- Module code
- Module leader
- David Bosward
- Module level
- Module credits
- Min study time
- 150 hours
- Contact Hrs within study time
- 25 hours
- Teaching period
- Semester 2
This module is intended to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of entrepreneurship. The module will also investigate the personality and mind-set of the entrepreneur and actively debates the topic of nature versus nurture. The module will introduce students as to the different types of entrepreneur and different approaches to being entrepreneurial, whether this is as a traditional entrepreneur, an intrapreneur, social entrepreneur. Students will then move into the practical phase of the module whereby they will commence developing an entrepreneurial idea.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- To evaluate the mindset of the entrepreneur and understand entrepreneurial characteristics
- To develop knowledge and understanding of entrepreneurial process and the variety of entrepreneurial strategies that can be selected
- To develop students’ skills in transforming and assessing Ideas into feasible business opportunities
|Coursework||Individual Written Report (2000 words)||70%|
Students should be familiar with the content of at least one of the following:
- Ashton, R. (2012) How to start your own business for entrepreneurs. 2nd ed. Prentice Hall Business.
- Bessant, J. and Tidd, J. (2015) Innovation and entrepreneurship. 3rd ed. John Wiley and Sons.
- Blackwell, E. (2008) How to prepare a business plan. 5th ed. Kogan Page.
- Burns, P. (2016) Entrepreneurship and small business: start-up, growth and maturity. Fourth edition. London: Palgrave.