Evaluation of International Master Thesis in the Program “Entrepreneurs for Tomorrow”

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 716)

Abstract

The project “Entrepreneurs for Tomorrow” aims to establish a new Master program for Sustainable Entrepreneurship in the Volga Region (Russian Federation). The program E4T has been already running for two and a half years in three main cities in the Volga Basin, (Nizhniy Novgorod, Samara and Saransk). Its main objective is to contribute significantly to a sustainable economic development of this region. This research focuses on the aspects of evaluation of international Master thesis in the program “Entrepreneurs for Tomorrow” within the framework of TEMPUS IV grant. The authors have developed a system of Master thesis’s evaluation and worked out a check list (an evaluation grid), which can be used as a basis for comprehending the criteria of marking the final thesis. The purpose of this work is to make master students’ outcomes assessment objective and accurate.

Keywords

Outcomes assessment Master’s theses assessment Entrepreneurs for Tomorrow 

Notes

Acknowledgment

This project would have been impossible without the European Union Tempus IV Grant, the program “Entrepreneurs for Tomorrow” 544370-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-NL-TEMPUS-JPHES (2013-4607/001 - 001), and the support of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, the main grant holder. We would also like to thank our colleagues from the Faculty of International Business for their advice and collaboration, Prof. J. Spaubeck in particular.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Samara State Technical UniversitySamaraRussian Federation
  2. 2.Samara State University of Social Sciences and EducationSamaraRussian Federation

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