Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE An Introduction to Entrepreneurship and the Commercialisation of IP

LEVEL D - Doctoral Workshops/Symposium

ECTS CREDITS Not Applicable

DEPARTMENT Doctoral School

DESCRIPTION This workshop is the first day of EBI5001 Introduction to Entrepreneurship. An intensive introduction to key concepts of entrepreneurship and the commercialisation of IP will be given. This opportunity is important for doctoral researchers with respect to career planning. An explanation of other training and services that can be accessed by doctoral students from the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation will also be provided.


By the end of this workshop, doctoral researchers should have an understanding of:

- the harmonious duality of research and entrepreneurship;
- the key concepts of enterprise and entrepreneurship;
- the key concepts of intellectual property (IP) including how to protect it and how to commercialise it.

ADDITIONAL NOTES This workshop is taking place between 09:00 and 17:00 at the Valletta campus. It is recommended that participants arrive at the venue 30 minutes early. The use of mobile phones and laptops is not permitted during this workshop except during break/lunch periods. Participants will be served coffee and lunch.

Timetable Details

Semester 1
Occ A - Date: 7 Oct 2019; Time: 09:00 - 17:00; Duration: 8 hours


Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%

LECTURER/S Juanito Camilleri
Russell Smith

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