Courses Master Display 2022-2023

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Course title Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Course code SSP5031
ECTS credits 5,0
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
3 16-1-2023 20-1-2023 C
Level Intermediate/Advanced
Coordinator Nancy Bocken, Clarence Bluntz
For more information: nancy.bocken@maastrichtuniversity.nl; c.bluntz@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Students who complete this module successfully will be able to:
* Critically reflect on sustainable entrepreneurship/intrapreneurship theory and practice
* Identify and evaluate sustainable entrepreneurship opportunities
* Develop a strategy for a sustainable enterprise
* Conduct primary research and analyse primary and secondary data in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship
* Prepare and present documentation to pitch a novel enterprise idea
* Learn to cope with the chaos and complexity of doing sustainable entrepreneurship in the real world
Description
This module provides students the opportunity to develop and apply entrepreneurial skills to address complex social and environmental problems. Students will explore the role of entrepreneurial action from new organisations (entrepreneurship) and existing organisations (intrapreneurship) in contributing to sustainability transitions. This course is structured around experiential problem-based learning, providing students the opportunity to synthesise theory and practice as they develop an idea for their own sustainable enterprises. Topics will include: critically reviewing concepts of sustainable entrepreneurship/intrapreneurship; user centred-design of social and sustainable enterprises; frameworks for understanding and strategizing; understanding and reporting social and environmental impact; sustainable investment.
Literature
Prerequisites
Sustainable Business Innovation (SSP5021)
Keywords
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Lecture
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Final Paper / Participation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master Sustainable Business: Leadership, Innovation and Management Compulsory Course(s)