks in order to receive a final course grade.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter Bergit Grivi <>, last modified Ian Hector Harkness - 22/02/2011