At the end of the course the student should understand:
1- The concepts of entrepreneur and entrepreneurship in their various meanings and approaches.
2. The various factors that affect the entreprenurial process, namely the entrepreneur, the organization and the context
3- The various phases of the entrepreneurial process - from the recognition of the opportunity and the creation of a company, through growth, to the eventual withdrawal of the venture
4- The importance of small enterprises, their specificities and diversity
5- The specificities of particular forms of entrepreneurship, namely entrepreneurship by women, by ethnic minorities and in established organizations
The student should also
6-Demonstrate critical ability
7-Demonstrate methodological and empirical theoretical consistency
9-Show ability to communicate
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