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MS3058: NEW VENTURE DEVELOPMENT (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

Entrepreneurship skills are highly important to current economy and they are required to reach higher levels of economic growth and innovation. It is also widely believed that increased levels of entrepreneurship can be reached through, especially, entrepreneurship education. Therefore, this course help students build fundamental blocks that essential to embarking on an entrepreneurial venture.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Jing Cai

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the fundamentals of starting and running their own businesses, including the financial requirements. The course will include elements of opportunity recognition, concept generation and selection, new product/service design, building the new business proposals, road testing business model and funding new venture. At the end of this course students should have the foundation needed to determine the viability and prospect of starting their own small business or growing a small business they may already be a part of.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 7 - 17
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 8 - 16

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Exam

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Learning Outcomes
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Oral Presentation: Group

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
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5 minute video

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Report on Business Canvas

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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