Week 1.2

entrepreneurship

design thinking

  • Entrepreneurship:

    • SME’s and Entrepreneurship

    • Design Thinking

    • Lean Launchpad

    • Effectuation

    • Miscellaneous useful video's

  • Create:

    • Personal development plan

  • Present:

    • results of secret mission (grade)

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Preparation before class:

  • Study the MOOC Modules on:
    • SME's and Entrepreneurship
    • Design Thinking
    • Lean Launchpad
    • Effectuation
  • Watch Miscellaneous useful Video's if you like, they can also be watched later is you are pressed for time
  • Execute secret mission according to the instructions (read carefully)
  • Choose country and industry for your practical assignment
  • Prepare a 5 minute presentation on the opportunities you have spotted and the business idea you want to pursue
  • Prepare for the secret mission:
    • the financial results of your endeavours;
    • a detailed account of your transactions;
    • a short video (max. 5 min) of your endeavours to be shown in class
  • Prepare a 10 minute presentation of your group and personal development plan (Start-up Doc)


      Assignments before class:

      Fill out the questionnaires below, submit latest @ 18.00 hrs the day before class.
      • Individual assignment "1: SME's and Entrepreneurship"
        • Have you been able to study all the MOOC Modules on SME's and Entrepreneurship?
        • If you did, what are the five most notable new insights you gained by studying the materials?
        • In what way has your attitude towards entrepreneurship changed?
          • what was your attitude first?
          • what is it now?
        • Do you believe you could be a good entrepreneur?
        • If you study Guy Kawasaki's The Art of the start:
          • which two of his ten points do you believe will have the greatest impact on you practical assignment?
          • explain why you believe that?
        • If you study Saras Sarasvathy's Effectuation theory:
          • which one of her five rules do you believe will have the greatest impact on you practical assignment?
          • explain why you believe that?
        • If you study Steve Blank's The Start-up Owners Manual and Eric Ries's the Lean Startup:
          • what are the five most notable points in which their theories differ from each other?
          • what are the five most notable points in which their theories match with each other?
        • How would you rate the on-line study materials on SME's and Entrepreneurship?
      • Group Assignment "3: Secret Mission - End Declaration Form"
        • What was the nature of your business? 
        • What was the amount in the envelope at start?
        • What amount have you invested yourselves?
        • Have you made money?
          • state the amount
        • Have you lost money?
          • state the amount
        • What amount will be in the envelope?
        • Did you enjoy the assignment?
        • What can be improved about the assignment?
        • What have you learned from the assignment?