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2017/2018  BA-BSACO1021U  Cultural Entrepreneurship: Arts and Culture

English Title
Cultural Entrepreneurship: Arts and Culture

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Bachelor
Duration One Quarter
Start time of the course Third Quarter
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for BSc in Service Management
Course coordinator
  • Max Schellmann - MPP
Main academic disciplines
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Management
Last updated on 09-01-2018

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Learning objectives
To achieve the grade 12, students should meet the following learning objectives with no or only minor mistakes or errors: The student should be able to:
  • Account for the theoretical and conceptual framework
  • Apply the theoretical and conceptual framework to empirical cases
  • Discuss and assess the theoretical and conceptual framework in terms of relevance, usefulness, efficiency and epistemological/ontological assumptions
  • Present argumentation in support of a given action oriented conclusion based on an analysis of an empirical case
  • Reflect on the proposed conclusion in terms of social, cultural and economic impact
  • Initiate, organize and assess cultural projects as part of the syllabus
Prerequisites for registering for the exam
Number of mandatory activities: 1
Requirements about active class participation (assessed approved/not approved)
Group presentation in class
Cultural entrepreneurship:
Exam ECTS 7,5
Examination form Home assignment - written product
Individual or group exam Group exam
Please note the rules in the Programme Regulations about identification of individual contributions.
Number of people in the group 2-3
Size of written product Max. 15 pages
Assignment type Written assignment
Duration Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) One internal examiner
Exam period Spring
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
Description of the exam procedure

The team project that runs throughout the whole course, is handed in at a specified time 

Course content and structure

The course provides the students with the theoretical and conceptual frameworks to discuss, analyze and manage cultural entrepreneurship. It provides competences to formulate and develop entrepreneurial processes and to apply these to empirical cases within the field of arts and culture. The course introduces three approaches to cultural entrepreneurship: 1) cultural entrepreneurship as managerially driven endeavors to change and renew cultural institutions. 2) cultural entrepreneurship as politically and economically driven endeavors to initiate and support urban and regional development. 3) cultural entrepreneurship as socially driven endeavors to advocate community identity and increase diversity in artistic and cultural expressions. The course links the three approaches to globalization with a specific focus on new social media and technologies, cultural and identity studies, and the opportunities offered by a global economy. In terms of paedagogics, the course requires the students to initiate, organize and assess cultural projects. 

Teaching methods
The course consists of dialogue based lectures, group based work on empirical cases, initiation organization and assessment of cultural projects, and inputs from cultural entrepreneurs.
Feedback during the teaching period
Feedback is given in class
Student workload
Lectures and workshop 42 hours
Preparation and exam 164 hours
Expected literature

Curriculum (subject to change)
Full curriculum will be available in Learn mid-January

Last updated on 09-01-2018