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Module Code: ENT101TC
Module Title: Introduction to Innovation and entrepreneurship
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Intelligent Operations and Marketing
Pre-requisites: N/A
This is an introductory course for students that have limited or no prior exposure to business. It is designed to build a knowledge foundation in all the key entrepreneurial subject areas. This module provides a survey of the basic concepts of starting a business, and covers the personal origins for motivation for entrepreneurship and the skills, knowledge, and abilities of the entrepreneur. The course concludes with students assessing their own potential and developing an idea and feasibility analysis for a new business.

It will help students to explore and develop the competencies and capabilities managers need to demonstrate including Visioning, Developing teams and developing leadership. It will adopt a strategic approach to change incorporating elements of leadership and learning in addition to tried and tested change models as well.
Learning outcomes 
A. Acquire knowledge and understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of business and management in relations to managing strategic change.

B. Discuss the problems faced in an organization when leading and managing change, and remedies to the problems

C. Demonstrate the opportunities and challenges presented by innovation and creativity

D. Demonstrate the importance of learning in an organization for overall development and change.

E. Show the importance of practical judgement and choice in creatively addressing the opportunities and challenges presented by innovation and creativity

F. Provide factors that influence the adoption, acceleration, and resistance to change. The importance of leading personal transformation so as organizational transformation can be possible.
Method of teaching and learning 
The learning strategy that underpins the above learning outcomes is founded on a series of pedagogical principles that promote the integration of theory and practice, the importance of critical thinking, prudence and practical judgement and effective and efficient action. A variety of teaching and learning techniques that will be employed in the delivery of the course, including guest speakers, intensive tuition and case analysis.
Marks for components where no resit arrangements are made for the student will be carried forward, whether or not they are passed or failed, and will be calculated, with the same weighting, in the final module mark.

Where the resit is not an exam (which will be held during the resit period), please provide information on the submission deadlines to the students. For example, “Resubmission within 2 (for example) weeks of the release of provisional marks.”
*Resubmission allowed.
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26    13      121  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Group Work (Report Or Powerpoint Slide)(2500 Words) 50.00
2 Case Study(2500 Words) 50.00

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