363-0790-00L  Technology Entrepreneurship

SemesterAutumn Semester 2022
LecturersF. Hacklin
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


363-0790-00 VTechnology Entrepreneurship
The lecture takes place online via Zoom (recorded).
Please note that you can also follow the lecture in the reserved room.
2 hrs
Tue18:15-20:00HG G 3 »
17.11.18:15-20:00HG G 5 »
20.12.20:15-21:00HG G 3 »
F. Hacklin

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AbstractTechnology ventures are significantly changing the global economic picture. Technological skills increasingly need to be complemented by entrepreneurial understanding.
This course offers the fundamentals in theory and practice of entrepreneurship in new technology ventures. Main topics covered are success factors in the creation of new firms, including founding, financing and growing a venture.
ObjectiveThis course provides theory-grounded knowledge and practice-driven skills for founding, financing, and growing new technology ventures. A critical understanding of dos and don'ts is provided through highlighting and discussing real life examples and cases.
Content12 sessions; 10+ carried out by guest speakers: experts in the broad field of technology entrepreneurship (e.g., serial entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, (E)MBA professors, company builders, patent experts, scale-up executives, …)

2h lecture - schedule (±):
15': Introduction
60': (Guest) lecture
15': Discussion related to topic (in groups)
10': Plenary discussion
20': Q&A with (guest) lecturer
Sessions are carried out via zoom, recordings are uploaded on Moodle. Sessions can also be followed in reserved lecture room.

Semester assignment: Construction of 1 appropriate exam question (MPC) related to a specific guest lecture.

13th session: MPC exam, heavily based on questions generated from the semester assignment. These will be published on Moodle as a preparation for the exam.

See course website: Link
Lecture notesLecture slides and case material

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersF. Hacklin
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationDocumented preparation of and participation in case studies and exercises.

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