Netherlands, Utrecht

Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice

when 8 July 2019 - 12 July 2019
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 495

This is the first course of the track "Entrepreneurial Side of Business". It not only teaches students about the theory of entrepreneurship but actually engages students in the practical side of being an entrepreneur.
The course focuses on the value of entrepreneurship for society and offers valuable lessons for both students who are interested in setting up a business themselves and for students who will employ entrepreneurial skills in other settings during their career.

The world changes and we need to redevelop what is made, how it is made, where to sell, how to distribute, all while taking into consideration the consequences for the world around us. Entrepreneurship is all about creating value, not only in terms of financial returns, but also about improving social and environmental aspects.
Some entrepreneurial people choose to start their own business, but we also need people who seek opportunities for improvement inside larger organizations in business, government, education, and health care.
Topics include: entrepreneurial strategies; ethics; social entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial marketing and entrepreneurial finance.
This course is the first course of the track "Entrepreneurial Side of Business" (1. Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice - 2. Strategic Entrepreneurship - 3. Social Entrepreneurship - 4. Entrepreneurial Marketing).

Course leader

Peter O. van der Meer

Target group

Students in the final phase of their bachelor/ undergraduate studies.

Course aim

The aim of this course is to give an overview of different forms of entrepreneurship, its importance for economies and the people involved. Next to studying and discussing a selection of academic articles, students will be actively involved in the entrepreneurial process.

Fee info

EUR 495: Course fee
EUR 200: Housing fee

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