Seminar Bachelor: Principles of Entrepreneurship (Business Informatic Systems)

Format Principles of Entrepreneurship (PoE) will take place in the first term of SoSe 2023. The first term runs from 06.04.2023 to 18.05.2023 (duration: 8 weeks).

Lecture: Thursdays 8-12 am, room Schlossplatz 46 - H 3 

Tutorial:  Tuesdays 14-16 h, room Universitätsstraße 14-16- JUR 2 (start 18.04.2023)

Seminar: Kick-off on Wednesday, 05.04.2023, 10 am - 12 pm, Pitch Area at REACH - EUREGIO Start-up Center (Geiststraße 24-26). All other dates will be announced in the kick-off.

We will offer the first lecture in a hybrid format on a one-time basis. You can participate via Zoom:  However, we won't be recording the session.

The event will count as an in-depth module (VM) in SoSe 2023. The registration for the event is done via the central allocation of the in-depth modules. A separate registration via our chair or similar is not necessary. The exam will take place in the early exam period (May 30, 2023).

Language Lecture: English
Seminar: German or English
Credit Points 9

The in-depth module provides an introduction to the topic of entrepreneurship. The learning content includes the basics of entrepreneurship with regard to entrepreneurial decisions, the creation of business models and the recognition of opportunities and risks. Students learn how to think and act entrepreneurially in order to successfully implement ideas and innovation processes. In addition, students work on a current issue of a regional startup within the framework of an individual written paper. The results are presented and defended in the plenum.

Professional skills

The students

  • develop a deep understanding of the entrepreneurial mindset
  • understand how to deal with opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurial activities
  • develop an understanding of the innovation process
  • understand the relevance of customer needs for new product development
  • gain hands-on experience by working with a regional startup
  • learn how to write an independent scientific paper and defend it in the context of a discussion
Examination  Lecture: Exam (3 CP)
Seminar: Preparation of the seminar paper as well as presentation, defense and discussion of the seminar paper (6 CP)
Attendance Attendance is strongly recommended to enhance learning.

Lucas Mantke