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Corporate Entrepreneurship

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This course is designed to provide students with the skills and practice to pursue a career as professional entrepreneurs or as  innovative executives in large organizations and who may later face the task of managing the firm or a sub unit in an entrepreneurial and innovative context.
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By the end of this course unit students should be able to:
  • Critically evaluate how established corporations can renew and revitalize themselves the innovation and entrepreneurial activities.
  • Design the new ventures to optimize the odds for success in a corporate frame work.
  • Evaluate the importance of creativity and innovativeness and corporate strategy in an organization and its effect on achieving sustainable entrepreneurial performance.

Course Content : Introduction to corporate entrepreneurship; corporate venturing; strategic renewal; creativity; innovation; entrepreneurial networking; entrepreneurial orientation; entrepreneurial growth

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Lectures, Case studies and Workshops.

Scheme of Evaluation:

Assignments, presentations, case studies, individual reports and End semester examination.

The weights given to each component of the evaluation method is announced at the commencement of the module.

Recommended Readings: Kuratko, D.F. and Hodgetts, R.M. (2004), Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process and Practice. 6th ed. Thomson, South-Western.

Timmons, J. A. and Spinelli, S. (2003) New Venture Creation - Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century. New York: Irwin/McGraw-Hill.

Adelman and Marks. (2007). Entrepreneurial Finance. 4th ed. Prentice Hall.

Wickham. (2006). Strategic Entrepreneurship. 4th ed. Prentice Hall.

Bruce R. Barringer and Ireland, R. D. (2008) Entrepreneurship: Successfully Launching New Ventures. 2ed. Prentice Hall, New York.

Bruce R. Barringer and R. Duane Ireland. (2012), Entrepreneurship:Successfully launching new ventures. 4th ed. Pearson education Ltd.