autumn 2021
REI-1501 Entrepreneurship and Innovation - 10 ECTS

Last changed 30.03.2022

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester

Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April for the autumn semester.

Type of course

The course is obligatory for the Bachelor of Northern Studies. Elective for Bachelor in Arctic Adventure Tourism. The subject can be taken as single course.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements:

Nordic applicants: Generell studiekompetanse. Admission procedures for foreign applicants, please read:

Admission code: 9199

Course overlap

Du vil få en reduksjon i antall studiepoeng (som oppgitt under), dersom du avlegger eksamen i dette emnet og har bestått følgende emne(r) fra før av:

BABOR_06 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 10 stp
BABOR_06 Entrepreneurship Innovation 10 stp

Course content

The course gives an introduction to a theoretical framework and different conceptual approaches to entrepreneurship and innovation.

Objectives of the course


The candidate:

· Can explain central approaches and theories of entrepreneurship and innovation

· Can identify different types of entrepreneurship and innovation

· Can explain processes of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship

· Has basic knowledge of Business Model Design

General competence

The candidate:

· Can assess an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset

· Can think creatively

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

Topics will be addressed through:

- Lectures

- Readings

- Class discussions

- Assignments

Class attendance is obligatory (at least 70%)

Upon completion, the course will be anonymously evaluated by students


- 1 written individual assignment

- 70% attendance in class

Required attendance and assignments must be approved in order to take the exam

Individual, written home exam (5000 - 7000 words). Duration: one week.

Grades: A - E for passed exam, F for failed. Possibility of resit exam in case of F

Retake is offered in the beginning of the following semester in cases of grade F and Fail.

  • About the course
  • Campus: Alta |
  • ECTS: 10
  • Course code: REI-1501