High-Technology Entrepreneurship

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    High-Technology Entrepreneurship

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Entrepreneurial Management, Management of Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

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

    The purpose of this module is to study the theory and practice of entrepreneurship in the context of high technology venture creation. Students will develop an understanding of the new venture creation process, including getting experience of the tasks and skills involved in developing a proposal for a new venture.The module requires students to synthesise and apply knowledge from across their programme.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify and assess the role, characteristics and motivations of high technology entrepreneurs.
    2. Recognise, analyse and evaluate opportunities for new business product, process and services innovations.
    3. Evaluate key strategies for successful new venture creation
    4. Research, assess and defend a business plan for a new technology-based venture
    5. Practice enhanced team working, planning, negotiation and problem solving in a high-technology product development environment

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.