- Business Management
- Dr Orla Byrne
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Curricular information is subject to change
On successful completion of this module, students will be able to:
- Have acquired personal and team-based experience and understanding of new venture creation processes
- Engaged with tools of new venture creation process to identify a potential business opportunity and provisionally test it in the market place
- Deal with uncertainty, risk and failure in the world of entrepreneurship – and learned to grow from the experience
- Synthesised main theories, principles and concepts of entrepreneurship research with your own personal and professional insights of entrepreneurship
- Identify how principles of entrepreneurship can be applied in a wide variety of contexts
Module content will relate to the processes and activities necessary to create a new venture. These include idea generation techniques, group idea development workshops, the use of relevant business development tools, weekly requirements to research and explore ideas, and carry out final pitches of business ideas. The latter classes will incorporate more analytical, theoretical reflection of what it is to be an entrepreneur and what entrepreneurship looks like in society. You will be required to engage with industry to research your business idea and conduct your individual assignment. You will be assigned and provided with readings and online material as the module progresses.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Individual Assignment (40%)||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Assignment: New Venture Creation - Group Project Presentation||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Assignment: New Venture Creation - Group Project Written Submission||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Feedback will be given to students following interim assessments. General observations and formative feedback will be offered to students throughout the module.