Management and Entrepreneurship in a Glocal Context

30 credits

The full-semester course in Management and Entrepreneurship in a Glocal Context consists of four different course modules: Management and Entrepreneurship in Small Business, Leadership Theories, Global Strategic Management and Corporate Social Responsibility.

The purpose of the full-semester course is to give the students:

• deeper knowledge of classical as well as contemporary leadership theories

• understanding of the entrepreneurial processes and managerial practices associated with starting and running a small business

• knowledge of business development, management and entrepreneurship in companies acting on a local as well as on a global scale

• understanding of corporations in relation to globalization, ethics and sustainability


Växjö is a modern city with more than 80,000 inhabitants. The city has been declared "the Greenest City in Europe" because of its focus on environmentally sound solutions and the environmental programs implemented.

Being a student in Växjö you have easy access to everything – the city centre, the woods and the lakes. The pedestrian path from campus around Lake Växjösjön reaches almost all the way to the city centre and is perfect for jogging or taking long walks.

Campus Växjö is modeled along the lines of an American campus university and is the natural meeting place for students in Växjö. Campus is always bustling with life, and students move between lecture rooms, the University Library and the restaurants, pubs and outdoor recreational areas.