BABOR_06 Entrepreneurship and Innovation - 10 stp
Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester.
Applicants from outside the Nordic countries: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester.
Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester.
Nordic applicants: Generell studiekompetanse
International applicants: Higher Education Entrance Qualification and certified language requirements in English.
A list of the requirements for the Higher Education Entrance Qualification in Norway can be found on the web site from the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT). For language requirements we refer to
Admission code: 9199 (Nordic applicants).
Students will be provided with theoretical knowledge about innovation, entrepreneurship, and small businesses. Students will learn to cooperate practically with case companies and/or case organizations.
Introduction to entrepreneurship
- Contributions of entrepreneurial firms
- Entrepreneurship - conceptual approaches
- Types of Entrepreneurs / Types of Organizations
Introduction to innovation
- Reasons to innovate
- Value-driven (service) innovation
- Implementation of innovation
The entrepreneurial process and innovation
- Exploration and Exploitation of opportunities
- Entrepreneurship as firm Behavior
- Basics on Business Models and The logic of effectuation
International and cross border entrepreneurship
- Aspects of cross border entrepreneurship in the Barents region;
- Internationalization strategies and
- Impact of cultures
- will be familiar with central approaches and theories to understanding innovation as a core concept of entrepreneurship in general and cross border entrepreneurship in particular
- will be able to apply theoretical concepts to understand and analyze processes of innovation and entrepreneurship in practice; will be able to self-assess his or her practical case study efforts
- will appreciate the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship and can conduct teamwork based case work
The students academic performance will be assessed both through:
A formative evaluation:
- Project and team work participation, i.e. attendance is compulsory (at least 80 % of class).
- Work Paper
And a summative evaluation:
- Project work-based written papers
- Written Case work evaluations
- Final Term paper
Final term paper is graded A-F.
Possibility for resit exam in case of F.
Lectures Autumn 2015
uni.lekt. Klaus-Peter Fischer