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WS 2017/18 - SoSe 2022


Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship Basics


Kratzer, Jan




Fakultät VII

Institut für Technologie und Management

37335200 FG Entrepreneurship und Innovationsmanagement



H 76

Arnim, Laura Helen


Learning Outcomes

- In depth understanding of the general process and roles involved in developing an idea and starting up a new technology-based company - The ability to systematically explore customers and markets - In depth understanding and the ability to systematically explore business organization and projects - In depth understanding and the ability to systematically explore basic product and process development - In depth understanding and the ability to systematically explore basic entrepreneurial finance - In depth understanding and the ability to systematically explore the important elements in managing companies and developing its human resources


The module Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship Basics is an integrative course on the basics of entrepreneurship and innovation management. The course focuses on the in-depth understanding of aspects as idea generation, technology-based entrepreneurship, marketing and markets, organization and project management, new product and process development, entrepreneurial finance and human resource development. The students are expected to achieve capabilities to systematically explore the mentioned aspects in group assignments.

Module Components


All Courses are mandatory.

Course NameTypeNumberCycleLanguageSWSVZ
Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship BasicsIV73 520 L 5771WiSeEnglish4

Workload and Credit Points

Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship Basics (IV):

Workload descriptionMultiplierHoursTotal
180.0h(~6 LP)
Class attendance15.04.0h60.0h
Preperation of Learning Material1.0120.0h120.0h
The Workload of the module sums up to 180.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 6 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

The course is based on introductory lectures into the above topics. In addition, the students get presentations from entrepreneurs and visit entrepreneurial venues; companies, incubators, customer etc.The work on group assignments given by entrepreneurs is supported by coaches. Every week is divided into one hour introductory lecture, one hour presentation from practitioners, and one hour work on coached group assignments. In addition there are a number of site visits. This course follows an integrative teaching method.

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

There are no prerequisites for the participation in this module.

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

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Module completion



Type of exam

Portfolio examination

Type of portfolio examination

100 Punkte insgesamt



Test elements

Presentation/Essay40flexibleNo information
Written Test60flexibleNo information

Grading scale

Test description (Module completion)

The portfolio examination consists of the following elements, adding up to a maximum of 100 credits. The grading follows the joint conversion key of the School of Economics and Management (decision of the school's council dated May 28, 2014 - FKR VII-4/8-28.05.2014).

Duration of the Module

The following number of semesters is estimated for taking and completing the module:
1 Semester.

This module may be commenced in the following semesters:

Maximum Number of Participants

The maximum capacity of students is 100.

Registration Procedures

You need to register for this course. Please check the website for further registration information.

Recommended reading, Lecture notes

Lecture notes

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Electronical lecture notes

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Recommended literature
To be announced in course

Assigned Degree Programs

This module is used in the following Degree Programs (new System):

Studiengang / StuPOStuPOsVerwendungenErste VerwendungLetzte Verwendung
This module is not used in any degree program.


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