BUS3344 : Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (Erasmus Study Abroad Sem 2) (Inactive)
- Inactive for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Janette Young
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
This module provides an integrated approach to the study of enterprise and entrepreneurship. The module aims to provide students with the ability to analyse enterprise and understand entrepreneurship using a range of contemporary management concepts and theories. The module aims to give the students the intellectual tools to approach tasks and gain insight into the competences and mind-set of an entrepreneurship in practice by developing their own projects. As such reflecting on the project will be involved. This will build on the need for the development of learning by doing as part of this innovative module. The module focuses on contemporary aspects of enterprise and entrepreneurship as an applied field and takes a social constructivism approach to enable students to develop a range of skills, tools and ways of thinking as part of the entrepreneurial journey.
Outline Of Syllabus
1. The Enterprise
2. Legal Context: Legal Protection and Intellectual Property
3. Finance Raising and the Role of Govt. Support
4. Leadership, the Enterprise and the Entrepreneur
5. Working practice and environments: Guerrilla; Hubs; Community
6. Awareness of the Strategic impact of Change on the Developing Business Venture: Tools and Techniques
7. Social Enterprise
8. Reflecting on Practice and Learning
9. Group Presentations
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||30:00||30:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||9||2:00||18:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||25:00||25:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||1||2:00||2:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||25:00||25:00||N/A|
Jointly Taught With
|BUS3000||Enterprise and Entrepreneurship with Lean Innovation|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
The seminars/lectures/interactions and student small group project work, and the classroom environment will facilitate consultation/discussion with the tutor. As such students will be learning new and innovative theories, whilst at the same time learning by doing through group activity. Guest speakers will all be used to introduce the students to the main theories and ideas around entrepreneurship and the enterprise. Reflective management practice will underpin the student entrepreneurial journey.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
A reflective essay will enable the students to reflect upon their new learning and group project activity as part of the learning journey across the semester.
Students will be exposed to a process that will encourage critical thinking, innovation and creativity; research, active learning, problem-solving; self-awareness; action-planning; initiative; communication skills; team-work and relationship building; application of commercial acumen; global awareness.