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Course Description

Course: Applied Developmental Economics

Code: ECO481

Semester: B

Tutor: P. Petrakis

The course “Special Issues of Economic Development: Entrepreneurship” aims to supply students with appropriate safeguards in order to understand how the business environment in Greece operates, what is necessary to establish a new company and how it can be viable and competitive, what difficulties arise both during its establishment and operation and how they are treated promptly and effectively, and the contribution of entrepreneurship to economic development and social welfare. Also during the course, students learn the concept of business planning and how to make business plans or create their own virtual business. In addition, students are given scientific papers published in international scientific journals, in order to acquire additional knowledge and skills.

Course Books

1. Hisrich “Entrepreneurship”, 2010, Εκδόσεις Επίκεντρο.

2. Brealey, R. and Myers, S. “New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century”, McGraw Hill International Edition.