Theories of Technology Venture Creation

2019-2020

Course Objective

the student learns about resource acquistion over the life cycle of a
high-tech company, both via the literature and via practice (performing
a case study and present it)

Course Content

We study how new and emerging technologies find their way to the market
in the context of the innovation ecosystem. Insights are created and
challenged by critically reflecting and discussing relevant literature
in an interactive setting.

The first half of the course scientific literature on resource
acquisition is studied.
In the second half of the course, we will focus on carrying out a case
study in a real company on how it acquired over its lifecycle its
resources.

Teaching Methods

- This course is taught entirely in English e.g spoken, written and
read.
- Working groups in which literature is studied and discussed
- Practical case study

Method of Assessment

Theory: 40%
Case study: 60%

Entry Requirements

• Basic knowledge of scientific principles behind life sciences and
energy sciences.
• Basic knowledge of Business & innovation sciences.

Literature

Links to required articles and book chapters will be provided on
Canvas.

Target Audience

• Participants of the minor Technology Entrepreneurship
• Participants of the "minor SBI voor Science studenten", and preMaster
SBI
• FEW students (as an elective)

Additional Information

The concepts and themes introduced in this course build upon the SBI
curriculum. The course is structured in such a way that its content is
manageable for students from other FEW science programs.
The skills that are developed in this course (evaluating literature,
critical thinking, essay writing, presenting) can be of great use in
your Bachelor’s thesis.The first two years of the Bachelor’s programme
in Science, Business and
Innovation offer an ideal preparation for this course. Key concepts and
skills can be applied in this course.

Custom Course Registration

Contact the course coordinator

Recommended background knowledge

The first two years of the Bachelor’s programme in Science, Business and
Innovation offer an ideal preparation for this course. Key concepts and
skills can be applied in this course. It also functions as one of the
courses in the preMaster SBI

General Information

Course Code X_420569
Credits 6 EC
Period P1
Course Level 400
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Science
Course Coordinator prof. dr. P.C. van der Sijde
Examiner prof. dr. P.C. van der Sijde
Teaching Staff prof. dr. P.C. van der Sijde

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Teaching Methods Study Group, Lecture
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