Effectuation and causation

Effectuation and causation

A conversation with Even Haug Larsen, Assistant Professor, NTNU

This is a short introductory video focusing on effectual and causal thinking. It should be used together with the suggested reflection activity presented below, and further be combined with both a lecture focusing on the importance of reflection as well as a deeper insight to entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial mindset.


  • Understand the concept entrepreneurial mindset
  • Get a brief introduction to effectuation and causation
  • Get insight to what a predictive model is and its limitations
  • Introduction to the bird in hand principle
  • Complete a reflective activity focusing on your own skills and knowledge

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