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Unit description

Introduces students to the concepts of entrepreneurship, the new venture creation process, and the entrepreneurial environment. To provide students with an understanding of the entrepreneurs and their entrepreneurial behaviour, several entrepreneurship theories and their applications will also be examined and discussed.

Unit content

Module 1: Entrepreneurship & Creativity

Module 2: Strategically Growing the Business

Module 3: Funding the Firm: Capital & Finance

Module 4: Developing a Lean Business Plan

Module 5: Legal and IP Challenges

Module 6: Intrapreneurship

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1apply concepts on innovation and creativity
2 discuss contemporary entrepreneurship issues
3compile a new venture business plan.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. apply concepts on innovation and creativity
  2. discuss contemporary entrepreneurship issues
  3. compile a new venture business plan.

Teaching and assessment


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