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BU5940: NEW VENTURE CREATION (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

The aim of this course is to equip students with an understanding of key aspects of new venture creation, including business planning, pitching new ideas to investors and managing growth. This is a capstone course, by bringing together a range of different concepts.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Lyn Batchelor

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

  • One of Master of Business Administration (P/T) (Studied) or Master of Business Administration Full-Time (Studied) or Master of Business Administration (Human Resource Man't) (Studied) or MSc International Business Management (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students will undertake sessions in: - Understanding and analysing business models - Investor perspectives - Market opportunity recognition and shaping Analysing organisational requirements and employment models - Business plan analysis - Pitching a business proposition - Presentation design, making professional presentations compelling.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc International Business Management
  • Master of Business Administration (Human Resource Man't)
  • Master of Business Administration (Marketing)
  • Master of Business Administration (P/T)
  • Master of Business Administration Full-Time
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance

Contact Teaching Time

43 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 5 Lectures during University week1
  • 2 Lectures during University week52
  • 2 Workshops during University week2

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st attempt: 100% coursework. Resit: If a student fails to reach a pass mark of CAS 9 overall, they may be permitted to undertake a resit of the substantive assignment.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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