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ØKB2117 Entrepreneurship

Course description for academic year 2024/2025

Contents and structure

Introduction to entrepreneurship with focus on business-idea development, execution strategy and the preparation of a good business description in form of a business plan. Focus on sustainable entrepreneurship.

Learning Outcome


The student:

  • Can account for knowledge about business ideas, the value of customers, markets, the establishment process, entrepreneurial sales work, marketing, and financing of start-ups.
  • Understands the importance of and the connection between customer-value and product-/service solutions as the basis for new enterprises.


The student:

  • Can formulate a business idea with an accompanying business model and have knowledge about implementing these.
  • Has further developed an ability to formulate and present entrepreneurial ideas and have gained analytical skills connected to entrepreneurship.

General competence

The student:

  • Can use a critical analytical ability to examine the role and the contribution of entrepreneurial team-members in start-ups, small- and medium sized enterprises in different contexts.
  • Knows the purpose of and the logic behind a business description in form of a business plan and can prepare one.
  • Can relate entrepreneurship to UNs sustainable development goals - SDGs

Entry requirements


Recommended previous knowledge


Teaching methods

The teaching is based on lectures and group work, with guidance and milestone-based development. A business plan will be developed and presented.

Compulsory learning activities

The students must create a business idea and develop this by working out a business plan. Students should deliver a draft of the business plan. The draft can be delivered either individually or in groups of up to 3 students.


Students should deliver a business plan. The business plan can be delivered either individually or in groups of up to 3 students.

Project, 100%

Grade Scale A-F

Examination support material

All kinds of material may be used.

More about examination support material

Course reductions

  • ØKB2114 - Entreprenørskap - Reduction: 10 studypoints
  • ØKB049 - Entreprenørskap og kommersialisering - Reduction: 10 studypoints