AI521216 - Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Portfolio assessment 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

Learning outcome - Knowledge
- Have knowledge of the scholarly theories and methods in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Learning outcome - Skills
- 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.

Learning outcome - 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

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Economics and Business Administration (ØAMSC)
Financial Economics (MFINØK)
International Business and Marketing (860MIB)
NTNU School of Entrepreneurship (MIENTRE)

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

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

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 assessment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Portfolio assessment 100/100

Release 2020-11-25

Submission 2020-11-30

Release 12:00

Submission 12:00

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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