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School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Now offering two distinct diplomas: Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering

Strategic Management and Innovative Entrepreneurship

1. COURSE INFORMATION:

SchoolEnvironmental Engineering
Course LevelUndergraduate
Course IDENVE 441Semester8th
Course CategoryElective
Course ModulesInstruction Hours per WeekECTS

Lectures and Tutorials

4
T=2, E=2, L=0

3
Course TypeSpecial Background
PrerequisitesProject Management (ENVE 435)
Instruction/Exam LanguageGreek
The course is offered to Erasmus studentsNo
Course URLhttps//www.eclass.tuc.gr/modules/contact/index.php?course_id=754 (In Greek)

 

2. LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learning Outcomes
 
  • Upon successful completion of this course the students will acquire new knowledge and specific skills on the following subjects:
  • Will have knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Will gain knowledge on how to set up a new business operation
  • Will learn the methods and techniques for business model and plan
  • Will be able to understand the difference between invention and innovation
  • Will be capable to implement technology transfer
  • Can compose a business model
  • Can evaluate or assess innovative ideas
  • Can analyze financial accounts for decision making
  • Can work with interdisciplinary teams
 
General Competencies/Skills
 
  • Review, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adaptation ability
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Protect natural environment
  • Capacity to criticize and self-knowledge
  • Advance free, creative  and causative thinking
 

3. COURSE SYLLABUS

 
  • Financial Analysis: Accounting and balance sheet, business ratios, cost assessment and pricing, break-even point, funding sources.
  • Green Entrepreneurship: Green accounting and cost assessment
  • External Environment: Economy, Technology, Nature, Society, Institutions, Politics. Porter model and competition. Barriers to entry, buyers and sellers, competitive position and programming
  • Internal Enviroment: Sources and capabilities, competitive advantage, value chains, comparative modeling, outsourcing
  • Mission – Organizational Structure – Strategy: Business mission, success factors, strategy levels and classification
  • Innovation – New Venture Development: evaluation of inventions commercial value, new products/process/technologies. Start-ups and spin-offs.
  • The Business Plan: Business model canvas, Set-up and implementation
 

4. INSTRUCTION and LEARNING METHODS - ASSESSMENT

Lecture MethodDirect (face to face)

Use of Information and Communication Technology

 
  • Power point presentations
  • E-class support
 
Instruction OrganisationActivityWorkload per Semester
(hours)
- Lectures21
- Lab assignments18
- Tutorials11
- Autonomous study25
Course Total75

Assessment Method

I. Written final examination (50%).
- Questions of theoretical knowledge.
- Theoretical problems to be resolved.

ΙΙ. Presentation in public (20%).

III. Group and autonomous assignments (30%).

5. RECOMMENDED READING

Recommended Book Resources:

  • Key Management Ratios, C Walsh, Prentice Hall, 4th edition

Recommended Article/Paper Resources:

  • New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century, S. Spinelli, R. Adams, Mc Graw Hill, 10th edition
 

6. INSTRUCTORS

Course Instructor:Associate Professor S. Rozakis (Faculty - EnvEng)
Lectures:Associate Professor S. Rozakis (Faculty - EnvEng)
Tutorial exercises:Associate Professor S. Rozakis (Faculty - EnvEng)
Laboratory Exercises: