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YR223300 YRS1 Classics and current issues in entrepreneurship research 6 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Jarna Henonen

Learning outcomes

In this course the students explore how the field of entrepreneurship studies has developed. After successful completion of the course the students will be to define and explore the major theoretical schools of the entrepreneurial process. The students will be able to identify key themes research themes and topics for further inquiry.


The course comprises weekly seminar sessions. The students are expected to prepare for class by reading articles and discussing them in a virtual environment.

Teaching methods

18 hours of seminar work. Active participation in seminars is required.

Modes of study

Pre-assignment (weight 20%)
Term paper (weight 40%)
Seminar participation (weight 40%)


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4th year I

Study materials

Swedberg, R. 2000. Entrepreneurship: The Social Science View, Oxford Management Readers.  ISBN 0-19-829462-X.

Shane, S. 2003. A General Theory of Entrepreneurship. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK: ISBN 1 84376 382 6.

Additional readings will be provided by the lecturer at the beginning of the course.


Further information

Entrepreneurship majors only.The course will be organized if a minimum of six students will register for the course.
The pre-assignment must be submitted at the beginning of the first class. Failure to submit on schedule will mean that a student will not be allowed to take the course. Details of assignment will be provided separately. Bachelor studies in entrepreneurship must be completed before taking this course.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
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Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Management and Organisation
Information Systems Science