Università degli studi dell'Insubria

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: PROCESS AND PRACTICE (RUN BY VISITING PROFESSORS)

Degree course: 
Corso di Second cycle degree in GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2017/2018
Year: 
2
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2018/2019
Course type: 
Optional subjects
Language: 
English
Credits: 
3
Period: 
Second Trimestre
Standard lectures hours: 
20
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (20 hours)
Requirements: 

None

Final Examination: 
Orale

The final assessment is based on the evaluation of the student’s participation in class discussions and assignments (both individual and group). Student’s evaluation will be based on the quality and quantity of class participation in business cases and article discussions as well as on a written assignment where he/she will be required to analyze (individually and/or as part of a group) an assigned business case.
Tailor-made work assignments will be assigned by the teacher to students who are not able to attend the class.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

This course will focus on current issues re: entrepreneurship. Specific topics will be addressed based on the background of the visiting professor.

Course objectives involve students achieving some advanced learning outcomes, i.e.:
- A thorough knowledge of what entrepreneurship is.
- Examples of how today's entrepreneurs use continuous innovation to create radically successful business with specific focus on high-tech products and markets.
- An understanding of how to introduce innovative (high-tech) product/services/business model into the market.
- Understanding how to learn from failure.

At the end of the course students have to prove they have learned the core theories presented and the appropriate terminology used in the field of study of entrepreneurship and innovation management in high-tech companies. Students have to prove that they can manage the concepts and the tools presented in class.

This course will focus on current issues re: entrepreneurship and innovation.

Detailed program to be defined once visiting professors are appointed.

Before the beginning of the course, the detailed program along with the schedule of the lessons will be published on the e-learning platform.

Readings will be communicated through the e-learning platform.

Convenzionale

Lectures, class interaction, working assignments, and case discussion.

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