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2011/12 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LUBS2025 Enterprise into Schools

10 creditsClass Size: 30

Module manager: Sarah Underwood

Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2011/12

Pre-requisite qualifications

Students should have completed the first year of a single or joint honours in Accounting, Economics, HRM, International Business or Management.

Satisfactory completion of Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) disclosure checks (arranged by the Access Academy).

This module is mutually exclusive with

CHEM3600Chemistry into Schools
HIST2540History Students in Schools
MATH2800Mathematics into Schools
MODL2001Linguists into Schools
MODL2005Linguists into Schools
PHYS3600Physics in Schools
SOEE3520Geology into Schools

This module is approved as an Elective

Module summary

Students will complete a child protection course; prepare a pack of financial literacy materials which they will then deliver to teams of school based pupils. In addition each team within a school will be given a sum of money to invest. Students will provide advise and guidance to help each team reach a decision on how to invest the money.


To provide students with opportunities to develop their leadership, ICT and communication skills and to reflect upon the role of business and financial education in both the secondary and higher education sectors.

Learning outcomes
On completion of the module students will have acquired knowledge about:
- the role of a mentor;
- ethical issues concerned in such a role;
- practical interpersonal skills in being an effective mentor;
- the use of ICT in the mentoring process;
- the role of business and financial education in both the secondary and higher education sectors.


Students will complete child protection training; receive guidance on financial and investment stragegies. They will then meet a team of school students on a weekly basis over a period of 6-8 weeks as they compete against other teams to develop an investment plan. Students will also provide teaching sessions on financial literacy. In addition they will attend a final day where teams will present their plans to a panel of judges in a 'Dragon's Den style competition'.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours71.00
Total Contact hours29.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Weekly activity report
Attendance at Lecture and tutorials
Training record
Ongoing monitoring of wiki

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay1,500 words50.00
PortfolioGroup prepared learning pack of materials related to financial literacy50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Resit by 2 hour examination

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 27/03/2012


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