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Course Overview

‚ÄčThe industry weeks provide a unique opportunity to experience what is like to be part of a 'startup' organisation. Working in a small team you will collaborate with your peers to develop and shape innovative solutions, products or services for 'real world' challenges. As part of the course you will gain new skills, insights and experiences that will enable you to tackle future professional challenges and strengthen your own entrepreneurial perspective.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Full Year Credit Points 0 credits (0 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Ian Heywood

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of Master of Business Administration (P/T) or Master of Business Administration Full-Time or Msc In International Business And Finance (September Start) or Master of Business Administration in Energy Management or MSc International Business Management or MSc Marketing Management
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Our industry weeks are designed to give learners a chance to further develop the practical skills that organisations are looking for to remain competitive in the 21 Century. Perhaps the most important skill sets needed in today's fast pace and changing world are those associated with creativity, enterprise, innovation and entrepreneurship.

All three of our industry weeks  link together to give the learner the opportunity to develop, shape, and build new ventures of their own. The outputs from each industry week contribute to the learner's final summer school course (New Venture Creation).

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Summative Assessments

Video of Business Pitch; Business Model report; Evidence based critique of Business Model

Resit: not applicable.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.


‚ÄčFormative assessment will be provided throughout each week of the process, via small group discussion, and general feedback on MyAberdeen


Course Learning Outcomes


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