Excerpt from course description

International Entrepreneurship


The market for Norwegian products and services is limited, and internationalization is a core part of entrepreneurship both in terms of increasing the market scope and scale, but also to access resources and knowledge. New innovative ideas are often developed and financed in international constellations.  To an increasing extent, starting up a business involves establishing a presence in an international or global market and interacting with foreign business environments in order to develop the business.

The course covers an area located in the intersection between international business and entrepreneurship. The course will be looking at various types of internationalisation gradual establishment abroad, born globals and following customers abroad (network internationalisation).

Course content

  • The international context
  • Culture
  • Internationalization processes
  • International strategy
  • Organization of international activities
  • International networks


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