Global Entrepreneurship (7934.4)
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|School Of Management||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
The unit will cover the following areas:Theories, practice and nature of entrepreneurship in small business, large corporations, government, not-for-profit and community organisations;Key trends and practices in entrepreneurship, both nationally and internationally;Economic and social implications of entrepreneurship;Key issues for successful entrepreneurship, such as the problems of ethnicity and gender issues in entrepreneurship.
Learning outcomesDevelop a sound understanding of the theories underpinning entrepreneurship globally
Explain and discuss the differences between the range of entrepreneurial activities and organisations
Demonstrate an understanding of the inter-relationship between management and entrepreneurship
Acquire the skills to analyse emerging trends in global entrepreneurial activities
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
The graduate attributes for this unit need to be considered within the context or our changing world and the Forth Industrial Revolution: Innovation, Technology - Automation and Changes to the Workforce. This unit will also provide a place to enable and test practice that both from a theory and graduate attribute perspective.
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Hisrich, R., Peters, M., Shepherd, D., Entrepreneurship, McGraw-Hill Irwin, Edition: 10, ISBN: 9780078112843
The text can also be purchased online through the following link https://create.mheducation.com/shop/#/catalog/details/?isbn=9781308047553
Supplementary readings: (Optional)
Jeffry Timmons, L. Gillin, Sam Burshtein and Stephen Spinelli (2010), New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century - A Pacific Rim Perspective MacGraw Hill, Australia
Bessant, J, Tidd, J, (2011) Innovation and entrepreneurship, Second Edition, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Sussex, United Kingdom
Journal of enterprising
Journal of business venturing
Journal of Entrepreneurship,
International Journal of Entrepreneurship,
Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal,
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
Websites of con-current news and business reviews:
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
All assignments are required to be submitted by the due date.
Extension process is in the personal service section on the canvas site. Please read and follow the instructions.
However in this unit the following practice will be followed. Late assessment which is submitted within 7 days of the specified submission date and time will be accepted for marking. However, 5% of the total marks allocated for that item of assessment will be deducted for each day the assessment is overdue. Late assessment submitted more than 7 days after the prescribed date and time may not be marked. In this case a student will not receive any marks for the relevant piece of assessment.
If for any reason you are unable to do an assignment by the due date you must submit, to the Unit Convenor, a request for an extension in writing before the due date (unless impossible) setting out in detail the genuine and exceptional reason for requesting the extension. If there is a medical or counselling reason for the extension request it must be accompanied by a medical or counselling certificate which clearly states:
- that you were unfit to complete the assignment;
- the date of the medical or counselling consultation; and
- the period for which you were / are / will be unfit to complete the assignment.
Special assessment requirements
You must attempt all assessments to pass this unit and gain an aggregate mark of 50% to pass.
Use of text matching software
Partnering in learning
1. There are weekly collaboration meetings scheduled in your timetable for this unit.
2. Consultation time will be suited to your needs by appointment, in person, skype or phone. Email is not an engaging approach.
3. Innovation ACT 2018 is a further opportunity
4.Live global entrepreneurship projects and activities
How to progress through this unit
Independence, respect, submit all assessment, listen and take notes, work hard week to week, project planning and action are all key to being successful in this unit.
Required IT skills
Some opportunity to learn to program AI and learn new technologies is present int his unit.