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Learning Opportunity: Business and entrepreneurship

Business and entrepreneurship

Course Information

Objective(s) of a study programme:

To prepare professionals of business and management equipped with entrepreneurial mindset and skills for systemic management and development of modern organizations by integrating the state-of-the-art functional business knowledge and creative solutions to complex problems in dynamic business environment.

Learning outcomes:

Upon completion of the programme, graduates will:
Be able to apply creatively modern theoretical approaches in business and management for providing systemic and innovative solutions in diverse organizational contexts
Be able to make systems analysis of dynamic business environment in order to identify growth opportunities, draft coherent business models, strategies and organizational design
Be able to solve problems by applying adequate management methods in various areas of management of business organizations
Be able to design innovative value propositions and business models, supported with adequate organizational design and implementation plan
Be able to communicate effectively in groups and teams of diverse management levels, competences and cultures in internal and external organizational environment
Be able to provide systemic, creative and critical solutions to complex management problems based on the norms of ethics and social responsibility, as well as entrepreneurial thinking.
Activities of teaching and learning:
Provision of information using visual aids, case-based lecture, explanation of practical examples and issues, explanation of video examples, formulation and explanation of practical tasks, moderation of discussion, consulting independent work: search for and analysis of information presented in educational literature, periodicals, etc.,case analysis preparation and performance of practical tasks.

Methods of assessment of learning achievements:

Written assessment (during the colloquium and examination); assessment of the oral presentation of seminar tasks; assessment of the independent group work preparation in progress and the final oral presentation.
Study subjects (modules), practical training:

Entrepreneurship and Innovations
Business Strategies
Accounting and Finance
International Business and Marketing
Organizational Design
Term Paper No.1 (Business Model Design)
Term Paper No.2 (Organizational Design)
Term Paper No.3 (International Marketing Plan)
Master Thesis

Optional courses:

Strategic Human Resource Management
Development of Small and Medium Business
Strategic Marketing
Project Management
Communication and Negotiations
Commercial Law
Distinctive features of a study programme:
Some of the courses can be taught in foreign language (English).

Reference Data

Education Level:
Thematic area:
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Study Type:
Access requirements: 

Minimum education - Higher education



Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Vytautas Magnus University
Provider Type: 
Provider Contact Info: 

Provider phone number: +370-37-222739 Provider email: info@vdu.lt Provider URL: http://www.vdu.lt

Qualifications Awarded

Reference Data

Qualification Awarded:
Master of Business and Management
Awarding body:

Vytautas Magnus University

Awarding body contact info:

Provider phone number: +370-37-222739 Provider email: info@vdu.lt Provider URL: http://www.vdu.lt

Course Locations

Reference Data

Course address:

Kauno m. sav. Kauno m. K. Donelaičio g. 58