INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2016-2017

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
MAN 309 Entrepreneurship Undergraduate 3 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 5 2 + 1 119

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Edin SMAJIC, Senior Teaching Assistant Malcolm Duerod Nedim Čelebić, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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This course will provide students with an understanding of issues facing entrepreneurs and an exposure to the skills involved in addressing them. We will explore how executives should approach making critical decisions during the different phases of an entrepreneurial company's life. Starting from the vantage point of the individual, we will put ourselves in the shoes of decision makers ranging from technology entrepreneurs to venture capitalists, from real estate developers to inventors.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
This course aims to develop the skills of:
•Develop an understanding of entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial process.
•Assess the feasibility of new business concepts and ideas.
•Develop skills in new business venture management including opportunity recognition, business model construction, market assessment, and financial planning
•Identify resources and skills needed to grow a new venture business.
•Analyze various exit strategies for new business ventures.
•Create business plans for development and financing of new business ventures

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic

    LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
    Week
    Topic

      TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
      Description
      • Interactive Lectures
      • Practical Sessions
      • Presentation
      • Discussions and group work
      • Problem solving
      • Assignments
      • Case Studies
      Description (%)
      Method Quantity Percentage (%)
      Quiz25
      Midterm Exam(s)120
      Presentation110
      Term Paper120
      Attendance110
      Final Exam125
      Total: 90
      Learning outcomes
      • Identify and evaluate potentially valuable new business opportunities.
      • Develop marketing plan with very few resources leveraging knowledge of internet search engines, and other digital and unconventional marketing methods.
      • Understand how to manage an entrepreneurial organization once it has been established.
      • Recognize what critical aspects are needed for a business to be a sustainable enterprise.
      • Create a business plan and determine the business and financial model of your company.
      • Understand the motivations and role of early investors and financing market.
      • Analyze example case situations and recommend solutions to problems faced by the protagonists using theoretical frameworks and unique but practical action plans.
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • Entrepreneurship, W.D. Bygrave & Zacharakis, 2011 2nd ed. John Wiley & Sons.

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)15230
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)15115
      Midterm Examination (1 week)122
      Final Examination(1 week)122
      Preparation for Midterm Examination11515
      Preparation for Final Examination12525
      Assignment / Homework/ Project4520
      Seminar / Presentation11010
      Total Workload: 119
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 5