Courses Exchange Display 2024-2025

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Course title Strategic Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Course code EBC4041
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 2-9-2024 20-10-2024 X X
Level Advanced
Coordinator Anita van Gils
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Language of instruction English
In this course students get acquainted with entrepreneurial and innovation processes. First students will develop a deeper insight and understanding of different theories that underlie these processes. Second students will merge these new insights with the broad array of contemporary developments . Third students will be encouraged to apply their new knowledge and insights in various projects Fourth students will enhance their creative skill set.
This course analyses the entrepreneurship and innovation process – moving from startup over scaleup to corporate innovation – using a strategic management lens. For the startup and scaleup setting, it investigates entrepreneurial decision models (e.g., effectuation, lean startup) and strategic and organizational challenges in scaling the business venture. For the corporate setting, it studies crucial decisions in areas like R&D spending, corporate venturing, and patenting, as well as strategic challenges related to ambidexterity and responding to disruptive innovations. This course thus offers an holistic advanced-level overview of entrepreneurship and innovation processes, with deep dives in key focal areas.
Academic articles, practitioner articles, cases.
This course is in transition for the master Business Research.
See the Master Education and Examination Regulations for more information.

The following rule applies to master Business Research students who started the programme prior to academic year 2024-2025.
The master Business Research has been discontinued.
Courses of the Business Research master’s programme will continue to be offered until and including academic year 2025-2026 with exam opportunities running until and including 2026-2027.

Courses and workload are very demanding for all IB Master courses. Some prior knowledge on strategic and innovation management could be useful in order to have a better understanding of this course. Exchange students need to have obtained a bachelor degree with a major in Business or in Economics. An advanced level of English.
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Papers / Groupwork
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Final Paper / 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
Master Business Research - No specialisation Transitional Regulation
Master Business Research - Operations Research Transitional Regulation
Master Human Decision Science Deprecated
Master International Business - Entrepreneurship and Business Development Compulsory Course(s)
Master International Business - Strategy and Innovation Compulsory Course(s)
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