AI521216 - Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Portfolio 100/100

Course content

  • Introduction to innovation and entrepreneurship, what is it and why it matters
  • Business development and market orientation
  • The MiT Disciplined Entrepreneurship method

Learning outcome


  • Have knowledge of the scholarly theories and methods in innovation and entrepreneurship.


  • Be able to analyze existing theories, methods in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Be able to write and understand the functions of the various elements of the business plan.

General competence:

  • Be able to analyse relevant academic and professional problems related to innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Be able to communicate extensive independent work and terminology from the academic field of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Learning methods and activities

The course consists of a combination of lectures and guest lectures, casework and discussions. Students work in groups in order to develop a business idea. Portfolio Assignments: The elements of the portfolio will be announces at the start of the semester. Participation at guest lectures and on company visits is mandatory.

Further on evaluation

Portfolio assessment

Required previous knowledge

As for the study programme.

Course materials

Aulet, B. (2013), Disciplined Entrepreneurship, 24 steps to a successful startup, Wiley Aulet (B) (2017), Disciplined Entrepreneurship, Workbook, Wiley Handouts

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of International Business


Examination arrangement: Portfolio

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Portfolio 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
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