Enterprising Behavior

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Enterprising Behavior

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    COURSE OBJECTIVE
    L1. The student is able to analyse an EB-related practical case, and provide a theoretically sound advice. (Academic Skills)

    L2. Students gain a basic understanding of concepts in Entrepreneurial Behaviour, and are able to analyse, compare, and apply these concepts. (Knowledge)

    L3. The student is able to apply EB concepts to a practical enterprising-related problem. (Bridging Research and Practice)

    L4. The student is able to work in a small team, and is able to orally present a case assignment that encompasses a theoretical analysis and practical advice based on an EB-related problem. (Social Skills)

    L5. The student further develops his/her communication skills in writing by actively improving English writing skills. (Broadening your Horizon)

    L6. The student is able to critically reflect on his/her individual and team performance during the course, and he/she is able to use EB concepts in order to illustrate reflection with theoretical arguments. (Self-Awareness)

    COURSE CONTENT
    This course takes an Opportunity-centred approach to enterprising behaviour (OCE). This distinctive approach to learning focuses students on the human behaviours used in thinking, learning, decision-making, working and managing in entrepreneurial ways. Students will learn about and experience thinking and acting as enterprising individuals using real-world learning cases, through which they can develop the skills and confidence to recognize, create and act effectively on opportunities. These competencies are the basic building blocks for a future enterprising career.

    TEACHING METHODS
    The format of instruction is lectures and tutorials.

    TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
    Assessment is based upon individual and group assignments.

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