Course Code: C4E 102
Course Title: Group Project in Entrepreneurship
Course Type: Group Work
Level: Undergraduate or Master’s (Free Elective course)
Year / Semester: Winter and Spring Semester
Language: Greek or English (depending on each team)
ECTS: 3 ECTS are awarded when completing the course. Student’s evaluation will be based on a written report and a pitch to the course instructor and/or group of mentors. Pass or Fail grading system applies.
Assessment Grade: Pass/Fail
Teacher’s Name: Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
Course Purpose and Objectives:
The main target of this course is for students to acquire practical knowledge, understanding, and skills related to entrepreneurship and innovation by developing an entrepreneurial idea and completing a business plan. Through, this process students are expected to acquire a practical experience in issues such as the entrepreneurial process, mapping innovative enterprises, design thinking, business plan and business modelling and developing prototypes of products, processes or services.
Complete a group project in a relevant subject on entrepreneurship and innovation and attend workshops related to business planning, prototyping etc. This course aims to set the ground for and motivate students to participate in innovation and entrepreneurship competitions in Cyprus and abroad, such as the ones organized by the Centre for Entrepreneurship in cooperation with the Department of Business and Public Administration, as well as in summer schools such as the European Innovation Academy (EIA), European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), and Climate KIC-EIT.
Guidance and mentoring to students to complete their group project will be provided by C4E group of mentors, collaborators, and personnel.
Learning Outcomes: Students will acquire knowledge on how to develop an idea, resolve a real problem, understand their market and develop a business plan.
Prerequisites: C4E 101 or PBA 432/434/468 (Entrepreneurship and Innovation courses) or approval from the Instructor
Bibliography: Presentations. Books and articles. Online material.
Teaching Methodology: Group Project/ Group work and meetings