Entrepreneurship in Theory & Practise, (7,5) ECTS

Linköping University

IEI – Department of Management and Engineering

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Status: Open for registration


Course description
The course comprises these main elements:

  • Entrepreneurship in various contexts and situations.
  • Evaluation of the potential of new ideas and developing growth projects.
  • Marketing and sales of new and different ideas.
  • Protection of ideas (intellectual property rights).
  • Innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems: the various kinds of actors, organisations and resources available for promoting the benefits of research.
  • Examples of successful and failed firms.
  • Coaching of teams to support idea development and the drawing up of ‟business plans”: each team meets with an experienced coach for a minimum of two one-hour sessions during the course.
  • Presentation of the ‟business plan” (for commercialization/exploitation) of an idea.

Course aim
At the end of this course, participants shall be able to:

  • Discuss and reflect on the meaning of entrepreneurship in various settings and situations.
  • Formulate, develop, and present a business idea for a new firm, organisation, process, or project.
  • Co-operate with colleagues in other disciplines and fields of research during idea development.
  • Understand how an entrepreneurial approach contributes to the development of ‟me” as a researcher and teacher.
  • Further instructions will be sent upon application.
  • The course is limited to 20 participants.
  • Course acceptance is based on equal opportunity for all applicants; the course recognises the benefits that students with different backgrounds, life situations, and competences offer.

Owner: Magnus Klofsten, e-mail:

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