MRK3025 - Innovation and Business Development


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

Course outline

  • Theoretical perspectives on innovation processes and entrepreneurship
  • Business development and entrepreneurial decision making
  • Resource and growth strategies
  • Organization and governance practices for entrepreneurial firms
  • Environments for entrepreneurship and innovation (incubators, innovation systems, etc.)

Learning outcome

Knowledge: Students should understand and reflect on

  • different theoretical approaches to innovative and entrepreneurial processes in new and established organizations
  • current organizational and governance practices for innovation and entrepreneurship

Skills: Students

  • develop a competence on how to formulate and organize new economic projects, by constituting new entrepreneurial firms or within established organizational units
  • will improve the capacity of effective and innovative decision-making under uncertainty and business development
  • should expand their understanding of how to infuse entrepreneurship and innovation within existing environments

General competence

  • Students have a competence in organizing innovation and entrepreneurship

Learning methods and activities

During this course there will be a combination of lectures, cases, group activities, and assignments.

Compulsory assignments

  • Innlevering av prosjektskisse

Further on evaluation

The course evaluation is two-fold.

First, compulsory group assignments (in special circumstances individual assignments) are to be delivered and approved during the semester before (second) the final term paper is submitted. The number and content of the group assignments and their deadlines will be announced in the beginning of the semester.

The term paper counts 100 % of the course evaluation, and has to be written by a group of students (in special circumstances individually). As this (final) term paper is based on the approved compulsory group assignments, it has to be submitted by the same group members.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Business Administration (BØA)
Business Administration (MSIVØK5)
Miscellaneous Courses - Faculty of Economics and Management (EMNE/ØK)

Course materials

A list of compulsory readings will be provided at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IN232 6.0
INT3010 7.5
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Version: A
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
NTNU Business School


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS Assignment 100/100
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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