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2020/21 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

LUBS5963M Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Creation

15 creditsClass Size: 200

Module manager: Dr Alex Kevill
Email: a.m.kevill@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: 1 May to 31 July, Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2020/21

This module is not approved as an Elective

Objectives

This module aims to integrate knowledge of entrepreneurship with new enterprise design. It will help create an advanced understanding of the process of new enterprise design within the context of enterprise skills and the theory of entrepreneurship.

Learning outcomes
On completion of this module students will be able to:

1. Identify the components and interrelationships of the new enterprise design process
2. Apply the new enterprise design process, including: researching for the creation, development and communication of a new enterprise opportunity
3. Critically analyse and reflect on your entrepreneurial learning process when engaged in the new venture design process, with reference to theories of entrepreneurship and the new enterprise design process

Skills outcomes
On completion of this module students will be able to:
Subject specific skills
- Demonstrate entrepreneurial skills and in-depth commercial awareness
- Assess and report on skills and attributes in these areas

Transferable Skills
- Self-manage a research project
- Communicate to an advanced level in writing


Syllabus

Indicative schedule (subject to change): -
Opportunity Business Model and Effectuation
Critical Thinking and Reflection
Individual: Beyond the Heroic Entrepreneur
Learning: Entrepreneurial Process and Learning
Opportunities: Nurturing Creativity and Innovation Markets: Understanding Customers and Competitors People: Leading Teams and Networks
Processes: Controlling Operations and Technologies
Finances: Raising Capital for New Ventures
Sense checking financial business model

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Workshop31.504.50
Workshop71.007.00
Discussion forum10.800.80
Discussion forum11.201.20
Discussion forum41.004.00
Discussion forum830.004.00
Panel Session11.001.00
Independent online learning hours30.00
Private study hours97.50
Total Contact hours22.50
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)150.00

Private study

This could include a variety of activities, such as reading, watching videos, question practice and exam preparation.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Your teaching methods could include a variety of delivery models, such as face-to-face teaching, live webinars, discussion boards and other interactive activities. There will be opportunities for formative feedback throughout the module.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay3,000 words100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

The resit for this module is by 3,000 word assignment for 100% of the module mark.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 29/09/2020 09:26:16

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