Řízení růstu start-upů - MBA for students - VŠE v Praze

Managing Start-up Development / Řízení růstu start-upů

Course code: 3MB116
Course title in language of instruction: Managing Start-Up Growth
Course title in Czech: Řízení růstu start-upu
Course title in English: Managing Start-Up Growth
Number of ECTS credits allocated: 3
Mode of delivery: 3 days, personal presence
Mode of completion: -
Language of instruction: English
Level of course and year of study: Advanced and Professional Students
Name of lecturer(s): Doc. Ing. Mgr. Martin Lukeš, Ph.D., Ing. Michal Andera, Ph.D.
Recommended optional programme components: none
Work placement: none

Aims of the course:

The course offers the overview of entrepreneurship and develops the understanding of specific entrepreneurial situations, especially those related to early growth. It supports entrepreneurial attitudes and motivation and develops skills needed for developing a business opportunity that has a potential for subsequent growth. It improves the understanding of challenges that a start-up entrepreneur must overcome.

Learning Outcomes and Competence:

  1. to describe entrepreneurial process and factors influencing entrepreneurial success, both from business and individual perspectives
  2. to learn to come up with business ideas, test them with real customers, develop them and evaluate
  3. to be able to make informed decisions when managing start-up growth and internationalization
  4. to prepare a business model and present it to investors

Course contents:

  1. The nature of entrepreneurship, opportunity recognition, establishing the team
  2. Opportunity development
  3. Business planning
  4. Scaling the business
  5. Presenting the business model to investors

Full syllabus for the course [PDF]