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Modules

Modules

BUS3344 : Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (Erasmus Study Abroad Sem 2) (Inactive)

Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

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

Topics
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

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion130:0030:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture92:0018:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading125:0025:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching12:002:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study125:0025:00N/A
Total100:00
Jointly Taught With
Code Title
BUS3000Enterprise 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.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Essay2M1002,000 words.
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.

Reading Lists

Timetable