Course Information
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Vlachos
Course ID20000327

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 17
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Courses belonging to the other745
Design and StructuresElective Courses belonging to the other745
Industrial ManagementElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)745

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the course is to develop the entrepreneurial culture , Knowledge and skills among students. Available courses on fields of Management, Marketing, Finance and Accounting , as well as laboratory seminars on business planning, will provide the students with the appropriate tools to develop entrepreneurship. Connection with the entrepreneurial world will be achieved by visits to enterprises and inviting entrepreneurs for lectures and case study analysis. The prepearation of business plans by the students develop their entrepreneurial skills.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course provides: a) the theoretical background of managing entrepreneurial activities with i) seminars on introductory issues on Management, Marketing , Finance and Accounting for Small-Medium Enterprises, ii)presentations of best practices ,case studies , b) the laboratory experience in business planning of relevant activities ( preparation of students' business plans) and c) the networking with entrepreneurs( visiting enterprises and entrepreneurs).
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 Work120.4
Reading Assigment933.1
Interactive Teaching in Information Center120.4
Student Assessment
Preparation of business plans
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Εκπαιδευτικό υλικό που έχει παραχθεί για το συγκεκριμένο μάθημα και παρουσιάζεται στο Blackboard
Additional bibliography for study
1. Καραγιάννης Η.Γ. –Μπακούρος Ι.Λ.( 2010) «Καινοτομία και Επιχειρηματικότητα. Θεωρία – Πράξη» Εκδόσεις Σοφία. 2. David Dawkins and Mark Freel (2007)" Επιχειρηματικότητα» Eκδόσεις Κριτική. 3.Πιπερόπουλος, Γ. Π. (2008). "Επιχειρηματικότητα, Καινοτοµία & Βusiness Clusters ", Β’ Έκδοση , Θεσσαλονίκη: Εκδόσεις Σάκκουλα. 4.Χατζηκωνσταντίνου, Γ., Γωνιάδης, Η. (2009) " Επιχειρηματικότητα και Καινοτοµία», Εκδόσεις Gutenberg.
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