Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Course Information
TitleΕΠΙΧΕΙΡΗΜΑΤΙΚΟΤΗΤΑ ΚΑΙ ΚΑΙΝΟΤΟΜΙΑ / Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorTheodoros Samaras
Course ID40002865

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Week 1: Introduction to the course structure. Week 2: The concept of entrepreneurship , Technology - Innovation - Entrepreneurship. The profile of the modern businessman. Week 3: Companies based οn innovation and new technologies. Supporting institutions of business activities. Week 4: Basic Principles of Management for SMEs . Decision making, planning, organization, management, control . Week 5: Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship. Case Studies in Social Entrepreneurship. Week 6: Basic Principles of Marketing for SMEs. Evaluating the external/internal business environment - SWOT Analysis. Week 7: Corporate Finance. Evaluation of Investment Projects. Week 8 : Financial Analysis and Accounting System. Plan of investment. Week 9: Prepare a Business Plan using business planning software. Weeks 10-12: Exercises on the preparation of a business plan with the use of business planning software. Week 13: Visits to businesses.
entrepreneurship, innovation, business organization, business administration, business plan
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • business planning software
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work12
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities3
Student Assessment
The assessment of students is based on their performance during the exercises of business planning.
Student Assessment methods
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
1. Καραγιάννης Η.Γ. – Μπακούρος Ι.Λ.( 2010) «Καινοτομία και Επιχειρηματικότητα. Θεωρία – Πράξη» Εκδόσεις Σοφία. 2. Πιπερόπουλος, Γ. Π. (2008). "Επιχειρηματικότητα, Καινοτοµία & ΒusinessClusters", Β’ Έκδοση , Θεσσαλονίκη: Εκδόσεις Σάκκουλα. 3. Χατζηκωνσταντίνου, Γ., Γωνιάδης, Η. (2009) «Επιχειρηματικότητα και Καινοτοµία», Εκδόσεις Gutenberg.
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