KD2000 Entreprenørskap i kunst og design Emneplan

Engelsk emnenavn
Entrepreneurship in Art and Design
Bachelorstudium i kunst og design
10 stp.


The course employs a wide definition of entrepreneurship that includes personal development, creativity, self-reliance, initiative taking and action orientation, i.e. becoming entrepreneurial. The course aims to introduce students to practical entrepreneurship through an action-based approach to value creation. Students will work in teams to solve real-life challenges.

The course is a common course for the programme options Art and Dissemination and Fashion and Industry. It provides an introduction to business knowledge, innovation and project management in development processes relating to creative work.

The course facilitates internationalisation and is open to guest and exchange students with a relevant education at the same Level.

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After completing the course, the student is expected to have achieved the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and competence:


The student: 

  • has basic knowledge of corporate culture, business understanding and ethics relevant to either establishing an enterprise or to work on business development as an employee
  • is familiar with processes and methods used for innovation and entrepreneurial work of relevance to the field
  • is familiar with relevant regulations and framework conditions for enterprises



The student is capable of:

  • identifying and analysing information that is relevant to conducting an entrepreneurial project
  • using processes and methods in innovative and creative work in teams
  • reflecting on knowledge from his/her own field and using it to develop business concepts
  • reflecting on his/her own professional practice, team work, target achievements and learning as a basis for his/her own ongoing development




The student is capable of:

  • planning and carrying out tasks independently and as part of a team
  • leading him/herself and others in different development projects
  • using relevant forms of communication in an international context

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

A problem-based learning approachsupported by lectures and project tutoring is employed in the course, organised as group work in teams of four to five students.

The main focus is on defining, researching and conceptualising an entrepreneurial project. Students will be introduced to theories and methods of relevance to the course's scope, and as preparation for active participation in the course's problem-based learning methods, theory and practice. The group work includes knowledge sharing, collective decision-making, academic discussions, action coordination and mutual critical feedback. Student groups will work in close cooperation with their supervisor(s) and with external partners, e.g. businesses or other project groups. 

Entrepreneurial projects may require standard contracts for student projects as provided by OsloMet.

Arbeidskrav og obligatoriske aktiviteter


Vurdering og eksamen

The course is assessed as a group portfolio exam. 

In some cases, students can be instructed to deliver an individual exam.

The portfolio consists of:

  1. The concept description for an entrepreneurial development project as a written project report with a scope of 3,000 - 4,000 words. The visual design is expected to communicate the projects identity.
  2. A reflection on the group's teamwork, achievements and learning with a scope of 500 - 1000 words
  3. Portfolio submissions from the course period documented as attachments:
    • team organization, roles and responsibilities
    • mission statement
    • project plan
    • prosess phases
    • sustainability concept
    • delivered pitches and presentations
    • collected background information and research

The grade can be appealed.

Hjelpemidler ved eksamen

All forms of support materials are permitted.


Grade scale A-F


Two internal examiners will be grading the exam. An external examiner is used regularly.


Professor Petter Øyan


5. ECTS overlapping content toward KDM3200.