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MN30632: Entrepreneurship project

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: School of Management
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 70%, OR 30%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (CW 70% - Qualifying Mark: 35)
  • Oral (OR 30% - Qualifying Mark: 35)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this module you must take MN20605
Description: Aims:
The overall aim of the Entrepreneurship Project is to create the opportunity for students to engage in a practical entrepreneurship activity and to apply some of the concepts, techniques and skills acquired during the taught programme.

Learning Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete the unit will have demonstrated their ability to:
* plan a practical entrepreneurship activity.
* act on that plan, adapting their objectives to meet the needs of the situation where appropriate.
* collect and analyse data relevant to the activity
* reflect on the group dynamics that affected the outcome of the project
* present their findings in a written and oral form.

Skills:
Intellectual:
* understanding of the principles of reflective practice and action research. (F; A)
* appreciation of the issues surrounding group dynamics in project management. (F; A)
Professional/Practical:
* project management. (F; A)
* team organisation. (F; A)
* data collection and analysis (F;A)
Key Skills
* communication (F; A)
* working with others (F; A)
* written and oral presentation (A).

Content:
Briefing on the Entrepreneurship Project aims; group formation; identification of suitable project; conduct of project; writing up findings and reporting back to peer group and group co-ordinator. Students will learn about other areas in ways which will vary from one project to another depending on the objectives of the project and the circumstances of the team.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MN30632 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

School of Management

MN30632 is Optional on the following programmes:

School of Management
  • UMMN-AKB04 : BSc(Hons) Management with Year long work placement (Year 4)

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