Free Electives

Modul EC4503-KP04

Entrepreneurship and sailing (EnuSe)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

every summer semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master Entrepreneurship in Digital Technologies 2020 (optional subject), entrepreneurship, 2nd semester
  • Master Interdisciplinary Courses (optional subject), Interdisciplinary modules, Arbitrary semester
  • Master Entrepreneurship in Digital Technologies 2014 (optional subject), entrepreneurship, 2nd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Development of a campaign (exercise, 2 SWS)
  • What sailing has in common with entrepreneurship (lecture, 2 SWS)
  • 60 Hours in-classroom work
  • 60 Hours work on project
Contents of teaching:
  • Creative solution finding
  • Team building
  • Management duties and responsibility
  • Acting under uncertainty
  • Strategy building
  • Strategy
  • Dealing with turbulent environmental conditions
  • Identification and evaluation of opportunities and possibilities
  • Dealing with stress
  • Acting under restrictive conditions
  • The students recognize the most important questions in the context of a start-up project and a young company and have afterwards basic scientific knowledge.
  • Students are able to apply this knowledge to their own examples and in a changing context.
  • Students can identify characteristics and factors of successful start-up projects and tasks, evaluate them on the basis of criteria and acquired methods, and develop and visualise them independently.
  • The combination of sailing and sport provides a direct application reference.
  • Students will be able to apply simple scientific basics from start-up research.
  • Students can plan and carry out work steps in solving problems even in new and unfamiliar as well as interdisciplinary contexts.
  • Students can define goals for their own development, reflect on their own strengths and weaknesses, plan their own development and reflect on their own foundations.
  • Students can work cooperatively and responsibly in groups and critically reflect and expand their own cooperative behaviour in groups.
Grading through:
  • written homework
Responsible for this module:
  • Institute for Entrepreneurship and Business Development
  • Prof. Dr. Kathrin Adlkofer
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  • offered only in German

Prerequisites for attending the module:
- none

Prerequisites for participation in module exam(s):
- none

Module exam(s):
- EC4503-L1: Entrepreneurship and Sailing, written homework, 100 % of module grade

In the module “Entrepreneurship and Sailing”, students learn about the similarities between sailing and entrepreneurship and which lessons of sailing can be adopted in the context of start-up ventures.

This is a block course.

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