Creative Entrepreneurship
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Course title in English
Creative Entrepreneurship
ECTS credits
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lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
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lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
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Course aims
To give an overview of contemporary approaches to
creative entrepreneurship, starting a business and
developing products and services in the context of
creative entrepreneurship.
Brief description of the course
The course introduces the concepts of creative economy
and creative entrepreneurship in a changing economic
context, as well as starting a business, different stages of
the life cycle of a business and support mechanisms for
entrepreneurship. The main topics of the course: a)
creative entrepreneurship in Estonia and in the European
countries - statistical indicators, good examples and good
practices; b) the role of creativity in innovation and the
economy. Moving towards a knowledge-based society, a
service-based economy, etc. and what this means for
creative people and businesses; c) the approach to
creative entrepreneurship: different types, forms, life
cycle stages, start-ups; (d) ecosystems supporting
creative economy.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student...
Students know contemporary approaches and definitions
of the concepts of creative entrepreneurship, understand
the nature of creative entrepreneurship, different forms,
opportunities, key legal aspects and the main support
mechanisms of creative entrepreneurship. They know and
are able to analyse the different business models of
creative entrepreneurship.
Britta Gössel
Additional information
Innehofer, K., Pechlaner, H., Borin, H. (2018).
Entrepreneurship in Culture and Creative Industries.
Perspectives from Companies and Regions, Springer.
Kolb, B.M. (2015). Entrepreneurship for the Creative
and Cultural Industries, Routledge: London and New
Khaire, M. (2017). Culture and Commerce. The Value of
Enrepreneurship in Creative Industries, Stanford
Business Books, Stanford University Press: California.