Entrepreneurial Skills

Online course (1,5 credits)
Date
29 Oct 2020 19 Jan 2021
Location
Online
Target Group
Mainly for first level students (Bachelor). Entry requirements: students must have 30 higher education credits or the equivalent.
Host
Lund University

Aim of the course:

Today we all acknowledge that global society face a number of challenges that need new and creative solutions. Adding to that, we need to learn how to handle uncertainties and unpredictable situations in a productive and progressive way. In order to cope with these challenges and uncertainties there is a call for more entrepreneurial knowledge and skills.

This course aims to:

  1. introduce students to the development process of an entrepreneurial project,
  2. introduce students to the entrepreneurial mindset that is needed for the development process to take place, and
  3. introduce students to the dynamics of team work.

The course contains 4 days of online studies, and 2 days of team work, where the task is to deliver a solution to a challenge.

(Note: The planned onsite part of team work will due to Covid19 be done online.)

Language:

English

Certificate:

1,5 ECTS

  • Programme

    Schedule (time schedules are expressed in CET):

    • October 29, 3-5 PM - Virtual introductory meeting Meet and greet, discussion of expectations, rules of the game.
    • November 8, 12 PM - Deadline online module 1: Entrepreneurship and its role in society Online module to be completed individually at any time before deadline.
    • November 22, 12 PM - Deadine online module 2: The entrepreneurial process Online module to be completed individually at any time before deadline.
    • December 6, 12 PM - Deadline online module 3: The entrepreneurial mindset and the role of creativity Online module to be completed individually at any time before deadline.
    • December 20, 12 PM - Deadline online module 4: Team work Online module to be completed individually at any time before deadline.
    • December 21, 3-5 PM - Virtual follow up meeting Follow up and discussion about the modules, reflections on takeaways and what to bring forward to the teamwork in January.
    • January 18, 8-10 AM - Virtual meeting: Introduction to project work The project work will be in the format of a "hackaton" running over two days (January 18 and 19). One challenge will be introduced, and teams formed. Rules of the game introduced.
    • January 18, from 10 AM - Team work, online and offline Teams work to solve the challenge.
    • January 19, 8-10 AM - Virtual Q&A session Opportunity for the teams to ask questions.
    • January 19, until 4 PM - Team work, online and offline Teams work to solve the challenge.
    • January 19, 4-6 PM - Virtual meeting: Presentations Teams present their solutions and vote for a winner.
  • Registration

    Registration: Please register here.

    Contact person: In case of questions please contact the EUGLOH-team Lund University (eugloh@er.lu.se).

    Registration deadline: October 21, 2020

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