Course syllabus ENT - Entrepreneurship (ŠAVŠ - Sklad předmětů)

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Course title: Entrepreneurship
Semester: -- item not defined --
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Tomáš Krabec, Ph.D., MBA
Supervising department: Department of Finance and Accounting (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Time allowance: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/16 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (6 credits)
Course objective:
Entrepreneurship is becoming one of the most important driving forces of the today's business world. This course focuses on entrepreneurship in its whole perspective starting with an identification of an entrepreneurial opportunity, assessing the feasibility of reaching the prospective customers and going further up to developing a full business plan. For participants mainly interested in working in an environment of a multinational company, some adjusting in terms of intrapreneurship are going to be undertaken. After finishing the course, participants are supposed to be able to identify, evaluate, develop and implement a promising business opportunity in terms of starting and building a new venture. In seminars there are going to be presented the particular parts of a venture capital business plan.
 
Course methods: The full-time course consists of theoretical lectures and seminars. The part-time courses are based on tutorial sessions and individual tuitions with an individial lecturer. During the term, several case studies and exercises are elaborated.
 
Course content:
1.Examine the process of recognizing and capitalizing on opportunity. (allowance 0/0)
2.Understand the elements included in a new venture plan. (allowance 0/0)
3.Consider the aspects of managing, marketing and operating an entrepreneurial business. (allowance 0/0)
4.Legal forms of businesses from entrepreneurial perspective. (allowance 0/0)
5.Getting started. (allowance 0/0)
6.Burn rate and financials of the venture. (allowance 0/0)
7.Develop an effective investor presentation. (allowance 0/0)
8.Marketing and sales, generating revenue. (allowance 0/0)
9.Angels and VC Expectations. (allowance 0/0)
10.USA and European approach to VC. (allowance 0/0)
11.Harvesting the venture. (allowance 0/0)
12.Finding enrichment through case studies, supplemental information on entrepreneurial enterprises. (allowance 0/0)
13.Preparing for the final pitch. (allowance 0/0)
14.Final pitch and evaluation. (allowance 0/0)
 
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student will be able to:
 
-Will apply modern analytical methods to identify the growth potential of a new business or project
-Will devise a business idea and assess its economic meaningfulness
-Will express qualified conclusions on exit strategy and pre-money and post-money valuation
-Will choose the appropriate legal form of business and funding for the project
-Will identify the key risks associated with the project

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures48 h0 h
Self-study
     Course reading and ongoing preparation18 h0 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work88 h0 h
     Preparation for final test14 h0 h
Total168 h0 h
 
Assessment methods:
Requirement typeDaily attendanceCombined form
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation30 %0 %
Term paper30 %0 %
Presentation10 %0 %
Final oral exam30 %0 %
Total100 %0 %
 
Course completion:
Case studies, project work.
 
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
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Reading list:
Basic:
HISRICH, -- PETERS, J. Entrepreneurship.: Starting, developing and managing a new enterprise. Richard D. Irwin, INC., 1995. 650 p. ISBN 0-256-14147-9.

Recommended:
Allen, K.: Launching New Ventures: An Entrepreneurial Approach. Houghton Mifflin, 4th Edition.
Business Week
Financial Times
Fortune
Kawasaki, G.: Art of the Start Penguin Group Publishing USA. 2004
Sloan, J., Sloan, R.: Start Up Nation: Open for Business .Doubleday. 2005
The Economist
www.damodaran.com
www.forbes.com/entrepreneurs/
www.startupjournal.com
www.startupnation.com

Study plans:
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Run in the period of: SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, WS 2015/2016   (and older)
Course tutor: doc. Ing. Tomáš Krabec, Ph.D., MBA (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech, English
Room: Mladá Boleslav


Last modification made by Ing. Aleš Kutín on 08/31/2015.

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