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Seminar: Entrepreneurship (378069)

Seminar: Entrepreneurship (378069)

Course Outline

General Characteristics
Titel  Seminar: Entrepreneurship     
Course Number 378069    
Semester Summer term 2023
Course Frequency Each summer term 
Content This course offers advanced insights into entrepreneurship research focusing on selected topics in this domain, e.g., startup-corporate collaboration, social entrepreneurship, and effectuation. The participants will have the opportunity to develop and address a research question using current qualitative research methods. In their seminar essay and presentation, students will present their research findings in written and oral form. Beyond that, they will critically and constructively discuss the essay of a fellow student.
Target Group    

Master Wirtschaftswissenschaften (PO 2018): Major / Minor Area Strategic Management
Master Wirtschaftsingenieur (PO 2018): Ökonomische Area Strategic Management    

Number of Participants 20
Language English
Location Internal (tbd)
Partners None
Schedule Block course

Preparation of Essay 

May / June
Requirements and Support
Course Objectives

After participating in this course, students are able to:

  1. develop a research question and conceptual model pertaining to a topic from the field of entrepreneurship
  2. work scientifically using current qualitative research methods
  3. write a short research paper in form of an essay in English
  4. present their research by means of a scientific presentation in English
Required Pre-Qualifications

(1) Solid command of English
(2) Basic knowledge of Entrepreneurship
(3) Active participation during sessions
(4) Willingness to engage in comprehensive literature research
(5) Exchange and Erasmus students are cordially invited to apply for participation in this course

Support Course Scientific Work None
Formal Guidelines   Template Seminar Essay    
General Literature

Will be provided in the first session.

Basic Literature Yes
Methodology The participants will learn and use qualitative research methods in a reflective and structured manner to analyze and discuss important concepts and phenomena in entrepreneurship research.
Software for Statistics None
Software for Writing     Word, Zotero
Essay Length     Max. 15 pages all-in in Times New Roman, 12pt, double-spaced (incl. Title Page, Abstract, Body of Text, Tables, Figures, References, Declarations)
Consultations One meeting minimum, up to three meetings
Examination Components  Seminar essay (70%), presentation (20%), discussion (10%)
Examiner Prof. Dr. Johann Nils Foege
Contact Prof. Dr. Johann Nils Foege
Group Work & Topic Assignment
Group Work Yes
Group Size 2 - 4
Group Arrangement Based on preferences 
Topics Topics will be assigned in the first session
Topic Assignment   Based on preferences, per drawing of lots if needed 
Type of Pre-Registration Online form, available 01. March - 15. March 2022
Pre-Registration 01. - 15. March 2022
Topic Presentation tbd
Topic Assignment tbd
Binding Registration 31. March 2022
Start Working Phase tbd
Deadline Essay     tbd
Deadline Presentation  tbd
Presentation tbd, link will be provided

Pre-Registration Form