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MAN400ZA(経営学 / Management 400)
Seminar: Entrepreneurship & Innovation II

EYO Shiaw Jia

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Faculty/Graduate school Department of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies
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Year 2022
Class code A6431,A6432
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Term 秋学期授業/Fall
Day/Period 火1/Tue.1,火2/Tue.2
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Campus 市ヶ谷 / Ichigaya
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Grade 3~4
Credit(s) 4
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Outline and objectives

In this seminar, students will learn theories, concepts and issues related to entrepreneurship and innovation.


This is a continuation of the seminar from the Spring semester. We will continue to learn concepts and theories related to entrepreneurship and innovation but more emphasis will be placed on case studies. Students will refine their skills in discussion and presentation. Students will also conduct their own research related to a theme in this seminar.

Fall Innovation Theme: Business Model, Financing for Start-ups, Industry Analysis and Social Entrepreneurship,

Which item of the diploma policy will be obtained by taking this class?

Will be able to gain “DP 1”, “DP 2”, “DP 3”, and “DP 4”.

Default language used in class

英語 / English

Method(s)(学期の途中で変更になる場合には、別途提示します。 /If the Method(s) is changed, we will announce the details of any changes. )

Students will further examine the theories, concepts and issues related to entrepreneurship and innovation through case studies. Students will read and discuss papers and research conducted in this area. In the process, they will acquire tools and perspectives to formulate a research question and to apply what they have learnt to their own research. Feedback is given during class time, using tools such as HOPPII and email.

Active learning in class (Group discussion, Debate.etc.)

あり / Yes

Fieldwork in class

なし / No


授業形態/methods of teaching:対面/face to face



Review of theories we have learnt

2[対面/face to face]:Business Model

Business model analysis for the entrepreneurs

3[対面/face to face]:Business Model Canvas

Case studies

4[対面/face to face]:Financing for Start-Ups (1)

Financing instruments for start-ups

5[対面/face to face]:Financing for Start-Ups (2)

Venture capital deal sourcing and screening

6[対面/face to face]:Financing for Start-Ups (3)

China's venture capital and tech startup landscape

7[対面/face to face]:Financing for Start-Ups (4)

Valuation for venture capital

8[対面/face to face]:Industry Analysis

Porter's Five Forces

9[対面/face to face]:Competitive Advantage

The sources and dimensions of competitive Advantage

10[対面/face to face]:Social Entrepreneurship (1)

Social innovation and social entrepreneurship

11[対面/face to face]:Social Entrepreneurship (2)

Case studies

12[対面/face to face]:Social Entrepreneurship (3)

Case studies

13[対面/face to face]:Final Presentation (1)

Presentations and discussion

14[対面/face to face]:Final Presentation (2)

Presentations and discussion

Work to be done outside of class (preparation, etc.)

Every week, there is work to do: reading and preparation for discussion/ presentation. Students are required to read the assigned readings adequately to be able to engage in active discussion in class. Preparatory study and review time for this class are 4 hours each.


No particular textbook.


Bessant, John and Tidd, Joe. Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 3rd edition. Wiley, 2015
Grant, Robert. Contemporary strategy analysis: text and cases, , 9th edition, Wiley. 2016
Other case studies from Harvard Business Publishing and journal articles.

Grading criteria

Students will be evaluated based on class participation (20%), case study presentations and discussions (50%) and a term paper (30%).

Changes following student comments

Not applicable.


Passed Seminar: Entrepreneurship and Innovation I