The module is designed for entrepreneurs, who are going to set up a new venture or company, in particularly with international scope. This course focuses on how to conduct business across borders. It addresses how founders/owners of entrepreneurial ventures and professional managers of intrapreneurial companies exploit international business opportunities and address the challenges of conducting business internationally. The course discusses multidisciplinary concepts and theories (e.g marketing, finance and control, decision making, management, ethics, negotiations) that are used to establish and deal with entrepreneurial international operations. It will also provide students with an understanding of the financing options available to start-up and developing companies.
The course is aimed at developing: knowledge of its own appetite/aptitude for entrepreneurship, the skills needed to identify and evaluate market opportunities for new businesses as well as an ability to prepare presentations and plans that effectively attract stakeholders: employees, partners, investors, and customers.