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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Entrepreneurship and Business Plan - AB501039
Title: Entrepreneurship and Business Plan
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:6
E-Credits: winter s.:6
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/2 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Vacík Emil prof. Ing. Ph. D.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Aim of the course
Last update: Botek Marek Mgr. Ing. Ph.D. (20.01.2020)

Students will be able to:

characterise the conditions and entrepreneurial trends in the 21st century,

evaluate a new business idea and

develop a business plan (to select and use relevant information and methods to develop business plans, analyse risks and their impact on the feasibility of business plans).

Last update: Botek Marek Mgr. Ing. Ph.D. (20.01.2020)

R: Volberda H, van den Bosch FAJ, Heij K (2017): Reinventing business models

R: Spender JC (2014): Business Strategy, Managing uncertainty, opportunity and enterprise

R: Sahlman William A (2008): How to write a great business plan

R: Berry Timothy (2008): The plan-as-you-go business plan

R: Abrams Rhonda (1991): The successful business plan, Secrets and strategies

Last update: Botek Marek Mgr. Ing. Ph.D. (20.01.2020)

1. Own business vs. employment, entrepreneurship as a life-style

2. Life-cycle of enterprises and its critical stages, start-up, small and medium-sized enterprises, big companies

3. Characteristics of family businesses

4. Business plan, its purpose and types, its connections to other types of documents

5. Diverse recipients of business plans, how to write a business plan according to recipient’s requirements

6. Business objectives, analyses of external and internal environment, use of relevant information

7. Strategy and marketing, organising work-flow, processes, and organisational structure

8. Investment budget and resources to finance it

9. Calculations and scenarios, financial plan

10. Financial analysis and evaluating the effectiveness of business plan, risks and their management

11. Attracting investors, elevator pitch, resumé and presentation of business plan

12. Evaluating business plans from investors’ perspective

13. Personal features of entrepreneurs, approaches to build successful business

14. Current trends, industry 4.0, cross-sectoral cooperation, triple/quadruple helix, etc.

Course completion requirements
Last update: Botek Marek Mgr. Ing. Ph.D. (20.01.2020)

Requirements for a semester: active participation at the course, developing a business plan in teams

Requirements for an exam: defence of the developed business plan and oral exam