Introduction to Entrepreneurship Management

The American College of Greece

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Entrepreneurship Management

  • Host University

    The American College of Greece

  • Location

    Athens, Greece

  • Area of Study

    Entrepreneurial Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    DESCRIPTION:
    The significance of entrepreneurship to an economy. Theory and practice of entrepreneurship in start-ups and in established organizations. Entrepreneurial behaviors and challenges.

    RATIONALE: 
    To become successful entrepreneurs and future managers in contemporary innovation-led organizations, students must be prepared to meet the challenges of adopting and applying the entrepreneurial mindset and relevant skills set within a rapidly changing and widely globalized business environment. This course provides the necessary foundations for understanding the context, challenges, nature and process of entrepreneurial thinking and practice inside and outside organizations.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES: 
    Upon successful completion of the requirements for this module, the student will be able to:
    1. Describe and explain the context, nature and scope of entrepreneurship
    2. Describe and explain theoretical and practical approaches to entrepreneurship
    3. Describe and explain behaviours and challenges relevant to entrepreneurship

    METHOD OF TEACHING AND LEARNING:
    In congruence with the teaching and learning strategy of the college, the following tools are used:
    - Class lectures, interactive learning (class discussions) and practical problems solved in class.
    - Lectures: Lectures are devoted to presentation of various key-topics in entrepreneurship literature and practice
    - Case-studies are assigned as homework, the solutions of which are reviewed in class.
    - Office hours: students are encouraged to make full use of the office hours of their instructor, where they can ask questions, see their exam paper, and/or go over lecture material.
    - Use of blackboard site, where instructors post lecture notes, assignments instructions, timely announcements, as well as additional resources.