Course ObjectiveStudents obtain knowledge about and insight in the relevance of
entrepreneurship and innovation for their own discipline. Students
learn about the processes which are involved in the recognition and
exploitation of opportunities, about creating economic and social value
and about the nature and role of networks. In addition students gain
knowledge of different entrepreneurial processes and the importance of
valorization of findings and business ideas for a knowledge- based
Course ContentThis course consists of two tracks: a theoretical track and a practical
track. These two tracks run simultaneously.
In the first track you learn about entrepreneurship. Answers are found
on questions such as: what is entrepreneurship? What defines an
entrepreneur? What are entrepreneurial opportunities? What is the role
of innovation in entrepreneurship? What is corporate social
responsibility (CSR)? How can we judge the feasibility of
Simultaneously you work on an assignment (second track). In the first
week of this course you search for an innovation in your own discipline
(product, service, process etc. ). Your choice must be approved by the
lecturers. The first part of the assignment consists of a description
of the innovation which you have chosen. Subsequently, you make a SWOT
analysis and a network analysis of the innovation. Also a paragraph of
CSR should be added. The final part of the assignment is your own
feasibility study: how would you valorize the innovation to the market.
Teaching MethodsLectures and workshops. Each week scientific lectures or practical
workshops are given. These lectures are both the basis for the exam and
for the assignment.
Method of AssessmentYour grade is based on a written exam and a team assignment. Both the
exam and the
assignment will determine 50% of the grade. The exam and the assignment
must be of sufficient quality.
LiteratureTwo books and a series of articles. The course manual contains a list of
online available articles.
Additional InformationOptional course for Master students 'Human Movement Sciences' 'Sport,
Exercise & Health', 'Fundamental and Clinical Movement Sciences'.
PRESENCE WITH ALL LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS IS MANDATORY
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Fac. of Behavioural and Movement Science|
|Course Coordinator||prof. dr. E. Masurel|
|Examiner||prof. dr. E. Masurel|
prof. dr. E. Masurel
You need to register for this course yourself
|Teaching Methods||Seminar, Lecture|