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BU5940: NEW VENTURE CREATION (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:31


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 Third Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Marcus Thompson

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

  • One of Master of Business Administration (P/T) (Studied) or Master of Business Administration (Studied) or Master of Business Administration (Human Resource Man't) (Studied) or MSc International Business Management (Studied) or Master of Business Administration in Finance (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.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Group Pitch to Investors

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
Assessment Weeks 3 Feedback Weeks 6

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Feedback

Feedback via MyAberdeen - template for the presentation/pitch.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Group Support material for Pitch

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
Assessment Weeks 3 Feedback Weeks 6

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Feedback

Feedback via MyAberdeen, feedback template.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Individual Reflective Assignment

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 3 Feedback Weeks 6

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Feedback

Feedback via MyAberdeen, template for the report.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome

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