COURSE INFORMATION
Course Title: ENTREPRENEURSHIP PERSPECTIVES
Code Course Type Regular Semester Theory Practice Lab Credits ECTS
BUS 809 B 1 3 0 0 3 10
Lecturer and Office Hours: Alba Kruja
Second Lecturer(s): NA
Teaching Assistant(s) and Office Hours: NA
Language: English
Compulsory/Elective: Elective
Classroom and Meeting Time:
Course Description: This course is designed to provide advanced, relevant and useful research perspectives of the entrepreneurship study field. Research on entrepreneurship is characterized by broad connections to all functional areas within Business Administration, such as marketing, management, accounting and finance as well as other fields within social sciences. Presenting a number of fundamental perspectives which can be used as research platform in the process of knowledge increase and understanding for entrepreneurship is another purpose of this course.
Course Objectives: This course aims to provide students advanced perspectives and specialized skills & techniques to be used through the entrepreneurship research. The purpose is to stimulate participants to integrate relevant research perspectives and approaches within the field of entrepreneurship with their ongoing research work.
COURSE OUTLINE
Week Topics
1 Introduction: Entrepreneurship as a Research Field
2 Research Perspectives & Methodologies of Entrepreneurship Study Field
3 Entrepreneurship Research & Other Fields within Social Sciences
4 Literature Examination-1
5 Literature Examination-2
6 Literature Examination-3
7 The Research Framework
8 Preparing & Distributing the Questionnaires
9 Data Gathering
10 Data Processing & Analysis-1
11 Data Processing & Analysis-2
12 Model Analysis
13 Research Conclusions
14 Research Publication & Presentation
Prerequisite(s):
Textbook: Acs, Zoltan J., Audretch, David D. (Eds.), Handbook of Entrepreneurship Research, Springer, 2010. Basu A., Casson M., Wadeson N., Yeung B. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship, Oxford University Press, 2008. Kyro P. (Ed.), Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development Research, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015.
Other References:
Laboratory Work:
Computer Usage:
Others: No
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1 Achieving an advanced knowledge on relevant and useful research perspectives within the entrepreneurship field.
2 Achieving advanced knowledge of connecting Entrepreneurship research to all functional areas within Business Administration.
3 Achieving advanced knowledge of connecting Entrepreneurship research to other fields within social science.
4 Presenting advanced perspectives to be used as research platform in the process to increase knowledge and understanding for entrepreneurship.
5 Emphasizing the ongoing debates on recent research perspectives and methodologies of entrepreneurship study field.
COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO... PROGRAM COMPETENCIES
(Blank : no contribution, 1: least contribution ... 5: highest contribution)
No Program Competencies Cont.
PhD ECO BAF Program
COURSE EVALUATION METHOD
Method Quantity Percentage
Term Paper
1
100
Total Percent: 100%
ECTS (ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD)
Activities Quantity Duration(Hours) Total Workload(Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 0
Assignments 0
Final examination 0
Other 1 138 138
Total Work Load:
250
Total Work Load/25(h):
10
ECTS Credit of the Course:
10