Excerpt from course description

Starting a venture I


This is a practical course where students receive training in developing ideas, commercialization and setting up a business. The students will during the course initiate, conduct and possible start up their own business, either as "Student Corporation" or as an ordinary company. The course follows the framework of Ungt Entreprenørskap and the expected participation in the hours and work beyond lectures. There are earning requirements for student corp. in consultation with the class.

Course content

  • The business idea and the entrepreneur's resources
  • Entrepreneurship theory
  • Choice of business platform, registration
  • Company organization and governance
  • Networks and alliances
  • Product/services
  • Marketing, sales and distribution
  • Financing and budgeting
  • Business plan and pitching
  • Exit or future growth


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