Sweden, Jönköping

International Entrepreneurship and Venturing

when 7 June 2016 - 1 July 2016
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 10 EC

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
On completion of the course the students will be able to:

Knowledge and understanding
1. explain the steps and critical factors in the new venture establishment process
2. explain key interrelationships between a firm and its environment
3. explain the arguments for and against writing a business plan from the perspective of an entrepreneur
or a potential venture capitalist
4. explain the composition and structure of a business plan

Skills and abilities
1. develop the ability to implement the theoretical material to the empirical material provided and analyse
2. develop their written and presentation skills
3. develop group and project work skills

Judgement and approach
1. critically evaluate the fit between different elements of a business plan
2. increase their entrepreneurial self-efficacy

The course content is; introduction to entrepreneurship; the decision to become an entrepreneur; discovering
business opportunities; developing successful venture ideas; analysing and understanding the
business environment; acquiring and building resources; evaluating business plans; moving from an idea
to an entrepreneurial firm; managing and growing an entrepreneurial firm.

Target group

The course welcomes students from different nationalities that meet the prerequisites.

Course aim

The formal goals of the course are to provide the students with insight
into contemporary theoretical and practical developments in the area of
entrepreneurship. The students should gain knowledge and experience
of some of the principles and models of business venturing, including
business planning, and foster a development oriented towards business
activities. This course works together with the Jönköping Science Park
business incubator.

Credits info

10 EC
10 ECTS credits

Fee info

SEK 0: Application fee: 900 SEK (for citizens outside the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland)

Tuition undergraduate courses: 16 250 SEK per course

Social and Cultural package: 600 SEK (Welcome lunch, social activitites, company visit, cultural trip and farewell dinner)

Please feel free to contact us if you want to apply or require more information.The programme is fee-based.