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Scheda Riassuntiva
Anno Accademico 2017/2018
Scuola Scuola di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione
Insegnamento 097364 - ENTREPRENEURSHIP ECONOMICS AND POLICY
Docente Piva Evila
Cfu 5.00 Tipo insegnamento Monodisciplinare

Corso di Studi Codice Piano di Studio preventivamente approvato Da (compreso) A (escluso) Insegnamento
Ing Ind - Inf (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (479) MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA GESTIONALE*AZZZZ097364 - ENTREPRENEURSHIP ECONOMICS AND POLICY

Programma dettagliato e risultati di apprendimento attesi

The course aims at providing students with a comprehensive understanding of key issues relating to the creation of new firms, the determinants of their performance, their impact on society, and the reasons and schemes for public support to entrpreneruship.

 

CONTENTS DESCRIPTION (please note that the contents might be slightly modified in the next few months, depending on the contents of other courses in the same track)

o   Introduction on entrepreneurship 

o   Entrepreneurial entry 

  • The entrepreneur-specific factors: demographic characteristics, psychological traits, and motivations 
  • The context of entrepreneurship: technological, industry, institutional, and local determinants of entrepreneurship 

o   The performance of new ventures and the impact on society 

  • Survival: the liability of newness and smallness  
  • Innovation: the role of new firms in innovation systems 
  • Growth: growth theories, effects of new ventures on economic growth

o   The determinants of new venture growth 

  • The entrepreneurial team: formation and evolution  
  • Access to resources: hiring vs. team enlargement, alliances, incubation 
  • Public support to entrepreneurship 
  • The organization of new ventures 

o   The heterogeneity of new ventures 

  • Academic entrepreneurship 
  • Family entrepreneurship 
  • Entrepreneurship by minorities: female and ethnic entrepreneurship 

o   Wrap up and example of exam questions 

 

During the course several business cases will be discussed by (groups of) students. The key learning goal is to improve the understanding of the lectures, by applying theory to practical cases or to add new elements to the issues discussed during the lectures.


Note Sulla Modalità di valutazione

Grades will be assigned combining the evaluations of:

  • the student's (individual or group) discussion of a business case (in class for students attending the lectures or after the end of the lectures for students not attending)
  • a written test (or an oral exam)

More details on the final exam will be provided during the first lecture and will be summarized in ppt slides that will be made available on the beep platform immediately after the first lecture. 


Bibliografia

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32.0
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laboratorio sperimentale
0.0
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laboratorio di progetto
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Informazioni in lingua inglese a supporto dell'internazionalizzazione
Insegnamento erogato in lingua Inglese
Disponibilità di materiale didattico/slides in lingua inglese
Disponibilità di libri di testo/bibliografia in lingua inglese
Possibilità di sostenere l'esame in lingua inglese
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Area Servizi ICT
19/01/2021