2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS1175 Global Entrepreneurship
10 creditsClass Size: 170
Module manager: Dr Christos Antoniou
Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2022/23
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryTo develop an understanding and awareness of how entrepreneurs create and manage ventures across national borders and cultures. The module focuses on how entrepreneurs use their skills and develop their capabilities to identify opportunities that allow them to go global. It covers the core concepts of implementing a global entrepreneurial strategy and managing a global entrepreneurial enterprise.
ObjectivesThe objective of this module is to familiarise students with the key concepts, theories, and processes of international entrepreneurship. The module equips students with the knowledge required to appreciate the dynamics that motivate the entrepreneur to go global. The module encourages and supports students to develop a critical awareness of the complexities in managing and growing an entrepreneurial venture across different cultures and institutional environments.
On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
- describe and discuss what global entrepreneurship is and distinguish it from domestic entrepreneurship and internationalised firms.
- recognise the requirements for venturing and managing across different cultures and nationalities.
- Indicate the strategic effects, issues and process of going global.
- Understand how to recognise and select international business opportunities.
- Appreciate the legal considerations, regulations and ethics involved in global entrepreneurship.
- Describe and assess the key features of successful international human resource management and leadership within an entrepreneurial go-global venture.
- Recognise the importance of global entrepreneurs for any national economy and for the world economy.
- Demonstrate the capacity to engage critically and comment upon case studies and real world examples of global entrepreneurial businesses.
Subject specific skills:
Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of, critical knowledge about and evaluate the underlying theories and principles of global entrepreneurship.
The module will broadly cover:
Topic 1: The Importance of Global Entrepreneurship
Topic 2: Strategic effects of going global; opportunities and barriers to international entrepreneurs.
Topic 3: Cross-cultural issues in global entrepreneurship.
Topic 4: Entrepreneurial and incubation support programmes in developed and developing economies.
Topic 5: Developing a global business plan to enter the world market.
Topic 6: Formulating an entrepreneurial global strategy; foreign country entrance decisions and international partnering
Topic 7: International entrepreneurship from emerging economies
Topic 8: Management of an international new business venture.
Topic 9: International Research and Development capabilities and global entrepreneurial marketing.
Topic 10: International Legal and Ethical concerns.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||84.00|
|Total Contact hours||16.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||100.00|
Private studyThis could include a variety of activities, such as reading, watching videos, question practice and exam preparation.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackYour 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. Students will also have the opportunity to submit a practice essay for mock-marking.
Methods of assessment
|Exam type||Exam duration||% of formal assessment|
|Online Time-Limited assessment||48 hr||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)||100.00|
Students will have to complete an online assessment at the end of the module. This will take place during the examinations period and will be time bound. The assessment will not take 48 hours to complete, but students will have a 48 hour time period in which to complete it. The resit for this module will be 100% by examination.
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
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