YFLF2003 - Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

This course provides a foundation for working with innovation and entrepreneurship. The course is based on a number of basic innovation tools. Central to the course is insight into the customer's/user's needs. Academic themes are uncovering needs, creative processes, business models, anchoring, communication, innovation teams and the importance of passion. The course provides the basis for being able to develop teaching adapted to different groups from grades 8-13 and their curriculum goals.

Learning outcome

Knowledge about:

  • innovation and basic innovation tools
  • and an overview of relevant curricula that can be seen in the context of innovation and entrepreneurship for grades 8-13

Skills to:

  • uncover and interpret customer needs and translate these into business models using creative tools
  • critically, creatively and systematically develop innovative and smart solutions in order to realize business models and meet customer needs
  • carry out, present and evaluate an overall innovation project in collaboration with others
  • pass on relevant theory within innovation and entrepreneurship as well as the connection between theory and practice
  • plan, carry out, assess and document teaching for different groups in innovation and entrepreneurship
  • develop, implement and evaluate collaboration with external relevant actors and know different ways of using external learning arenas

General competence about:

  • to facilitate entrepreneurship, new thinking and innovation, and for local working, social and cultural life to be involved in education
  • to convey subject matter in writing and orally, also using digital tools
  • to apply their vocational, didactic and technological knowledge

Learning methods and activities

The subject includes teaching at assemblies and work with a comprehensive project assignment at and between assemblies. The forms of work vary and may include lectures, work in groups, discussions, presentations, etc.

Compulsory assignments

  • 2 approved partial submissions of the project assignment
  • 80% attendance

Further on evaluation

Minimum 80% attendance in classes.

2 approved mandatory partial submissions of the project assignment

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Vocational Teacher Education (BYRK)

Required previous knowledge

Study rights requirements. Admission to the course is subject to right to study at the current study program (BYRK) at NTNU, Trondheim

Course materials

Announced at the beginning of the semester

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
LYFT3003 12.5 AUTUMN 2019
YFL4303 2.5 AUTUMN 2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Work

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





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Work 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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