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2021/22 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

LUBS5526M Global Perspectives on Enterprise

15 creditsClass Size: 100

Module manager: Isla Kapasi
Email: I.Kapasi@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

This module is not approved as an Elective

Objectives

This module aims to provide students with an understanding of how enterprise is viewed globally and the diverse challenges faced in new venture creation depending on the local economic environment. Students will be invited to evaluate theories and practice of enterprise and entrepreneurship.

Learning outcomes
Upon completion of this module, students will be able to critically evaluate:

- demonstrate in-depth critical knowledge of enterprise and entrepreneurship theories and concepts using techniques relevant to the discipline.
- apply and evaluate theory and practice in their own research, advanced scholarship or area
- demonstrate critical understanding of different approaches to entrepreneurship across the globe in both theory and practice.
- evaluate and contextualise current issues in enterprise and entrepreneurship
- critically evaluate the potential of business activities to deliver negative social and environmental impacts

Skills outcomes
Upon completion of this module, students will be able to:
Transferable
- creatively formulate, evaluate and communicate ideas in writing to peers, tutors and others
- provide coherent and convincing oral presentations
- exhibit greater self-awareness and global and cultural insight

Subject specific
- confidently engage in entrepreneurial activity using techniques relevant to the discipline


Syllabus

The syllabus will include guest lectures delivered by academics representing different continents. Prior to each session, students will be preparing for the visit by drawing together insights from the literature and developing Q&A sessions. With each guest academic, students will be expected to take some lead over the discussions and compare/contrast what they have learned previously with different global perspectives on enterprise and entrepreneurship.
In addition, students will reflect on the content of the sessions in relation to entrepreneurship in their home country, both in theory and practice.

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
Workshop112.0022.00
Lecture12.002.00
Private study hours126.00
Total Contact hours24.00
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
Oral Presentation12 minute video presentation100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

The resit for this module will be 100% by 2 hours examination.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 30/06/2021 15:20:04

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