BUS370 Innovation Policy and Entrepreneurship:
Showing course contents for the educational year 2015 - 2016 .
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2007-2008
Masters degree students in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Nature-based Tourism, Business Administration,
Innovation policy, innovation systems, and context.
Entrepreneurship and small business development: concept, theory, definition.
Regional innovation policy (excursion with preparations and reporting).
Guest lectures (Norwegian innovation and entreprenurship policy)
Through the study of theory, literature and assignments, insight is given into current problems connected with economic development and entrepreneurship. The students should: - Become familiar with theoretical justifications for and the main characterristics of Norwegian national and regional development policy - Be able to use theories in the analysis of practical problems - Become familiar with scientific journals and current research within the field.
Lectures, case presentations, excursions, study of literature, Student presentations and discussions, assignments.
1. David J. Storey and Francis J. Greene: Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 1st ed. 550 pages. 2. Additional litterature: Selected articles. Information about additional litterature will be posted on Fronter.
Bachelordegree or equivalent.
Compulsory one-day excursion and preparations. Start-up camp (Grundercamp), Student presentations.
Partial exam (project assignment), 40 % of final grade. Final written exam.
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
In total ca 50 hours in class with lectures, guestl lectures, cases, studentpresentations and discussions. Excursion: 1 day. Assignments for submission: 3 sets.
Basis for grading will be announced on fronter before the course starts.
External examiner controls course material, assignments, examination questions and gudie for evaluation and grading.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått