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wir160 - Entrepreneurship (Complete module description)
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Module label Entrepreneurship
Module code wir160
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration and Law (Bachelor) > Aufbaubereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) > Wahlbereich Informatik, Kultur und Gesellschaft
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Wahlbereich Informatik, Kultur und Gesellschaft
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Studienrichtung Betriebswirtschaftslehre
  • Bachelor's Programme Sustainability Economics (Bachelor) > Wahlpflichtbereich
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Economics and Business Administration (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) > Module der Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften (Master)
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) > Nicht Informatik
Responsible persons
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Authorized examiners)
Nicolai, Alexander (Module responsibility)
Prerequisites
none
Skills to be acquired in this module
The module introduces to the basics of Entrepreneurship
Upon completion of the module, students will be able to:
- understand the challenges of launching an enterprise,
- strategically analyse the structure of market
- understand how employees are able to behave like an entrepreneur in established enterprises
- develop innovative business ideas
- shape the key factors for realizing a business idea
- demonstrate a knowledge of the entrepreneurial process
- demonstrate a knowledge of cost accounting (especially break-even analysis, etc.) and will be able to calculate costs by themselves
- analyse and evaluate business models
Module contents
The module combines the lecture “Strategie und Entrepreneurship” with a tutorial. It investigates the challenges of launching enterprises and entrepreneurial behaviour in large companies as well. The content of the module follows the process of an entrepreneur. It starts with business ideas, their perception, and evaluation. In addition, it deals with the most important questions of development and management of new business models. The contents of the courses include the following topics:
- historical, institutional, and theoretical context
- development, evaluation, and pitching ideas
- business models
- building entrepreneurial teams
- entrepreneurship in large enterprises
- resources and finance
- management of growth
Reader's advisory
Corsten, H. (Hrsg.) (2002): Dimensionen der Unternehmensgründung. Berlin: Schmidt.

Klandt, H. (2005): Gründungsmanagement (2. Aufl.), Oldenbourg, München.

Fueglistaller, Urs/Müller, Chrsitoph/Müller, Susan/Volery, Thierry (2016): Entrepreneurship. Modelle – Umsetzung – Perspektiven. Mit Fallbeispielen aus Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz (4. Auflage), Gabler Verlag/Springer Fachmedien, Wiesbaden.

Grichnik, Dietmar/Brettel, Malte/Koropp, Christian/Mauer, René (2010): Entrepreneurship. Unternehmerisches Denken, Entscheiden und Handeln in innovativen und technologieorientierten Unternehmungen. Schäffer-Pöschel Verlag, Stuttgart.

Grant, R. M., Nippa, M. (2006): Strategisches Management: Analyse, Entwicklung und Implementierung von Unternehmensstrategien (5. Aufl.), Pearson Studium, München.
Links
http://www.uni-oldenburg.de/wire/entrepreneurship/lehrangebot/ veranstaltungen/lehrangebot-wise-20162017/
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
The lecture “Strategie und Entrepreneurship”
must be attended in combination with the “Tutorium”.
Modullevel / module level ---
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Course or seminar
2 WiSe 28
Tutorial
2 28
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
at the end of the semester
written exam