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Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview


Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Mr John Cavanagh

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Course Description

The course will aim to provide graduates with a versatile framework for evaluating and developing business models which should prove invaluable for both potential entrepreneurs and future senior executives.


The course will include the following topics:


o  The business model canvas

o  Business model patterns: case studies for the real world

o  Techniques to help design new business models

o  Interpreting strategy through the business model lens

o  Processes for development of a business model

o  Setting up and managing an effective partnership

o  The innovation process

Further Information & Notes

Available only to candidates following an Engineering degree programme.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: 1 three-hour written examination (50%); continuous assessment (50%).  

Resit: 1 three-hour  written  examination (100%)

Formative Assessment

Written assignments and presentations undertaken small teams.


Feedback will be provided to students in written and/or verbal format as follows:

o  In response to questions and issues raised by students during lectures.

o  As part of group activities which take place during lectures.

o  During tutorials/Feedback sessions.

o  Following submission of summative and formative coursework.

Students requiring feedback on exam performance should make an appointment.

In addition, any student or group of students may request feedback on any course related matter or assignment by arrangement with the course co-ordinator and/or individual contributors as appropriate.

Course Learning Outcomes


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