New Venture Management

Objectives

• Discuss the anatomy of new ventures
• Explore the liabilities and challenges that new ventures face during their development
• Discuss the effectiveness of management practices to address the challenges face by new ventures
• Critically evaluate the impact of management practices in the new venture’s performance

General characterization

Code

2631

Credits

3.5

Responsible teacher

Pedro Neves

Hours

Weekly - Available soon

Total - Available soon

Teaching language

English

Prerequisites

N/A

Bibliography

Kuratko, D., J. Hornsby. 2009. New Venture Management: The Entrepreneur’s Roadmap. Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle
River, NJ.

Teaching method

This course consists in one 3h class per week and feedback meetings with teams. This course is a mix of lectures, case
study discussions and guest speakers.

Evaluation method

ASSESSMENT
Final exam: 35%
Individual participation: 10%
Group assignment: 45%
Final presentation: 10%

Subject matter

Session 1 – New Ventures vs Established Organizations
Session 2 – New Ventures: Liability of newness and smallness
Sessions 3 & 4 – Managing New Ventures: Managing growth
Sessions 5 & 6 – Managing New ventures: New approaches

Programs

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