- Tue, 27 Oct 2020

Courses

The First Program of Minor in Start-up Entrepreneurship will be hold in the Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran

The program of "Minor in Start-up Entrepreneurship" has adjusted for undergraduate (Bachelor) students who are studying in Non-Business Management courses in the University of Tehran.

Internationally, the Faculty of Entrepreneurship of the University of Tehran has recognized to bring up its entrepreneurial mindset and expertise for their faculty members, students and alumni in an entrepreneurial ecosystem.

All the undergraduate students of University of Tehran in different academic fields should study this required program "Minor in Start-up Entrepreneurship", at the Faculty of Entrepreneurship. The strategy of program is progressing of the students through curriculum according to the approved plan of study. The student should be taken courses of this program and finally pass. The action is required to register "Minor in Start-up Entrepreneurship" requirements in third semester.

The program of "Minor in Start-up Entrepreneurship" intends to assist the bachelor students who would like to become an Entrepreneur and to be owner a start-up after taking courses and study in order to create and reinforce their Entrepreneurial Mindset and Behavior, and their Actions that conduct to launch an innovative and technological start-up.

This program is included maximum, 24 credits, which the number of main courses of "Minor in Start-up Entrepreneurship" are four courses and are compulsory to complete the program. The list of main courses of "Minor in Start-up Entrepreneurship" are as following table.

 

Table 1. Main Courses of Minor in Start-ups Entrepreneurship

Main Courses  Content/ Title

Course Hours

Course Credits

Course Number

Essential of Start-up

 

48

3

6601034

Principles of Team Building in Start-up

 

48

3

6601047

Financing for Start-ups

 

48

3

6601041

Marketing in Technological Start-ups

 

32

3

6601062

Total of  Credits

---

12

---

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finally four optional courses are selected by students to complete of "Minor in Start-up Entrepreneurship" are listed as follows.

 

Table 2. Optional Courses of Minor in Start-ups Entrepreneurship

 

Main Courses  Content/ Title

Course Hours

Course Credits

Course Number

Product Design

48

3

6601048

Opportunity Recognition, New Ideas Generation

and Business Environment Analysis

48

2 Theoretical

1 Practical

6601049

Product Development Process in Lean Start up Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

and Customers Development Process in Start-ups

48

2 Theoretical

­­­­­

1 Practical

6601056

Business Models of Technological Start-ups

48

2 Theoretical

1 Practical

6601055

Law of Start-ups

48

3

6601029

International Marketing for Start-ups

48

3

6601058

Startup Marketing

48

3

6601043

Corporate Entrepreneurship

48

3

6601045

Entrepreneurial Mindset and Behavior

48

3

6601036

Total of  Credits

---

27

---

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The requirements of the "Minor in Start-up Entrepreneurship" must be passed concurrently with the major degree requirements. The related courses does not offer after completing and receiving the bachelor's degree. If the exam scores declare successfully, students will receive a certificate of the "Minor in Start-up Entrepreneurship" at along with the bachelor's degree.

Full-time professionals of the educational services office are available at the Faculty of Entrepreneurship in order to discuss the program of "Minor in Start-up Entrepreneurship" with you in more details and information.

Further, you make simply contact with Mrs. Saeedeh Safari in the Educational Services Office by contact number, (+98) 21 61119238 and  Website: http://ent-lms.ut.ac.ir:8080/entlms/ in order to register in the Minor program.

We deeply wish you for becoming the successful entrepreneur in near future.

The Master's degree program in Entrepreneurship provides the students with knowledge in the following twelve fields:

1.            New Venture/ Business Creation;

2.            Technology-based Entrepreneurship;

3.            Public Sector Entrepreneurship;

4.            Development Entrepreneurship;

5.            Entrepreneurship Education and Extension;

6.            Tourism Entrepreneurship;

7.            Agricultural Services Entrepreneurship;

8.            Corporate Entrepreneurship;

9.            Information Technology-Based Entrepreneurship;

10.        International Entrepreneurship;

11.        Electronic Business;

12.        MBA (Master of Business Administration) in Entrepreneurship;

 

Requirements

Candidates should hold an accredited Bachelor's degree. Prerequisite courses are Statistics in Management (two credits) and Fundamentals of Computer (two credits).

 

Duration of Program

The duration of all graduate programs in Entrepreneurship Management is three years or six semesters (4 semesters for courses and two semesters for thesis project). Each semester lasts for about 17 weeks. The Faculty of Entrepreneurship is also offering E-learning education for more than 700 students.

Departments of Faculty of Entrepreneurship

Department

Major

Entrepreneurship Development

Public Sector Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Education and Extension

Development Entrepreneurship

New Venture/ Business Creation

New Venture/ Business Creation

Agricultural Services Entrepreneurship

Tourism Entrepreneurship

Corporate Entrepreneurship

Corporate Entrepreneurship

Information Technology-Based Entrepreneurship

International Entrepreneurship

Electronic business

MBA (Master of Business Administration) inEntrepreneurship

Technological Entrepreneurship

Technology-based Entrepreneurship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curricula for Master's degree program in Entrepreneurship Management:

 

Table No.1- Core/ General Courses 

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Business Plan

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Advanced Theories in Management

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

Advanced Organizational Behavior Management

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

Entrepreneurship inInformation Technology

2

-

2

32

-

32

5

Entrepreneurship StrategicManagement

2

-

2

32

-

32

6

Business Environment Analysis

2

-

2

32

-

32

7

Entrepreneurship Theories

2

-

2

32

-

32

8

Entrepreneurship Opportunity Recognition

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

16

-

16

256

-

256

 

Table No.2- Optional Courses/ Common for Majors

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Entrepreneurship Decision Making Patterns

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Seminar in Entrepreneurship

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

Business Management In Islam

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

Services Marketing

2

-

2

32

-

32

5

Research Methods in Entrepreneurship

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

10

-

10

160

-

160

 

Table No.3- Major/ Specialized courses for New Venture/ Business Creation

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

New Venture Creation and Implementation

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

New Product Development

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

Small Business Management

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

Supply Change Management

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

8

-

8

128

-

128

 

Table No.4Major/ Specialized courses for Technology-Based Entrepreneurship

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Exploitation of Science and Technology Opportunities

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Product Design

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

Research and Development Management

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

High-Tech Entrepreneurship

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

8

-

8

128

-

128

 

Table No.5Major/ Specialized courses for Public Sector Entrepreneurship

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Academic Entrepreneurship

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Social Entrepreneurship

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

Entrepreneurship Education and Extension

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

Entrepreneurship Development Policy Making

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

8

-

8

128

-

128

 

Table No.6Major/ Specialized courses for Development Entrepreneurship

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Integrated Development Planning for National/ Sectorial/ Regional/ Local

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Supervision  and Evaluation of Development

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

Entrepreneurship Opportunities Development

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

Competitive/Regional Advantage

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

8

-

8

128

-

128

 

Table No.7Major/ Specialized courses for Entrepreneurship Education and Extension

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Entrepreneurship Coaches Education

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Entrepreneurship Extension

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

Entrepreneurship Education Evaluation

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

Methods of  Entrepreneurship Teaching and Learning

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

8

-

8

128

-

128

 

Table No.8Major/ Specialized courses for Tourism Entrepreneurship

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Supply Chain in Tourism

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Marketing in Tourism

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

Business Creation in Tourism

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

Information System  and Tourism Law

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

8

-

8

128

-

128

 

Table No.9Major/ Specialized courses for Agricultural Services Entrepreneurship

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Business Creation in Agriculture Services

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Marketing in Agriculture Services

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

New Technologies in Agriculture Businesses

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

Supply Chain in Agriculture

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

8

-

8

128

-

128

 

Table No.10Major/ Specialized courses for Corporate Entrepreneurship

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Information Technology & Organizational Entrepreneurship

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Corporate Entrepreneurship

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

International Business

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

Process Management and Implementation of Entrepreneurship Projects

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

8

-

8

128

-

128

 

Table No.11Major/ Specialized courses for Information Technology-Based Entrepreneurship

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Electronic Supply Chain

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Electronic Marketing

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

Business Processes in Information Technology

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

Electronic Commerce and Electronic Business

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

8

-

8

128

-

128

 

Table No.12Major/ Specialized courses for International Entrepreneurship

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

International and Crass- Cultural Management

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Entrepreneurship and International Communication

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

Commerce and  International Marketing

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

International Entrepreneurship Opportunities

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

8

-

8

128

-

128

 

Table No.13Major/ Specialized courses for Electronic Business

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Electronic Business

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Electronic Marketing

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

Electronic Commerce

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

Project Management of Electronic Business

2

 

-

2

32

-

32

Total

8

-

8

128

-

128

 

Table No.14Major/ Specialized courses for MBA (Master of Business Administration) in Entrepreneurship

No.

Course Title

Credits

Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Venture Capital

2

-

2

32

-

32

2

Product and Financial Marketing

2

-

2

32

-

32

3

Process Management and Implementation of Entrepreneurship Projects

2

-

2

32

-

32

4

Quality Management

2

-

2

32

-

32

Total

8

-

8

128

-

128

 

Students will have the opportunity to study courses on information technology, organizational entrepreneurship, innovation and organizational technology management, organizational entrepreneurship management, and international entrepreneurship management and gain the necessary skills and hands-on experience through the internship offered by the faculty. Students have the opportunity to pass specialized courses on business start-ups opportunity recognition, new product development and business management through knowledge acquisition for business startups as well as taking part in internships at various institutions. Graduates will gain the ability and knowledge to conduct business diagnostic or appraisal studies and present improvement plans to managers and owners of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

Students can take advantage of the opportunity to take courses on academic entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial planning for national, regional and local development and entrepreneurship development policy-making. Accordingly, the alumni in this field will have good opportunities to enter into various arenas of policy-making/ decision making in the public sector and NGOs which will ultimately lead to national development, enrichment of entrepreneurial activities and leadership, and entrepreneurship in the public sector and governmental agencies.

Doctoral Degree (PhD) Program

Doubtless, education and training of the entrepreneurial generalists and specialists accompanied by the enrichment of entrepreneurial perception, insight, knowledge and skills will greatly contribute to the acceleration of the sustainable development trend in a country. More specifically, in view of the globalization of economy and gradual elimination of trade borders and barriers, the future of a country will be heavily dependent on the competitive advantages in the global market. Thus the training of specialist manpower is an indispensable part of the factors which will help national and international firms and corporations to act sustainably in the world market.

Duration

The course has been designed for four years being equivalent to 8 academic semesters; 4 semesters for instruction and 2 semesters for thesis project. The course is administered in the form of credit hours each semester (unit-based system).

Admission requirement

Applicants are required to have credentials proving the completion of a Master's degree program, with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 14 out of 20 or its equivalent for admission in doctoral programs.

Departments

The four departments with their fields include:

1.      Department of Business Creation /Venture;

2.      Department of Corporate/ Organizational Entrepreneurship;

3.      Department of Development Entrepreneurship;

4.      Department of Technology-based Entrepreneurship.

Curricula for Doctoral degree program:

 

Table No. 5- Core/ General Courses 

 

No.

 

Course Title

 

Credits

Theory

Practical

Total

1

2

3

 

 

5

 

6

Research Methods in Entrepreneurship

2

-

2

Philosophy of Entrepreneurship theories

2

-

2

Philosophy of Management Theories

2

-

2

Philosophy of Organizational Behavior Theories

2

-

2

 

Philosophy of Islamic Values inManagement and Entrepreneurship

2

-

2

Entrepreneurial Opportunities

2

-

2

Total

12

-

12

 

Table No. 6- Major/ Specialized Courses for Business Creation/ Venture

 

No.

 

Course Title

 

Credits

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Business Creation and Growth

2

-

2

2

Market Forecasting

2

-

2

3

Entrepreneurship Case Studies

2

-

2

Total

6

-

6

 

Table No. 7- Major/ Specialized Courses for Corporate/ Organizational Entrepreneurship 

 

No.

 

Course Title

 

Credits

Theory

Practical

Total

1

2

 

3

Organizational Entrepreneurship Dynamics

2

-

2

Corporate Governance

2

-

2

Management of Future Organizations and VirtualEnvironment

2

-

2

Total

6

-

6

 

Table No. 8- Major/ Specialized Courses for Development Entrepreneurship 

 

No.

 

Course Title

 

Credits

Theory

Practical

Total

1

Entrepreneurship Development Planning

2

-

2

2

Business Environment Development Planning

2

-

2

3

Institutional Economics

2

-

2

Total

6

-

6

 

Table No. 9- Major/ Specialized Courses for Technology-based Entrepreneurship 

 

No.

 

1

2

3

 

Course Title

 

Credits

Theory

Practical

Total

High Technology-based Entrepreneurship

2

-

2

Future Studies in High-Tech

2

-

2

Management in High-Tech Organizations

2

-

2

 

Total

6

-

6

 

Scientific Journals

The periodicals include two journals as follows:

1-     Journal of Entrepreneurship Development which is published in Persian as a quarterly and so far 14 volumes of it has come out.

2-     Journal  of  Global   Entrepreneurship   Research   which   is   biannually   published   in cooperation with the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM).

Both journals are supported by a large number of Iranian and foreign contributors whereby concentration is mainly on the promotion and development of entrepreneurial perception and thinking in theory and practice.