This course is discontinued

ENT4130 – Entrepreneurship theory from a Singaporean point of view

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

This course provides an overview of the challenges of a Singaporean high-tech start-up business. The course explores various options for the evaluation and planning of the business. Typical issues that entrepreneurs face are operating and administrative problems, financing, sales and marketing approaches, growth and sale. In addition the students will build on ENT4000 – Business Creation and further explore the use of a business plan to prove, articulate and defend a business idea.

Learning outcome

The objective is to provide an insight into the challenges, and an in-depth understanding of strategies, for developing entrepreneurial businesses in high-tech industries in Singapore.

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Enrolment in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship programme or the Gründerskolen programme required.

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

ENT4000 – Business Creation or ENT4000I – From idea to business - Intensive

Teaching

Course lectures in the evenings with guest speakers, case analyses, class discussions, presentations and elevator pitches. Approximately six hours of lectures per week.

Examination

Written assignment and a final oral examination at the end of the semester. Class participation. Graded marks.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Anders Lunnan is the external auditor for this course till spring term 2008.

Evaluation

The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Teaching

Every spring

March-May or June-August

Examination

Spring and summer

Teaching language

English