Doing Entrepreneurship

mlsmm2263  2022-2023  Mons

Doing Entrepreneurship
5.00 credits
30.0 h
Jacquemin Amélie; Valentiny David (compensates Jacquemin Amélie);
Main themes
Creativity; act entrepreneurially; project launch; risk-taking; critical constraints and resources.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Competencies
Given the « competencies referential » linked to the LSM Master in Management and in Business Engineering, this course mainly develops the following competencies:
  • 4.2 Initiate, develop and implement ideas around a new product, service, process or organizational structure, having evaluated the risks and remain pragmatic.
  • 4.4 Reflect on and improve the content, processes and goals of professional practices.
  • 6.1 Work in a team: join in and collaborate with team members. Be open and take into consideration the different points of view and ways of thinking, manage differences and conflicts constructively, accept diversity.
  • 7.1 Analyse a project within its environment and define the expected outcomes: identify what is at stake, the required outcomes and the environmental constraints; clearly define the project objectives and associate the performance indicators.
  • 7.2 Organize, manage and control the process: structure and schedule the tasks, identify and allocate human and material resources, coordinate, delegate and supervise the tasks; take into account the anticipated constraints and risks.
  • 7.3 Make decisions and take responsibility for them in an uncertain world: take initiatives and act, anticipate and be proactive, show discernment and good judgment and be prepared to make quick decisions, taking into account multiple factors and uncertainties; accept the risks and consequences of decisions.
  • 8.1 Express a clear and structured message, both orally and in writing in their mother tongue, in English and ideally, in a third language, adapted to the audience and using context specific communication standards.
  • 8.2 Interact and discuss effectively and respectfully with diverse stakeholders (supervisors, peers, colleagues, clients... ) in face-to­face and group contexts, using both verbal and nonverbal communication skills: demonstrate the ability to listen, empathize, be assertive, provide and accept constructive criticism.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to:
  • Work in a project team;
  • Imagine and animate creative processes;
  • Identify and understand the critical elements to be able to launch an entrepreneurial project;
  • Act in an entrepreneurial way in a professional context.
Support de cours
Slides de cours et portofolio de lectures
Références bibliographiques recommandées, lectures conseillées :
  • Osterwaler, A, Pigneur, Y., Bernarda, G., Smith, A. (2015), La méthode Value Proposition Design, Pearson France.
  • Racquez, S. (2014),Business model creation. Le guide pratique du créateur d'entreprise, Editions : Liège.
  • Ries, E. (2012), Lean Startup. Adoptez l'innovation continue, Pearson France.
  • Maurya A. (2012), Running Lean, 2nd Edition, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Public Administration

Master [120] in Management

Master [60] in Management

Master [120] in Business Management

Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [120] in Management

Master [120] in Communication

Master [120] : Business Engineering