Aims and Fit of Module
This optional module in year 1, semester 1, exposes students to the real-world application of contemporary entrepreneurship and interactive campus-based experiences across the many fields of study at the university, including advanced computing, microelectronics, creative technologies, Business and intelligent finance, manufacturing, robotics and internet of things (IoT).
The module not only immerses learners in the variety of technology specialisms available to students in the schools of the University, but also unlocks important consideration of why concepts like intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship can enhance professional success – irrespective of whether the aim is to develop new technology products and businesses, or pursue careers within existing organisations.
A Provide an overview of a key technological field which illustrates awareness of the schools and specialisms of the University
B Demonstrate a basic understanding of both intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship concepts and how they relate to commercial success.
Method of teaching and learning
The module is delivered through 6 weeks with some or all located at the XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang). Featuring real-world demonstrations of equipment, learning facilities, simulations, visualisations and more. The module will follow an engaging, interactive approach, where some seminars may be co-delivered by industry-partners or guest speakers who may use activities related to the context of the module.
Technology will be an important part of the module with materials made available before each session, and student discussion groups will be digitally available after each seminar to ensure a continual learning experience.