|Prerequisites and co-requisites|
|Module "Method and Business Competence", Semesters 1 and 2|
- Innovation management
- Introduction to the main topics of the research centres at Vorarlberg, University of Applied Sciences
- Research funding models
- IIntroduction to setting up a business
- Introduction to the Lean Startup Method
- Introduction to business model logic
- Financing options for start-ups
- Students can explain how ideas become innovations.
- Students can explain how innovation can be promoted through research findings.
- Students can explain current research priorities at the UAS.
- Students can list the most important steps for business start-ups.
- Students can design and further develop new, innovative business models.
- The students know the most important terms and the procedure for applying the Lean Startup Method.
- The students can name financing variants for start-ups and their advantages and disadvantages.
|Planned learning activities and teaching methods|
|Seminars, Excursions, Case studies|
|Assessment methods and criteria|
|Seminar paper, immanent examination character.|
|Recommended or required reading|
- Blank, Steve; Dorf, Bob (2012): The Startup Owners Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company. Pescadero, CA: K&S Ranch Press.
- Dodgson, Mark; Gann, David M; Phillips, Nelson (2013): The Oxford Handbook of Innovation Management. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Hahn, Christopher (2013): Finanzierung und Besteuerung von Start-up-Unternehmen. Praxisbuch für erfolgreiche Gründer. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler
- Osterwalder, Alexander; Pigneur, Yves (2010): Business Model Generation. A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers. Hoboken, New Jersey: Jon Wiley & Sons, Inc.
|Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)|
|Face to face|