Courses Master Display 2014-2015

Course Description To PDF
Course title Entrepreneurial or SME Management
Course code EBC4093
ECTS credits 7,0
Assessment None
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 1-9-2014 24-10-2014 X
2 27-10-2014 19-12-2014 X
3 12-1-2015 23-1-2015 X
4 2-2-2015 3-4-2015 X
5 13-4-2015 5-6-2015 X
6 15-6-2015 26-6-2015 X
Level Advanced
Coordinator Anita van Gils
For more information:
Language of instruction English
Students will develop several competencies required within the entrepreneurship and small business domain, such as opportunity recognition, strategic and relational competencies. Moreover, team and managerial skills will be further developed.
In block period 1, students will have to plan and organize an entrepreneurship event for alumni from this program and entrepreneurs from the region.

From the second block period onwards, students can select one of the following projects:

1.In a group of four to six students, you set-up your own student company and you effectively run and manage this company during one academic year. Both commercial and social venture projects can be initiated.

2. In a group of two to three students, you join an academic entrepreneur or a valorization officer, and based on a technological invention or patent, the team’s aim is to bring this invention to commercial application, and/or to set-up a new venture.

3. A group of two to three students assists the entrepreneur of a small or medium-sized company during one year in the management of his/her company. Besides making a thorough analysis of the current business situation, you write a strategic development plan. Moreover, you execute one specific project to enhance value creation in this company.

Teaching method: opening lecture (to be planned in September and February, as this is a floating skill)
- Work in subgroups
- Tutorials and group coaching sessions
To be decided, will be announced in the block book.
Knowledge of bachelor courses in accounting, finance, marketing, organisation and strategy
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Groupwork
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Final Paper / Participation / Oral Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master International Business Track Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship