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ENTR1002. This syllabus is still provisional. Semester Two, 2011 - 2012 15 Credit Points not yet allocated 150 nominal hours: lectures, courswork, directive reading and private study Coursework (30%) Case Based Exam (70%) One Assignment 24 lectures and 11 seminars On referral, this unit will be assessed 100% by examination.
The aim of the course unit is to introduce you to the nature of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial behaviour, carefullydistinguishing it from enterprise, in particular to enable you to explore entrepreneurial behaviour. At the heart ofentrepreneurial behaviour lies the relentless pursuit of opportunities with the motivation and intention to create wealthand accumulate capital. You will be introduced to the varied nature of entrepreneurial behaviour in different contexts,entrepreneurial motivation, risks and rewards.
Knowledge and Understanding
Having successfully completed the module, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
in both oral and written form. Intellectual Skills Having successfully completed the module. Communicate effectively. 2. Process of business venturing i. 3. 2. Taking an opportunity-based approach to entrepreneurship. 4. leadership and management of an enterprise. 3. the course unit covers the key areas ofentrepreneurial process. Examine activities at different stages of business venturing. The teaching methods are primarily the lecture and seminar. starting and managing a successful entrepreneurial venture. business planning. Teaching and learning activities Teaching methods include A number of teaching methods will be used in lectures in order to cater for a variety of learning styles and address the learning needs of the diverse student population. 3. including entrepreneurial motivation. Diagnose personal entrepreneurial motivation. environmental analysis. Factors influencing entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship. 4. Use a wide range of information sources requiring the development of bibliographic skills including the use of CD-ROMS and the Internet. 2.e. Entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial characteristics and traits. Plan and control effectively for successful completion of a personal workload. Identify differing types and styles of entrepreneur and entrepreneurial venture. .1. andsustainability and growth of a business. 4. using and justifying argument within reports. opportunity identificationand development. you will be able to: 1. Entrepreneurial motivation. Analyse influences upon personal entrepreneurial ambitions. Topics Covered This course unit is designed to introduce you to the nature and different forms of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurialbehaviour. new venture creation process. General Transferable (key) Skills Having successfully completed the module. presentations and debates. you will be able to: 1.
you will receive electronically a small package of information for each weekly topic on a session by session basis. S.uk. essential reading and suggested further reading and preparation for end of course unit assessment. which will involve discussions of the reading material..ac. Innovation and Development.uk/landt/elearn/bb6_student.000 words Assignment [cwork] Two Hour. Entrepreneurship and Small Business. and guest speakers. learning outcomes. Lectures will therefore be supported by activity-based seminars and will include the use of videos. case studies. S. which will include an outline of the lecture. you are expected to prepare in advance for seminars. and Cromie.soton. (2003) Understanding Enterprise. Learning activities include Methods of assessment Assessment method 2. You will find information on how to access Blackboard at http://www. Lectures will be concluded with an overview of lecture’s learning outcomes.html . short case studies and other teaching methods will be integrated in the lectures as warranted. Student participation. In order to enable more efficient listening. small group activities.iss. London. copies of any power point slides.ac. Case-study based examination [exam] Number 1 1 % contribution to final mark 30 70 Resources Core Resources Chell E (2001) Entrepreneurship: Globalisation.Lectures will typically start with a set of learning objectives or specific questions for the session. This will be available on Blackboard. (in library HB 615 BRI) Background Resources . Thompson Learning. ONeill.soton. Although printing out these lecture notes is optional. The web address for Blackboard is http://blackboard. UK (Chapter 4) [Library] [Shops] Bridge. Blackboard is a web based online learning platform that is used to support some or all of the modules you are studying. K. participation and note taking in class.
(In library HB615 BAR) Bragg. (2001) Entrepreneurship and Small Business.ac. Jstor and Ingenta. (2002) The Definitive Business Plan. P.uk . EbscoHost EJS.D. (In library HD31 POR) Burns. You need to acquire an Athens password for this.org UK Business Link: www. A. New York.soton.ac.uk Global Entrepreneurship Monitor: www.businesslink. R. If you are logging on the university server from home.shtml You will need to use the electronic journals from this link when you are researching for your assignment: http://www.uk/electronic/journals/index. ScienceDirect.Techniques for Analysing Industries and Competitors. (2006) Strategic Entrepreneurship.library. A. Routledge (in library HD2731 STO) Notes Electronic Resources The university has extensive range of electronic sources including access to academic journals.shtml I would particularly recommend the use of Business Source Premier.ac. books.E.soton.P5 STU) Porter. online databases.smallbusinessportal. Barringer. (in library (HD 2341 BUR) Storey (1994) Understanding the small business sector.co. M.gov.gemconsortium. study skills. and Bragg. (in library HB 615 KUR) Wickham. London. 3 & 4. (in library HB 615 WIC) Stutely. R. The Free Press. B.library.soton.library. (2005) Developing New Business Ideas Kuratko & Hodges (2001) Entrepreneurship: A Contemporary Approach.R.uk/electronic/index. (1980) Competitive Strategy. P. (2006) Entrepreneurship: Successfully Launching New Ventures Chapters 2. M. and many other sources of data at: http://www. and Ireland. statistical data. you may still access these pages. Please follow the guidelines for obtaining your Athens username and password: http://www. (in library HD 69.shtml Other Web-based sources Small Business Research Portal: www.uk/electronic/athens.
UK Small Business Service: www.uk British Venture Capital Association:www. .business-plans.businessplans.org Business Plans:www.uk Periodicals Most of these journals and many other are now available in electronic format.bvcs.uk Business Plans:www.bl.co. See articles listed in blackboard and the sessions they relate to.uk The British Library Business and IP Centre: www.uk/bipc Livewire Young Entrepreneurs: www.uk Start-up Magazine:www. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice British Journal of Management Family Business Review International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Journal of Business Venturing Journal of Management Studies Journal of Small Business Management Small Business Economics Recommended Reading A wide range of reading will be recommended at the appropriate point in the learning programme.co.co.startups.org.sbs.shell-livewire.gov.princes-trust.org Prince’s Trust:www.
They will then refer you on to the appropriate director of studies for formal approval of your selection.560 .uk Taught to ENTR1002 Pt I BSc IT in Org (Compulsory) Pt I Mcomp IT in Org (Compulsory) Students who are not registered on an ECS approved programme may take this module subject to meeting its pre-requisites and the availability of resources.ac. Change Log 2011-04-04 19:00:11. To confirm this. please can you contact the module leader (as listed above) in the first instance.Roll script .Subject Librarian for the School of Management: Ms Fiona Lindsay Telephone: 023 8059 3451 mailto:Lindsay@soton.
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