[ 986CABUCB219 ] Module CB2: Understanding innovation

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6 ECTS Accumulative module examination M1 - Master's programme 1. year Business Administration Matthias Fink Johannes Kepler University Linz
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Original study plan Master's programme Leading Innovative Organizations 2019W
  • Understand the role of and need for entrepreneurship and innovation in societies and economies
  • Understand the interdependence of entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Learn about core models of new business venturing within established and new organizations
  • Understand the concept of opportunity in entrepreneurship and innovation and learn how to differentiate hypes from sustainable trends
  • Appreciate the role of risk, uncertainty, cognition in entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Appreciate the psychological and sociological drivers and barriers to the formation of intentions and actions towards entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Understand the main challenges of new business venturing
  • Learn how to communicate, finance and organize a sustainable new venture project within established and new organizations
  • Develop a deeper knowledge of current topics regarding entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Be able to participate in ongoing academic discussions regarding entrepreneurship and innovation and developing own research questions
  • Understand the relevance of current research results for entrepreneurship and innovation in practice
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