Free Electives

Modul EC4502-KP04

Entrepreneurial Behavior (WEntrBehav)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each summer semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master Interdisciplinary Courses (optional subject), Interdisciplinary modules, Arbitrary semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Entrepreneurial Behavior (exercise, 1 SWS)
  • Entrepreneurial Behavior (lecture, 2 SWS)
  • 15 Hours exam preparation
  • 45 Hours in-classroom work
  • 60 Hours private studies
Contents of teaching:
  • Psychology of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial teams
  • Entrepreneurial decision making and implementation
  • Motivation of employees
  • Personnel management and personality development
  • Influence of entrepreneurial passion on the actions of entrepreneurs
  • Fundamentals in entrepreneurial and organizational behavior
  • Stakeholder, top management, and principal-agent-theory
  • Challenges in the organizational design
  • Organizational culture
  • Organizational learning
  • Individual differences and diversity
  • Students are able to identify the central issues in the context of entrepreneurial/organizational behavior and have a broad knowledge including the scientific basis as well as the practical application its importance.
  • Students are able to apply this knowledge to their own examples and in a changing context.
  • Individual aspects of the event will be studied on selected case studies.
  • Students master the scientific foundations and have specialized and in-depth expertise in entrepreneurial and organizational behavior.
  • Students know how to structure and solve problems even in new, unfamiliar and multidisciplinary contexts of entrepreneurial and organizational behavior.
  • Students can work cooperatively and responsibly in groups and reflect and enhance their own cooperative behavior in groups critical.
Grading through:
  • portfolio exam
Responsible for this module:
  • Institute for Entrepreneurship and Business Development
  • Ansfried B. Weinert: Organisations- und Personalpsychologie - Beitz Verlag, Basel, 2004
  • Lutz von Rosenstiel, Friedemann W. Nerdinger: Grundlagen der Organisationspsychologie - Schaeffer Poeschel Verlag, 7. überarbeitete Auflage
  • Lioba Werth: Psychologie für die Wirtschaft - Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, 2004
  • Dieter Frey, Hans Werner Bierhoff: Sozialpsychologie - Interaktion und Gruppe - Hogrefe Verlag, Göttingen 2011
  • Peter Dowling, Marion Festing, Allen D. Engle: International Human Resource Management - 5th Edition, London, 2008
  • offered only in German

Prerequisites for attending the module:
- none

Prerequisites for participation in module exam(s):
- none
- Prerequisites for admission to the (written) examination may be scheduled at the beginning of the semester. When prerequisites are defined, they should be completed and positively evaluated before the initial (written) examination.

Module exam(s):
- EC4502-L1: Entrepreneurial Behavior, portfolio exam, 100 % of module grade

The portfolio exam consists of the following:
- Group work, 40 %
- (Online) tests, 60 %

The commercial rounding is used to determine the overall grade.

(Is equal to EC4500 B-KP04)

Students for whom this course is a compulsory module have priority.

Registration takes place at the beginning of the semester via Moodle. Further registration and exam-related questions will be clarified during the first lectures.

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