4906652: Corporate Entrepreneurship & Family Business - Exercise course

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Semester:SS 20
Scheduled in semester:4
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:30.0 L / 22.5 h
Self-directed study time:67.5 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration (01.09.2012)


  • Foundations of Entrepreneurship & Family Firm Research (new venture creation, SME management, entrepreneurial orientation, entrepreneurial mindset, opportunity recognition, exploration vs. exploitation, entrepreneurial behavior in family firms).
  • Building Blocks of "Corporate Entrepreneurship" (definitions, general frameworks, differences between Corporate Entrepreneurship and Start-Up Entrepreneurship, process of Corporate Entrepreneurship, forms of Corporate Entrepreneurship).
  • Creating an entrepreneurial organization (human resource management in entrepreneurial organizations, personality of corporate entrepreneurs, motivations for entrepreneurial behavior, corporate strategy and entrepreneurship, elements and development of an entrepreneurial culture, innovation management).
  • Entrepreneurial Performance (constraints on entrepreneurial performance, leading an entrepreneurial organization, assessing entrepreneurial performance, sustaining entrepreneurial performance).



  • Cooney, T. (2011): Cases in European Entrepreneurship, DIT Press, Dublin.
  • Current academic texts/articles on the subject being provided via Moodle.

Exam Modalities

  • oral presentation
  • in class participation


26.02.202013:30 - 15:00H5 (Fabrikweg)
26.02.202015:15 - 16:45H5 (Fabrikweg)
11.03.202013:30 - 15:00H5 (Fabrikweg)
11.03.202015:15 - 16:45H5 (Fabrikweg)
25.03.202013:30 - 15:00H5 (Fabrikweg)
25.03.202015:15 - 16:45H5 (Fabrikweg)
08.04.202013:30 - 15:00H5 (Fabrikweg)
08.04.202015:15 - 16:45H5 (Fabrikweg)
29.04.202014:00 - 18:00Exkursion
13.05.202013:30 - 15:00H5 (Fabrikweg)
13.05.202015:15 - 16:45H5 (Fabrikweg)
27.05.202013:30 - 15:00H5 (Fabrikweg)
27.05.202015:15 - 16:45H5 (Fabrikweg)


  • PWW-BA-12_Corporate Entrepreneurship & Family Business - UE1 (SS 20, in Bewertung)