Checking date: 17/04/2018

Course: 2018/2019

Entrepreneurship and Human Resources
Study: Master in Human Resources (276)

Coordinating teacher: SANCHEZ BUENO, MARIA JOSE

Department assigned to the subject:

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
No special requirement.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
- To identify and discuss the most commonly cited characteristics found in successful entrepreneurs. - To define and illustrate the sources of innovative ideas for entrepreneurs. - To present key factors involved in new-venture development. - To study the market for venture capital and to review venture capitalist┬┐s evaluation criteria for new ventures - To define a business plan and demonstrate its value.
Description of contents: programme
- Individual and corporate entrepreneurial mindset - Opportunity identification: creating new ventures . Developing the venture concept - Defining the business model - Search for entrepreneurial capital - Business plan for new ventures
Learning activities and methodology
The course will be based on case studies, readings, some presentations, and, above all, the debate and the exchange of ideas and experiences. Throughout the course, students will be asked to make presentations on the different topics and will be encouraged to bring their insights and thoughts on the materials assigned into class discussion.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Kuratko, D.F. . Introduction to entrepreneurship.. South-Western Cengage Learning.. 2009
Additional Bibliography
  • Kariv, D.. Entrepreneurship. An international introduction. . Routdledge. 2011
  • Meyer, Mark H. Meyer & Crane, F. G. . Entrepreneurship: An Innovator¿s Guide to Startups and Corporate Ventures. Sage. 2011

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.

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