Entrepreneurial Leadership and Teams

This course provides an overview of the principles of entrepreneurial leadership and teams, which are key elements associated with successful new venture creation.


The course is divided in to three parts:


Part I lays the foundation for the course by introducing students to the key characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and reviewing some of the relevant literatures on entrepreneurship theory. This provides context for the subsequent discussions on leadership and teams.

Part II deals with entrepreneurial leadership and covers analytical approaches ¿ trait, distributed, charismatic; leadership styles; entrepreneurial vision and key characteristics of successful entrepreneurial leaders.

Part III deals with entrepreneurial teams and covers analytical frameworks; team types ¿ founding and top management teams; team composition and individual roles.

Throughout the course, students are encouraged to reflect on the literature, discuss and debate key concepts with their peers, and to apply their learning to their own business project.

Course details

Academic level(s)Master,Other
CountryNorway
Language of instruction
InstitutionUiT The Arctic University of Norway
Begin date-
End date-
Registration deadline-
ECTS credits10.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyManagement and administrationBusiness and administration (others)
Teaching placeTromsø
Tagsbusinessentrepreneurshipcompanyleadershipventure
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