Enterprising Behavior


Course Objective

L1. The student is able to analyse an EB-related practical case, and
provide a theoretically sound advice. (Academic and ResearchSkills)
L2. Students gain a basic understanding of concepts in
Behaviour, and are able to analyse, compare, and apply these concepts.
(Bridging theory and practice)
L3. The student is able to apply EB concepts to a practical
enterprising-related problem. (Bridging theory and Practice)
L4. The student is able to work in a small team, and is able to
present a case assignment that encompasses a theoretical analysis and
practical advice based on an EB-related problem. (Social Skills)
L5. The student further develops his/her communication skills in
by actively improving English writing skills. (Broadening your Horizon)
L6. The student is able to critically reflect on his/her individual
team performance during the course, and he/she is able to use EB
concepts in order to illustrate reflection with theoretical arguments.

Course Content

This course takes an Opportunity-centred approach to enterprising
behaviour (OCE). This distinctive approach to learning focuses students
on the human behaviours used in thinking, learning, decision-making,
working and managing in entrepreneurial ways. Students will learn about
and experience thinking and acting as enterprising individuals using
real-world learning cases, through which they can develop the skills and
confidence to recognize, create and act effectively on opportunities.
These competencies are the basic building blocks for a future
enterprising career.

Teaching Methods

The format of instruction is lectures and tutorials.

Method of Assessment

Assessment is based upon individual and group assignments.


Rae, D. (2014). Opportunity-Centred Entrepreneurship
(Second edition). Palgrave Macmillan.

Additional Information

Het vak wordt in het Engels gegeven.

General Information

Course Code E_BK3_ENTBEH
Credits 6 EC
Period P2
Course Level 300
Language of Tuition English
Faculty School of Business and Economics
Course Coordinator dr. N.A. Thompson
Examiner dr. N.A. Thompson
Teaching Staff dr. N.A. Thompson

Practical Information

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Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Lecture, Study Group
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