International Business: Developing Entrepreneurial Skills
Given growing globalization trends and the increasing dynamic and complex nature of markets, companies operate in different countries, employ an international workforce and face challenges that require innovation and creativity. They need professionals with entrepreneurship skills (leadership, creativity, innovation, market research in an international environment, etc.) applicable to international and changing environments.
In this course we offer a practical and applied perspective in order to develop these abilities. Interaction among students will be encouraged to obtain and apply entrepreneurship skills in international organizations, understanding the different roles and functions of entrepreneurs and managers and developing basic skills for these positions.
The different sessions will be taught by instructors specialized in Entrepreneurship at the University of Almeria and in the professional world. All the lecturers have teaching experience both in Spanish and English in different bachelor degrees and in Master/Postgraduate courses, including a MBA and a Master in International Business Administration and Modern Languages (in English). The teaching staff is also very active in research with publications in prestigious international journals such as J. Business Ethics, Organization & Environment, Plos One, or Business Strategy & the Environment; as well as international chapters or books. In addition, their works are presented in international conferences such as Academy of Management, Babson College Conference, Strategic Management Conference, Academy of Management Science, etc. Their research is multi-disciplinary and focuses on strategic management and entrepreneurship. It includes different levels of analysis: teams, enterprises, economic sectors and production systems.
Course Prerequisites: Aged 18, or above
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- Introduction to Entrepreneurship
- Business ideas generation: Creativity and Innovation.
- Is my business idea attractive? Oportunity analysis
- International market research
- Opportunity exploration: Business models design
- Teamwork: business idea development
- Business idea competition: the investment forum
- Clisol Agro
- Young entrepreneurs panel
Cost of the Tuition (Standard Payment):
- 900€ (shared double room)
- 1000€ (single room)
ECTS Credits: 6
The general objective is to analyze the role of the entrepreneur and innovation in business and develop the basic notions and skills needed to launch a new business project.
Upon successful completion of this course, students shall:
- Have increased knowledge and understanding of entrepreneurship and the process of new venture creation and product/service development.
- Have the knowledge, skills and abilities required to develop a business idea and assess its viability and feasibility.
- Learn how to present a business idea
- Understanding and developing competences for the creation of new company in an international context.
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University of Almeria
Founded in 1993, the University of Almería (UAL) is a public higher education and research university ranked in the Top 40 nationally, and top 1000 worldwide. We offer 34 Bachelor and 44 Master Degrees, as well as 14 PhD programmes...
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