Business Initiation

Course Code: BA 317.5 • Study year: III • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Business Administration • Field of study: Business Administration
Type of course: Elective (1 of 3)
Language of instruction: English
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Mălina Darja
Seminar tutor: Mălina Darja
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Lecture
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 5

Course aims:

The main objective of this subject is concerned with the idea of entrepreneurship in a social, cultural and economic context, and the role that entrepreneurship plays in the idea development and value creation.
The second objective –regarding Business development- is concerned with how a business can be developed. It is also concerned with further development of business ideas, the need for changing the form of a business organization and different management strategies, organizing, economy, personnel policies and marketing
Ethics and environmental issues are also included in this main subject area

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Creating and starting a Venture

The Business Plan

Financing and Managing the New Venture

New Venture Expansion Strategies and Issues


Teaching methods:

lecture, discussions, practical presentations

Learning outcomes:

Creative application of research and problem-solving techniques in business management

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written test examination - 70%,Verification during the semester (project) - 30%.

Recommended reading:

P. Sneha, Entrepreneurship, Chadalawada Nagar, Tirupati, 2019, 101.
Quarz+Co, Introduction in Business Management, Quarz+Co, London, 2020, 72.
Silvio M. Brondoni, Competitive Business Management: A Global Perspective, Emerald, London, 2018, 100.