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Unit description

Introduces students to digital innovation: the entrepreneurial environment and way of thinking, and the process of innovation. Students gain insight into diverse social, economic, institutional and political factors affecting future software development and User Experience (UX) design. Students learn to critically evaluate the risks involved with the entrepreneurship and innovation process.

Unit content

Module 1: Entrepreneurship processes and development
Module 2: Innovation management and entrepreneurial opportunities
Module 3: Business innovation models
Module 4: New venture creation - capital, challenges and business plan
Module 5: Sustainable growth strategies
Module 6: Ethics of innovation and entrepreneurship
 

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:
1reflect on the role of socio-economic, cultural and political conditions in the success or failure of new business enterprises
2critically assess the viability of business ventures and innovation
3develop a business plan for a new venture in the technological space
4examine the ethical considerations of enterprises and innovation

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

  1. reflect on the role of socio-economic, cultural and political conditions in the success or failure of new business enterprises
  2. critically assess the viability of business ventures and innovation
  3. develop a business plan for a new venture in the technological space
  4. examine the ethical considerations of enterprises and innovation

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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