Courses NonDegree Display 2022-2023

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Course title Technology Entrepreneurship
Course code EBC2144
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
2 31-10-2022 9-12-2022 X X
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Jermain Kaminski
For more information: j.kaminski@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Primary goal: To understand how science-based research and technological breakthroughs can be transformed into new business.

Secondary goals: [1] To develop a solid theoretical understanding of the process of market opportunity identification and evaluation in the context of new technologies. [2] To explore the frontier of current knowledge when it comes to creating value from technological inventions and managing early-stage commercialization processes. [3] To practically apply your knowledge on early stage commercialization efforts. [4] To channel back your practically acquired knowledge into theoretical conceptualizations of the entrepreneurial opportunity identification and evaluation process.
Description
The course Technology Entrepreneurship aims to help you understand and master core entrepreneurial challenges of turning science into products and products into businesses. We will adopt a strongly entrepreneurial lens. Meaning that we will look at important technology commercialization activities through the eyes of a potential technology entrepreneur or investor.
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Prerequisites
The courses of the Entrepreneurship minor draw on the scholarly entrepreneurship literature. You do NOT need to have prior knowledge in the functional domains of business administration or small business management (e.g. strategy, marketing, accounting, HRM, finance, operations). However, we strongly encourage you to take the two introductory courses of the minor (EBC2171, EBC2172) BEFORE taking this course. Your command of English in speech and writing needs be adequate to actively prepare for, participate in, and contribute to the classes. Also, make sure you can commit sufficient time during this block to accommodate the work load.
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Papers / Groupwork
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Attendance / Participation / Presentation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor International Business - Emerging Markets Year 3 Elective Course(s)
Bachelor International Business Year 3 Business Elec(s) - Maj Accounting
Bachelor International Business Year 3 Business Elec(s) - Maj Finance
Bachelor International Business Year 3 Business Elec(s) - Maj Inf Mgmt
Bachelor International Business Year 3 Business Elec(s) - Maj Marketing
Bachelor International Business Year 3 Business Elec(s) - Maj Org
Bachelor International Business Year 3 Business Elec(s) - Maj SCM
Bachelor International Business Year 3 Business Elec(s) - Maj Strategy
Bachelor International Business Year 3 Core Course(s) - Maj Entrepreneurship
UM-wide minors Minor Entrepreneurship
SBE Exchange Bachelor Bachelor Exchange Courses
SBE Exchange Master Bachelor Exchange Courses
SBE Non Degree Courses Bachelor Courses
SBE Non Degree Courses Minor Entrepreneurship