Professor Tõnis Mets (University of Tartu)
The course covers the following topics of critical importance: Entrepreneur, innovation, entrepreneurship, knowledge. Entrepreneurship, business environment, competencies. Opportunities for entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial process. Business idea and business concept, analysis of business concept. Entrepreneurship and economic growth. Business cycle, experience and learning curve. Entrepreneur as business hero. Networking, clusters. Business analysis and methods of planning. Business planning. Components of business plan. Launching the new venture, marketing, strategy and management. Break-even analysis.