Submitted by Cathal83 on Sun, 05/13/2018 - 12:52
Module Title
Entrepreneurship
Module Credits
5
Module Semester
2
Module Status
Mandatory

Description

Provides learners with an understanding of how an entrepreneur thinks acts and views the world and the kinds of competencies, character traits and behaviours they rely on. Learners will meet entrepreneurs, hear their stories and find out about how they influence society and the economy. Learners will identify their own entrepreneurial potential and will learn how to develop their own "entrepreneurial mindset" which is a way of thinking valued by employers and important to career and personal development.

Indicative Module Content

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • The Individual Entrepreneur
  • Stages of Business Start-Up
  • Opportunity Recognition and Idea Generation
  • Self Audit of the Student's Aptitude for Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Case Studies
  • Entrepreneurial Stories and Guest Speakers
Module Assessment
Type
Continuous
Percentage
100%