This course is designed for the participants in order to understand basic concepts in the area of entrepreneurship, the role and importance of entrepreneurship for economic development, able to develop personal creativity and entrepreneurial initiative, able to adopt of the key steps in the elaboration of business idea, and understand the stages of the entrepreneurial process and the resources needed for the successful development of entrepreneurial ventures.

Learning Objectives:

Postgraduate students are able to understand the importance of entrepreneurship as a tool for development, able to describe and distinguish the typologies of entrepreneurship, able to design business plans, and able to implement theoretical knowledge acquired by designing a small virtual enterprise.

Weekly Topics:

  1. Entrepreneurship: Content, definitions, theoretical approaches
  2. Personality traits of the entrepreneur, motivation, and demographics
  3. Entrepreneurial intention
  4. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM)
  5. Implementation of business ideas
  6. Small business
  7. Family business
  8. Alternative forms of small businesses
  9. Youth entrepreneurship
  10. Female entrepreneurship
  11. Sustainable entrepreneurship
  12. Impact and performance
  13. Entrepreneurship & innovation: A case study in Bali
  14. Project: Conceptual proposal of a business plan based on local wisdom
  15. Preparation
  16. Final Exam


  1. Binder J., & Belz, F.-M. (2015). ’Sustainable Entrepreneurship: What it is’. In Kyrö, P. (ed.), Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  2. Dimov, D. (2016). Toward a design science of education, Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth: Models of Start-up Thinking and Action, 18, 1-31.
  3. Fayolle A (2007) Entrepreneurship and new value creation. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
  4. Gioia, D. A., Corley, K. G., & Hamilton, A. L. (2013). Seeking qualitative rigor in inductive research: Notes on the Gioia methodology, Organizational Research Methods, 16 (1), 15-31.
  5. Hougaard S. (2005) The business idea. Berlin, Springer.
  6. Lowe R & S Mariott (2006) Enterprise: Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Burlington, Butterworth Heinemann.
  7. Shepherd, D. A., & Patzelt, H. (2011). The new field of sustainable entrepreneurship: studying entrepreneurial action linking “what is to be sustained” with “what is to be developed”. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 35(1), 137-163.

Exam Type:

Written Exam (60 min.)


30% Attendance, Discussions, Assignments
30% Midterm Exam
40% Final Exam

Disclaimer Statements:

Course content may vary from the outline to meet the needs of this particular group.

More information about GoBali programs are available on www.gobali.org.
Indonesia: Udayana University, 2019