Entrepreneurship Major

Requirements - 6 courses / 18 credits (36 ECTS)

This course explores crucial aspects of managing small business enterprises. It emphasizes the identification and analysis of major operating constraints and issues confronting small businesses as well as appropriate methods for their resolution. Topics covered in this course include obtaining capital, controlling inventory, setting prices, promotion strategies, and growth and expansion decisions. Prerequisite(s): BUS305, BUS220, 1 E-core class Credits: 3
Provides an understanding of the business challenges that confront entrepreneurs and their approaches to business opportunities. The course emphasizes real world information gathering and integrated approaches needed for successful business endeavors. The course covers entrepreneurial processes, skills such as the mobilization and organization of resources, and business and marketing plans. Prerequisite(s): BUS305, BUS220, 1 E-core class Credits: 3
This course is designed to equip students with knowledge on starting and managing cutting-edge technology entrepreneurial ventures. Business strategy concepts, market awareness, new technologies, enterprise models for innovative projects and start-ups, resource management, and financing comprise this entrepreneurial specialization for technological innovation in several business industries. Information technology, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and biomedical sciences are some of the many disciplines from which students acquire indispensable learning and become innovative technology venture evangelists. Prerequisite(s): BUS305, BUS220, 1 E-core class Credits: 3
This course is developed to provide an overview of the financial outline and forms for start-up companies and entrepreneurial ventures. Entrepreneurial Finance includes the fundamentals of financial planning and relevant theories, concepts, and tools for the efficient financial management of entrepreneurial organizations. Also, by focusing on the initial stages of company development and current technology-built ventures, students acquire a comprehensive knowledge of financing new ventures, managing resources and venture capitals, and analyzing the micro-economic environment. Prerequisite(s): BUS305, BUS220, BUS330 Credits: 3
This course is developed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) role in entrepreneurial ventures. At the same time, Digital Innovation introduces new cutting-edge transformations within organizations and businesses. Students learn to rethink and redesign organizational procedures, convey strong organizational digital culture, assimilate technology and processes, and create improved end-to-end customer experiences – all to stimulate competitiveness and revolutionize how we collect and utilize any data to help an organization grow. Prerequisite(s): 1 E-core class Credits: 3
This course is designed to help students develop entrepreneurial management and innovate and manage opportunities in several types of organizations, i.e., large firms, SMEs, start-ups, etc. Foundations of Entrepreneurial Management is a practical compilation of change management, entrepreneurial leadership, people operations, and team building – a set of entrepreneurial approaches for cultivating a creative management style based on contemporary organizational needs and entrepreneurial innovation structures. Prerequisite(s): 1 E-core class Credits: 3


Electives - 2 courses / 6 credits (12 ECTS)

Provides the basic theoretical models on innovation such as open, disruptive and business model innovation, combined with global best practices and scientific methods to guide new product development leaders and their teams throughout the product development cycle. The course emphasis is on the models, skills and techniques necessary for delivering a customer and market driven product vision, building an energized cross functional product development team, and achieving strategic product focus by identifying priorities and making the right trade-offs. Prerequisite(s): Any E-core class Credits: 3
Provides students with the necessary tools and real-life business practices in order to put in practice their innovative ideas which they will develop throughout the minor. Students will work in a computer-based simulation game in order to run their own virtual company, gaining hands-on experience of the challenges of business and entrepreneurship. The simulation focuses on having students conduct market, competitive and environmental analysis in order to take appropriate actions with respect to the organization, sales and marketing, finance and operations. Prerequisite(s): Any E-core class Credits: 3
The course introduces students to EU established policies, EU business basic concepts, principles, management, objectives, and contemporary issues of business organizations. It covers a wide range of topics including, conducting business nationally and internationally, ethics and social responsibility of business enterprises, Greek and European economy, Organizational culture, economy, and society of EU-27, Entrepreneurship and how to start a new business in EU, marketing, and consumer behaviorism. Prerequisite(s): None Credits: 3

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