ME2719 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 7.5 credits

Entreprenörskap och innovation

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Entrepreneurship in economic theories
  • To measure entrepreneurial activity
  • Explanation factors for entrepreneurial activity and success
  • Funding of entrepreneurship
  • Institutions and entrepreneurship policies

Intended learning outcomes *

After passing the course, the students should be able to:

  1. explain the importance of entrepreneurship and innovation according to different economic theories
  2. describe and compare different financing options for entrepreneurs
  3. compile, present and analyse empirical research in entrepreneurship and innovation

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Achieved the requirements for a Degree of Bachelor of Science

Documented knowledge equivalent to English B

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Assignment, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • SEM1 - Seminar, 0.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Exam, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

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Kristina Nyström

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

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Offered by

ITM/Industrial Economics and Management

Main field of study *

Industrial Management

Education cycle *

Second cycle

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Kristina Nyström (