AI301212 - From idea to enterprise


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Report and oral examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 40/100 C
Report 60/100

Course content

The subject will give students practical insight into how to take an idea to the market through business creation. The students will work in teams with commercialization of a business idea and receive guidance from both an external mentor from the industry, as well as internal supervisors.

Students gain experience with topics such as:

  • The path from business idea to start-up
  • Project management
  • General business understanding
  • Business plan
  • Networks and alliances

Learning outcome

After completing the course, students should:

  • Have knowledge of basic concepts and perspectives within entrepreneurship.
  • Have experience in establishing, running, and end a student company
  • Be familiar with and be able to apply agile project methodology
  • Be able to develop a business plan and a sustainable business model around a business idea.
  • Understand their own resources and how to use networks to find resources.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, working with a project in teams, guidance and presentations.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Further on evaluation

Project assignment (60%) and oral exam (40%)

Previously approved mandatory assignments are not valid for later examinations.

There will only be a resit exam on the oral part of the examination.

Mandatory assignments, the project assignment and the oral exam must be retaken in case a student wants to improve a grade or retake the course.

Course materials

Is provided when the semester starts.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Biotechnology/Aqua Culture
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of International Business


Examination arrangement: Report and oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Report 60/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn UTS Oral examination 40/100 C
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Report 60/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 40/100 C
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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