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ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN BUSINESS

By Assistant Professor OctavianDragomir Jora, Ph.D.








The Bucharest University of Economic Studies The Faculty of International Business and Economics The Applied Modern Languages Program 2013-2014

Introducing and organizing the course
The enterprise of delivering lectures
about entrepreneurs
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LECTURES (I)
1) Introducing and organizing the course. (The enterprise of delivering
lectures about entrepreneurs)
2) On method in economic science. Praxeology and two questions: how
much economics the entrepreneur needs to be aware of? and how much
economics do we need to be aware of the entrepreneur?
3) The economic problem and the institution of private property rights.
Indices and indexes revealing the economic freedom of the world
4) Spiritual values and entrepreneurial spirit. Projection of a
documentary movie and debate upon it: The Call of the Entrepreneur
(2007)
5) Economic functions: the capitalist-entrepreneur, the administrator-
manager, the operative-technician, the public servant-bureaucrat. Division
of labour and social coordination
6) The entrepreneur as creator of firms. Economic calculation and limits
of business organizations. Small and medium entrepreneur versus business
magnates: small is beautiful, big is gorgeous. Course with invitee from the
Foreign Investors Council / Romanian Investors Council
7) Profits and losses. The problem of the business cycle
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LECTURES (II)
8) Entrepreneurship and competition. Factors (of production), (mass)
phenomena and football. Projection of a documentary movie and debate
upon it: Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York
Cosmos (2006)
9) Entrepreneurs across cultures: a sincere geography of the history of
some modern entrepreneurs
10) Entrepreneurs in socialism, entrepreneurs in transition, entrepreneurs
in kapitalism. Screening the entrepreneurial behaviours in Central and
Eastern Europe. Course with invitee from ECE business environment
11) Knowledge economy, green economy, inclusive economy and the
entrepreneur
12) Entrepreneurship and sustainable development. Institutions and
instruments of the long run
13) Entrepreneurs of Romania. Mass media and political ideologies.
Between the divinization and diablization of the business person
14) Concluding course. (Recap and preparing for the exam)
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SEMINARS (i)
1) Preparing the seminar meetings
2) The role of economic education in entrepreneurial endeavour
3) The entrepreneur and his enemies. Index of Economic Freedom
(Heritage Foundation), Economic Freedom of the Word (Fraser Institute,
Cato Institute), Doing Business (Banca Mondial), 2012 Corruption
Perceptions Index (Transparency International)
4) Religious morality, civic ethics, law and legislation. The confines of
entrepreneurial action
5) Profit management versus bureaucratic management
6) The making of fortunes from the Top Forbes 500 (case studies)
7) The subprime crisis and its global development. What kind of
entrepreneurial error?
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SEMINARS (ii)
8) Entrepreneurs, between foul and fair-play. Fair and unfair
competition
9) The American Dream versus The Russian Nightmare.
Entrepreneurship on top of Cold War ruins. Entrepreneurship also in China,
India, Latin America, Africa (case studies)
10) The role of entrepreneurship in privatization
11) The European entrepreneurs and the European social model
12) Inventors and entrepreneurs (case studies)
13) Kapitalism: our (not so) secret recipe. (Debate on the Entrepreneurial
state of the nation)
14) Concluding seminar
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EVALUATION
Interest, initialization, and involvement in debates
A project (private) conception and public delivery
Essay writing and /or review of a scientific article
30%
Written exam: open questions, not multiple choice
70%

SUCCESS
(NOT ONLY
GOOD LUCK)!
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