Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 2nd semester

Semester Programme

For the exchange student interested in project management, business development and entrepreneurship.

Exchange Programme

Target Group

Students who have completed an AP degree in Marketing Management. Alternatively, the student must have completed at least two years of a similar education at bachelor level.

Purpose 

During this semester, the student will learn to develop and execute business opportunities in new and existing companies and to implement innovation processes. The student will have the opportunity to build a personal network and work on the sustainable development of a new or existing company, just as learn to relate to the connection between resources, relationships, processes, and results.

Allan Lindgaard Winther International Coordinator

Teaching Methods

There are several different teaching and working methods at UCL University College. For example cooperation with a business, lectures, case studies, business projects, minor assignments, practical and theoretical exercises, laboratory work, oral presentation, homework, excursions and the like.

The teaching can be theme-oriented, as well as divided into different subjects.

The purpose of the working methods is that the students, through the methods chosen by the programme, acquire knowledge, skills and competencies within the core components of the programme, and that the student also uses these in accordance with the learning objectives of the programme.

Conditions

In order to complete the module and obtain a certificate, the student has to:

Attend mandatory learning activities (guests or company visits).

Meet deadlines and requirements related to handing in final problem statements, approvals, report hand-ins, attendance and exams.

Tuition Fee

Not applicable for EU/EEA-students and exchange students from partner institutions, all other students must pay. In this case, please send an e-mail to international@ucl.dk to learn more.  

Activity 1

Type of Activity

Course

Name

Entrepreneurship

ECTS

10

Workload

20 lessons per week and the same in homework

Learning Outcome

Knowledge

The student must have:

  • development-based knowledge of the subject area’s practices and applied theory and methodology, including various approaches to entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship, and the ability to reflect on their relevance and applicability
  • knowledge of and the ability to reflect on different approaches to the importance of the outside world for entrepreneurship
  • knowledge of the challenges of and tools for starting and running a business as well as the ability to reflect on these.

Skills

The student must be able to:

  • use entrepreneurial and entrepreneurial methods and tools and reflect on their relevance and applicability in relation to the development, establishment and operation of sustainable concepts
  • evaluate practice-oriented and theoretical issues relating to intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship as well as choosing and explaining relevant solution models
  • communicate practice-oriented and academic issues relating to intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship and solutions to partners and stakeholders.

Competencies

The student must be able to:

  • handle complex and development-oriented situations related to starting new projects, organisations and businesses
  • identify personal learning needs and develop own knowledge, skills and competencies within the field of intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship.

 

Activity 2

Type of Activity

Course

Name

Business Development

ECTS

10

Workload

Approx. 20 lessons per week and the same in homework

Learning Outcome

Knowledge

The student must have:

  • development-based knowledge of the subject area’s practices and applied theory and methodology related to business understanding and business development, and the ability to reflect on their relevance and applicability
  • knowledge and understanding of trends, markets, customers and competitors in relation to the operation and scaling of their own or an existing business
  • a basic understanding of business economics to ensure sustainable business models.


Skills

The student must be able to:

  • develop and evaluate business models based on external and market conditions in relation to their own professional knowledge
  • analyse the possibilities for business development based on an understanding of the professional, social, cultural and financial interests of themselves, customers and other players as well as planning and executing concrete business development initiatives in practice
  • communicate practice-oriented and academic issues and solutions related to business development to partners and users.


Competencies

The student must be able to:

  • handle complex and development-oriented processes within business development as well as challenging existing and developing new sustainable business models and combining traditional and innovative models
  • independently enter into specialised and interdisciplinary collaboration and assume responsibility within the framework of professional ethic
  • identify personal learning needs and develop own knowledge, skills and competencies in relation to business development.

 

Activity 3

Type of Activity

Course

Name

Strategic Business Development

ECTS

5

Workload

Approx. 20 lessons per week and the same in homework

Learning Outcome

Knowledge

The student must have:

  • development-based knowledge of the subject area’s practices and applied theory and methodology related to micro and macro perspectives.
  • a basic understanding of business economics to ensure sustainable business models.

Skills

The student must be able

  • be able to analyse opportunities for business development based upon primary and secondary data. To plan, act and execute specific business development initiatives.
  • To master different communications strategic based on business intelligence to stakeholders.

 

Competencies

The student must be able to:

  • handle complex and development-oriented processes within business development as well as challenging existing and developing new sustainable business models and combining traditional and innovative models
  • independently enter into specialised and interdisciplinary collaboration and assume responsibility within strategic development.

 

Activity 4

Type of Activity

Course

Name

Electives 2nd semester

ECTS

5

Workload

Approx. 20 lessons per week and the same in homework

Learning Outcome

Description to follow

The exchange student enrolled in this semester will attend two exams during the semester: an interdisciplinary exam for 10 ECTS and a Specialization test for 5 ECTS. A third performance grade, covering 15 ECTS, is assigned by the teachers based on the work the student has performed throughout the semester.

Information concerning admissions

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