In order to successfully attend the classes, basics of managements and economics are required.
The course is articulated in two main parts: Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital.
1. The first part (Entrepreneurship) provides students with theoretical and practical insights into the entrepreneurial process.
2. The second part (Venture Capital) addresses what venture capital is and how it works.
Combining case studies and traditional lectures, the course examines the challenges of starting new ventures and it illustrates how venture capital can help entrepreneurial initiatives.
Venture opportunity, concept, and strategy;
Venture formation and planning;
Detailed functional planning for the venture;
Attending students: project work and case studies distributed in class + selected chapters from Entrepreneurship 10th Edition by Robert Hisrich, Michael Peters and Dean Shepherd
Not attending students: Entrepreneurship
10th Edition by Robert Hisrich, Michael Peters and Dean Shepherd
The course is articulates in sessions. Each session is articulated in three classes. During each class, the teacher shall provide an overview of the topic using traditional lectures, case studies, seminars and students’ presentations.
For attending students: 10% case discussion. The goal is to evaluate students’ public speaking abilities and to facilitate students’ ongoing self-assessment and learning progresses. 20% project work. The project work consists in a 10 pages business report in which students are called to solve a business problem presented by the teacher in collaboration with a local start-up. The goal is to evaluate students’ "know how" and their ability to solve real business problems; 70% Final exam composed by open questions.
For not attending students: Written Exam, composed by open questions .